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This issue contains reviews of Creation, use, and deployment of digital information by Herre van Oostendorp, Leen Breure, and Andrew Dillon, eds.; Understanding and communicating social informatics: A framework for studying and teaching the human contexts of information and communication technologies by Rob Kling, Howard Rosenbaum, and Steve Sawyer; Understanding information transmission by John B. Anderson and Rolf Johnnesson; Datacloud: Toward a new theory of online work by Johndan Johnson-Eilola; The skills of document use: From text comprehension to Web-based learning by Jean-Fran├žois Rouet; The author’s handbook by Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel; Branding for nonprofits by DK Holland; Effective software project management by Robert K. Wysocki; The AMA handbook of project management by Paul C. Dinsmore and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, eds.; Training the active training way: 8 strategies to spark learning and change by Mel Silberman; Applied software project management by Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene; Index it right! Advice from the Experts, Volume 1 by Enid L. Zafran, ed.; The Gregg reference manual : A manual of style, grammar, usage, and formatting by William A. Sabin; The writer’s FAQs: A pocket handbook by Muriel Harris; Release the hounds: A guide to research for journalists and writers by Christine Fogg; The magazine writer’s handbook by Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel; Access by design: A guide to universal usability for Web designers by Sarah Horton; Health writer’s handbook by Barbara Gastel; Globalization and its enemies by Daniel Cohen; trans. Jessica B. Baker; Creating Web sites: The missing manual by Matthew MacDonald; Google: The missing manual by Sarah Milstein, J. D. Biersdorfer, and Matthew MacDonald; How to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404: Assessing the effectiveness of internal control by Michael Ramos; Scientific style and format: The CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers by Style Manual Committee, Council of Science Editors; Web design before & after makeovers by Richard Wagner; Rapid instructional design: Learning ID fast and right by George M. Piskurich; Spunk & bite: A Writer’s guide to punchier, more engaging language & style by Arthur Plotnik; Prioritizing Web usability by Jakob Nielsen and Hoa Loranger; Indexing books by Nancy C. Mulvany.

Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: February 1, 2007

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