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Technical Communication Resources

Eserver TC Library, a cooperative library for technical communicators

The Department of Technical Communication at the University of Washington in Seattle runs this site. It has more than 21,000 articles on topics like graphic design, accessibility, human factors, information design, technical writing, usability, user interface, editing, multimedia, and Web design. If you want more information about technical communication, start here!

Marketing Communication Resources

MarcommWise

"Your source for marketing communication knowledge"

This site contains knowledge bank articles on a wide variety of marketing communication subjects and links to other sources of marketing communication information.

Public Relations and Marketing Communication Resources

Online Public Relations

"Dedicated to helping you deliver better, faster and less-expensive PR and marketing communications"

Run by James L. Horton, Online Public Relations offers links to media, public relations, and marketing resources as well as handy references.

Web Usability

Usability.gov

"Your resource for designing usable, useful and accessible Web sites and user interfaces"

The National Cancer Institute runs this site. It has information on Usability Basics, Methods for Designing Usable Web Sites, and Links to Other Usability Sites.

Usable Web

This site, by Keith Instone, contains over 1,000 links to information about web usability, including techniques on how to improve Web usability, and advice and examples of usable design.

Searchable Internet Databases

Invisible Web: What it is, Why it exists, How to find it, and Its inherent Ambiguity

This tutorial by the University of California at Berkeley Library explains how to find information in searchable databases on the Internet.


Society for Technical Communication

Rocky Mountain Chapter

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication is the place to go for information about technical communication in the metropolitan Denver area. The site includes announcements of upcoming chapter meetings and an excellent blog. The programs at chapter meetings are an economical way to learn valuable technical communication skills.

Boulder Writers Alliance

bwa.org

Members of the Boulder Writers Alliance specialize in all facets of writing and communications, including technical and marketing writing, fiction and journalism, editing, graphic arts, multimedia, and the World Wide Web. BWA provides education, networking, and marketing opportunities for members, and connects writers with employers through this BWA Web site.

Boulder Software Club

bouldersoftware.org

The meetings of the Boulder Software Club and its sibling, the Denver Software Club, offer excellent networking opportunities and some of the best programs on software topics that we've attended! Past meetings have featured "Performance-Based Pricing," "OEM Marketing," "How to Build Higher Quality Software at a Lower Cost with Agile Methods," "Getting the Attention of Industry Analysts," and "Corporate Financing: Debt versus Equity."


Marc Lee Multimedia

mlmultimedia.com

Do you need a multimedia guru? This is the company we go to when we need a multimedia solution! Marc Lee Multimedia will capture and communicate your organization's knowledge "in ways you've never before imagined, making it vital, making it real, engaging, interactive."

Graftek Design

970.204.9474

Communication... creativity... results

Graftek Design has partnered with us on many of our most important technical communication projects. Samples of their work on our website include How to Apply for an Internal Job Quick Guide, PCS 3000 Ultra Flow Controller Quick Reference Guide, and WellTender Operator's Guide. We highly recommend Graftek Design for your design and illustration needs!