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Content Strategy 101

Technical content is often the last in line for investment and innovation, but poor content has profound effects inside and outside the organization—it damages your reputation, shrinks sales, and causes legal problems.

Download in EPUB format for $9.99, or buy the printed version (ISBN 9780982811849) from online booksellers. Also available as a Kindle edition from amazon stores.

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The State of Structured Authoring (second edition)

Why and how are technical communicators adopting structured authoring? The State of Structured Authoring uses data from a 2011 survey along with analysis from Scriptorium Publishing to answer this critical question.

Download in EPUB format for $49.99, or buy the printed version (ISBN 9780982811832) from online booksellers.

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Publishing Fundamentals: Unstructured FrameMaker 11

For more than 20 years, FrameMaker has been the choice for technical communicators worldwide.
Like any sophisticated machine, FrameMaker works best when set up and maintained properly. Use the information and techniques in this book to get the most out of your FrameMaker investment.

Download in EPUB format for $19.99, or buy the printed version (ISBN 9780982811856) from online booksellers.

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The DITA Style Guide: Best Practices for Authors

As more companies implement DITA to streamline the development of technical content, the demand for DITA-literate technical communicators is growing. The DITA Style Guide: Best Practices for Authors provides comprehensive, practical explanations of DITA elements and attributes. Real-world examples and clear recommendations show you how to create consistent, semantically correct DITA content.

Download in EPUB format for $9.99, or buy the printed version (ISBN 9780982811818) from online booksellers. Also available as a Kindle edition from amazon stores.

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Technical Writing 101: Third Edition

Technical Writing 101: A Real-World Guide to Planning and Writing Technical Content

Technical Writing 101 details the skills you need as a technical writer to create both printed and online content. This valuable reference describes the entire development process—planning, writing, visual design, editing, indexing, and production. You also get tips on how to write information that is more easily translated into other languages.

Download now in EPUB or PDF format for $9.99, or buy the printed version (ISBN 9780970473363) from online booksellers. Also available as a Kindle edition from amazon stores.

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The Compass

The Compass: Essential Reading about XML, DITA, and Web 2.0 (second edition)

This book is a compilation of our white papers available at scriptorium.com. The papers introduce you to critical tools and technologies, including structured authoring, Extensible Markup Language (XML), the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) and the DITA Open Toolkit, and user-generated content (blogs, wikis, and fourms).

Buy from online booksellers (ISBN 9780970473394).

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