Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?

Subject: Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:25:12 -0400

Some great ones were already mentioned. Here are some others that might be
helpful:

The DITA Style Guide: Best Practices for Authors by Tony Self
http://www.scriptorium.com/books/


The DITA series published by XML Press
http://xmlpress.net/publications/dita/

Bill


On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

> Up on my bookshelf, covered with dust, I have a large 3-ring binder with
> the IM logo and the title "Strategies for Developing High-Performance
> Documentation". It's the materials I received when I took IM training in
> the early 90s. Although I found the training quite useful and have used
> their concepts and techniques ever since, I haven't looked at this binder
> in years. Do you think it would be useful to you?
>
> Mark Giffin
> Mark Giffin Consulting, Inc.
> http://markgiffin.com/
>
>
> On 10/20/2014 10:13 AM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>
>> I believe Information Mapping is so aggressive about protecting their
>> copyrights that you will find no free source.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Janoff, Steven
>> <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>>> Okay, last attempt at searching for this. I'm still getting great
>>> responses but they don't address what I want, so let me try one more time
>>> to be specific.
>>>
>>> I'm looking for a way to learn Information Mapping, as it was developed
>>> in the 1960s (and beyond, to the extent it's been improved), WITHOUT going
>>> through the "official" Information Mapping company.
>>>
>>> I'm preferably looking for either a book, a DVD, or some kind of digital
>>> media that will help me learn the techniques of the system. (Books *other
>>> than* by Robert Horn, as I have the two main ones and I don't have the
>>> patience for them.)
>>>
>>
>>
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Resources for learning Structured Writing?: From: Janoff, Steven
RE: Resources for learning Structured Writing?: From: Janoff, Steven
RE: Resources for learning Structured Writing?: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?: From: Mark Giffin

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