Characteristics & Statistics
- Online Technical Writing (David A.
- This is a text book available in full online. Find examples,
cases, and models, as well as information about applications, document
design, and guidelines for technical writing.
- Internet Resources for
Technical Communicators (Compiled by Keith Soltys)
- Rhetoric and STC
[Society for Technical Communication] Organizations (University of
Minnesota Department of Rhetoric)
- Here is a list of Web Sites belonging to professional organizations.
- John December's Technical Communication
- This page contains links to organizations, resources, teaching guides,
and other miscellany.
- The EServer Technical Communication
- This "annotated index of over 5,000 online works, lists both free of
charge articles/resources as well as some (marked with a lock icon) whose
publishers require membership in TC organizations (such as STC, ATTW, ACM or
IEEE)." Geoffrey Sauer, EServer Director.
- Writer's Block
- This online newsletter from Canada promotes good writing through "witty
and thought-provoking articles; and educate[s] through writing-related
- Federal Communications Law
Journal (Published by the Indiana Univ. School of
Law-Bloomington and the Federal Communications Bar Association).
- This electronic journal is a good example of what is now available on
the web but it does require subscription for full access to articles. You
can access abstracts in the table of contents for each issue. Under
"Links" look for a good list of Government Agencies and Other Organizations.
demographic and cost of living statistics, as well as other information for
selected locales in the U.S.
- Cost of Living & Salary
- Crime in the United
States(Uniform Crime Reports)
6787 .A3 or on the Web at http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm
North America: United States: (Open Directory Project)
After selecting the specific region you are
interested in, you will find links to sites related to Arts and Entertainment,
Business, Education, Health, Transportation, etc.
Occupational and Graduate Program Information
- America's Career InfoNet
Provides job descriptions, wage and employment
trends across industries and occupations, information on the knowledge and
skills required for certain occupations, and state specific profiles including
cost of living data and labor market conditions.
Provides snapshots of occupations including
specific skills and knowledge required. Search by occupation, or for an
occupation that matches your skills.
REF HD 5723 U54 or on the web at
Provides detailed job descriptions, including
working conditions and characteristics for numerous careers and
occupations. Growth potential and average salary information are also
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- Peterson's Graduate and
Professional Programs Series
REF L 901 P446 2002 or on the web at
Provides information on graduate programs at
universities throughout the US and Canada. Listings include degrees
offered and corresponding requirements, tuition and financial aid, and contact
Last updated August 13, 2007