Reference Books

Subject: Reference Books
From: DocuMania <dcma -at- MAIL1 -dot- NAI -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 1997 12:40:49 -0500

Hi, I'm new to this list and would like to know if anyone recommends the
recently mentioned Microsoft _Manual of Style for Technical Publications_
as a good resource to add to my library. I recall hearing somewhere else
that it suffers from inconsistency and/or inaccuracy and may not be worth
getting. Opinions?

Also, I'm debating whether or not to spring the $40 for the most recent
edition of Chicago _Manual of Style_. My present copy is the 12th Edition.
Are there enough changes between editions to warrant buying the latest?

Thanks.

Carolyn Haley
DocuMania
dcma -at- ct1 -dot- nai -dot- net

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