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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 1 • Date March 1998

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  • Collin Randlesome And Andrew Myers, "Cultural Fluency: Results From A UK And Irish Survey"

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):70 - 71
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  • Profile Of Helen Constantinides

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):74 - 76
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  • Cognitive Aspects Of Electronic Text Processing, Vol. LVIII In The Series Advances In Discourse Processes[Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):77 - 79
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  • Nostalgic Angels: Rearticulating Hypertext Writing[Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):80 - 81
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  • The Wired Neighborhood [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):82 - 83
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  • The Computer And The Page: Publishing, Technology, & The Classroom[Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):84 - 85
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  • Editing visual media

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):33 - 46
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    The principal obligation of the editor charged with editing visual media is to understand the strengths and the limitations of both text and visuals so as to make informed media choices. The paper compares and contrasts visual and verbal media in an effort to provide the reader with some practical guidance in making media choices. The paper also offers a set of practical guidelines for the use of ... View full abstract»

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  • Aligning international editing efforts with global business strategies

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):16 - 23
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    The authors define international editing as editing documents for a multilingual readership or multinational distribution. They argue that international editing embodies and represents corporate global strategies, which directly affect editing choices. They describe three global strategies-ethnocentric, polycentric, or geocentric-and four categories of editing-linguistic, socio-cultural, political... View full abstract»

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  • Editing a Web site: extending the levels of edit

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):47 - 57
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    For technical editors accustomed to preparing manuscripts for print, editing in the new medium of the World Wide Web can prove challenging. The article suggests how technical editors can prepare themselves by adapting the levels of edit concept, long used in the technical editing of books, articles, and reports, to deal with the different requirements of this new medium View full abstract»

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  • Technical editing in transition: editors wanted for intranet site development

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):5 - 15
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    Because of the changing nature of today's corporations and their distributive information systems, editors are in the right place and time to influence the development and management of Web based publishing systems within their companies. Technical editors possess unique skills that could be adapted for editing and administering intranets-company wide information publishing systems relying on Inte... View full abstract»

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  • Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):66 - 69
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  • Today's style guide: trusted tool with added potential

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):24 - 32
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    Style guides, the primary tool of technical editors, are as important as ever; actually, their increased uses and benefits can redefine the activities of editors. Specifically, style guides can be used to train new employees, to generate buy-in of subject-matter experts, and to define the process flow of document and product generation. Additionally, because they have the potential to control many... View full abstract»

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  • Profile Of Mark Barnett

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):72 - 73
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  • Ethics for editors: an analytical decision-making process

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):58 - 65
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    Editors face ethical dilemmas when conflicts arise between their loyalties to readers, to authors, and to employers. They can systematically resolve such conflicts by applying an analytical decision-making process called “value analysis”. This six-step process enables editors to take advantage of a model to rank core values and resolve the issue in favor of the more important value. An... View full abstract»

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The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.