Publisher description for Science and technical writing : a manual of style / Philip Rubens, general editor.


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With this new edition, Science and Technical Writing confirms its position as the definitive style resource for thousands of established and aspiring technical writers. Here are just a few comments from reviews of the first edition:
"If you are a technical or science writer or editor, you should own this book."
--AMWA Journal, American Medical Writers Association
"A must for all scientific and technical writers, editors, educators and students."
--American Library Book Review
"Authoritative, exhaustive and well-organized."
--Library Journal
Editor Philip Rubens has fully revised and updated his popular 1994 edition, with full, authoritative coverage of the techniques and technologies that have revolutionized electronic communications over the past eight years. His new Manual provides both professionals and would-be professionals with the latest style guidelines for the field - including information on the more complex issues facing the sci-tech writer:
Designing on-screen information
Working with linked and archived web sources
Selecting infographics
Writing Global English and using illustrations for non-native-speaking audiences
And much more
This is the most up-to-date guide to cover the entire range of scientific and technical writing in virtually every medium - an essential for writers, editors, publishers and anyone associated with the field!




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Technical writing.