RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"

Subject: RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 16:09:39 -0400

Well, among the titles in your search, don't forget my personal favorite, "documentalist".

Or, for the minimalists among us, "documentist"... or even "docist"... though there's the opportunity to [mis-?] pronounce that one with a soft 'c', rather than the preferred hard 'c'.
So... stick with "documentalist".
All the sane and thoughtful people do.



(BTW, I think I just sprained my tongue from shoving it so far into my cheek. Has anyone seen my Carnac the Magnificent hat?)

-----Original Message-----
From: Julie Stickler
Sent: May-05-14 11:35 AM
To: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"

My only problem with all the new spiffy job titles floating around out there is that it means that when I decide it's time to job hunt, it means that I have to search for multiple job titles that might match my skills.
The list of titles that match my skills is getting pretty long at this point. And I'm sure I'm still missing a few possible matches! =P


On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>wrote:

> Same answer as for "technical communicator": If there's a job listing
> for a "documentarian" with experience documenting APIs and quality
> processes, then by gosh you're a documentarian. If they're advertising
> for a technical writer, better stick with the old name.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cardimon, Craig
> Sent: Monday, May 05, 2014 11:25 AM
> To: 'Mike McCallister'; 'Julie Stickler'
> Cc: 'techwr-l'
> Subject: RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
>
> Those who film documentaries and also documenting things.
>
> Playing Devil's advocate here, why can't documentary film makers and
> technical writers/communicators share the title "documentarian?"
>
> I know you folks have strong opinions, so let 'em rip.
>
>
>

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References:
The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Mike McCallister
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Dan Goldstein
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler

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