TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: Standard style manuals From:"Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 2 May 1996 10:34:24 -0700
At 05:06 PM 5/2/96 +1, Peter Ring, PRC wrote:
>According to Carolyn Rude's survey reported in TECHWR-L 1 May 1996,
>three standard style manuals were very frequently used:
> Chicago Manual of Style 69%
> Microsoft Manual of Style 8%
> GPO Style Manual 8%
>Where can I get information on these style manuals?
The Chicago Manual of Style is, if I'm not mistaken, currently in
its 14th edition. It's published by the University of Chicago Press
and the ISBN is 0-226-10389-7. The price is about $40 US, which is
remarkably inexpensive if you figure it per pound or kilogram. ;-)
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com
-- The _Guide_ is definitive.
Reality is frequently inaccurate.
Post Message: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Get Commands: LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU with "help" in body.
Unsubscribe: LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU with "signoff TECHWR-L"
Listowner: ejray -at- ionet -dot- net