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Try "Dynamics in Document design", by Schrivner. Just got the book, have been
sheldon kohn wrote:
> If you are looking for a great book, I cannot agree with the recommendation
> of Hackos and Redish's text. I read Hackos "Managing Your Documentation
> Projects" and thought it was moderately useful, though superficial. Next, I
> bought the "User and Task Analysis for Interface Design." I expected much
> more. The authors seemed very much impressed with themselves, and I did not
> find a lot of useful information. There is a moderately helpful checklist at
> the end of the text, but unless you plan to visit grocery stores, the text
> is not that useful.
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