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This issue contains reviews of Managing information quality: Increasing the value of information in knowledge-intensive products and processes by Martin J. Eppler; Writing for Science by Robert Goldbort; The dictionary of concise writing by Robert Hartwell Fiske; Search engine optimization for dummies by Peter Kent; Messages, meaning, and symbols: The communication of information by Charles T. Meadow; Perspectives on higher education in the digital age by Michael F. Beaudoin, ed.; CSS mastery: Advanced Web standards solutions by Andy Budd, with Cameron Moll and Simon Collison; Reading images: The grammar of visual design by Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeuwen; The accidental trainer: A reference manual for the small, part-time, or one-person training department by Nanette Miner; Idea mapping: How to access your hidden brain power, learn faster, remember more, and achieve success in business by Jamie Nast; Successful writing at work by Philip C. Kolin; Information development: Managing your documentation projects, portfolio, and people by JoAnn Hackos; Designing with Web standards by Jeffrey Zeldman; Academic writing consulting and WAC: Methods and models for guiding cross-curricular literacy work by Jeffrey Jablonski; Grammar snobs are great big meanies: A guide to language for fun and spite by June Casagrande; Dissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields by John D. Cone and Sharon L. Foster; Pro CSS techniques by Jeff Croft, Ian Lloyd, and Dan Rubin; Online education: Global questions, local answers by Kelli Cargile Cook and Keith Grant-Davie, eds.; PHP solutions: Dynamic Web design made easy by David Powers; Web portfolio design and applications by John DiMarco; The design of sites: Patterns for creating winning Web sites by Douglas K. van Duyne, James A. Landay, and Jason I. Hong; Writing and digital media by Luuk van Waes, Mariƫlle Leitjen, and Christine M. Neuwirth, eds.; Blogging for dummies by Brad Hill; Deliver first class Websites: 101 essential checklists by Shirley Kaiser; Becoming an author: Advice for academics and other professionals by David Canter and Gavin Fairbairn; Everyware: The dawning age of ubiquitous computing byAdam Greenfield; Sams teach yourself Web publishing with HTML and CSS in one hour a day by Laura Lemay and Rafe Colburn; Interactive online education: Implications for theory and practice by Charles Juwah, ed.; and Self-publishing for dummies by Jason R. Rich.

Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: November 1, 2007

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  • Technical Communication, the Society's journal, publishes articles about the practical application of technical communication theory and serves as a common arena for discussion by practitioners. Technical Communication includes both quantitative and qualitative research while showcasing the work of some of the field's most noteworthy writers. Among its most popular features are the helpful book reviews. Technical Communication is published quarterly and is free with membership.
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