Technical Communication & Rhetoric
This project is developing a Technical Communication Body of Knowledge Portal (usually called the TCBOK for short) to help people find the knowledge they need. The project started in 2007.
The EServer Technical Communication Library is a free, open-access, categorized index of 21,016 works available online for professional, scientific and technical communicators (such as technical writers).
MLA (Purdue University)
A guide from Purdue University on using MLA guidelines in research papers, and citing all sources from a single book to government documents.
Diana Hacker Research & Documentation Online
An extensive annotated list of specialized sources for more than 30 disciplines. The resources are organized by type—databases and indexes, Web resources, and reference books—under four main categories: Humanities, Social Sciences, History, and Sciences. Guidelines for documenting print and online sources. These guidelines provide the most current advice available for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles. Sample papers with annotations for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles. Tips for evaluating print and online sources. A list of style manuals for a variety of disciplines and a glossary of research terms.
Grammar Girl Quick & Dirty Tips
"Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks to help you recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Whether English is your first language or second language, Grammar Girl’s punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Mignon Fogarty is the creator and host of Grammar Girl. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast." --taken from the 'about' page of GG.
The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing was formed in 1973 to encourage dialogue among teachers of technical communication and to develop technical communication as an academic discipline. ATTW today has approximately 1,000 members and includes both graduate and undergraduate students of technical communication as well as professional technical communicators in business and industry.
EServer TC Library
The EServer Technical Communication Library is a free, open-access index of works available online for professional, scientific and technical communicators (such as technical writers).We collect a wide range of online resources – from articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, to papers published by professional societies, presentations and advice to those new to the field, and even some well-written blogs and podcasts.
Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world. Its 14,000 members include technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, Web designers and developers, and translators - anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it.