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Managing your documentation projects by JoAnn T. Hackos

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Communication of technical information.,
  • Technology -- Documentation.,
  • Technical manuals.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 591-599) and index.

StatementJoAnn T. Hackos.
SeriesWiley technical communication library
LC ClassificationsT10.5 .H33 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 629 p. :
Number of Pages629
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1430409M
ISBN 100471590991
LC Control Number93041802

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