Accessibility and acceptability in technical manuals : a survey of style and grammatical metaphor /

Accessibility and Acceptability in Technical Manuals is written for an audience with a general interest in readability studies, linguistics and technical writing. With the main emphasis on technical manuals the book is primarily targeted at those who have a special interest in the design and use of...

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Author / Creator:Lassen, Inger, 1951-
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2003.
Description:1 online resource (xvii, 183 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Document design companion series, 1568-1963 ; v. 4
Document design companion series ; v. 4.
Subject:Technical writing.
Technical manuals.
Readability (Literary style)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing.
Readability (Literary style)
Technical manuals.
Technical writing.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11142145
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ISBN:1423761375
9781423761372
9027296820
9789027296825
1588113620
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index.
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Summary:Accessibility and Acceptability in Technical Manuals is written for an audience with a general interest in readability studies, linguistics and technical writing. With the main emphasis on technical manuals the book is primarily targeted at those who have a special interest in the design and use of utility texts and how these texts are received and understood by a multifaceted audience. Accessibility is not a new research area and many explanations have been offered over the past years as to why non-experts often have difficulties in comprehending texts written by technological experts. This b.
Other form:Print version: Lassen, Inger, 1951- Accessibility and acceptability in technical manuals. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2003 1588113620 9027232040