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Resources on technical documentation and team communication.

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This is list of literature and resources is not as long as it should be. It is a snapshot according to the current state of development of this wiki space.

Conversation and Community

Authors
Anne Gentle
Short Description
Experiment with social media, social networking, and social relevance.
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Developing Quality Technical Information

Authors
Gretchen Hargis, Michelle Carey, Ann Kilty Hernandez, Polly Hughes, Deirdre Longo, Shannon Rouiller, Elizabeth Wilde
Short Description
A Handbook for Writers and Editors - Direct from IBM's own documentation experts, this is the definitive guide to developing outstanding technical documentation--for the Web and for print. Using extensive before-and-after examples, illustrations, and checklists, the authors show exactly how to create documentation that's easy to find, understand, and use. This edition includes extensive new coverage of topic-based information, simplifying search and retrievability, internationalization, visual effectiveness, and much more.
Publication Date
2004

Information Architecture for the World Wide Web

Authors
Peter Morville, Louis Rosenfeld
Short Description
The post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups makes well-planned information architecture even more essential. How do you present large volumes of information to people who need to find what they're looking for quickly? This classic primer shows information architects, designers, and web site developers how to build large-scale and maintainable web sites that are appealing and easy to navigate.
Publication Date
November 2006

Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry

Authors
Sun Technical Publications
Short Description
The definitive reference for technical writers, editors, and documentation managers, Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry, Third Edition,has been revised and updated to cover everything from creating screencasts and referencing web sites to writing for wikis.
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Rule-Based Writing –  English for Non-Native Writers

Authors
Jörg Michael
Short Description
With their new guideline "Rule-Based Writing – English for Non-Native Writers", tekom offers a reliable set of rules especially for all non-native speakers of English who write technical English texts either often or occasionally. The guidelines compile, in English, the most important terms, concepts and rules of standardization for technical writing in English on the level of text, sentence and words.
Publication Date
2014

The Insider's Guide to Technical Writing

Authors
Krista Van Laan
Short Description
Every complex product needs to be explained to its users, and technical writers, also known as technical communicators, are the ones who do that job. A growing field, technical writing requires multiple skills, including an understanding of technology, writing ability, and great people skills.
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