Help with Technical and Scientific Writing


I recommend the following books and online pages for help with technical writing. I provide a brief comment after each entry to highlight its strong points. Entries in each category are more or less in order of usefulness, web links first, books last.


Technical writing


English writing


Dictionaries and Thesauruses


Writing is hard work

Articles on technical writing

I recommend the following articles on technical writing (reproduced by permission). I provide a list of keywords for each. More recent issues of IEEE Transactions on Professional Commmunication are listed at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=47.

Article on conference organization


Slides from my course on Technical Writing for Publication


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Last modified 25 July 2012