Rule-Based Writing – English for Non-Native Writers


How to Use These Guidelines, How to Implement Rule-Based Writing, Implementing Rules Faster and More Easily with a Style Guide, Text Rules (Headings, Index Entries, Cross References, Glossaries), Sentence Rules (Avoiding Ambiguous Constructions, Avoiding Incomplete Constructions, Avoiding Complex Constructions, Rules for Word Order and Sequence of Sentence Elements, Style Rules, Punctuation Rules, Tense Rules), Word Rules (Language Variant and Style, Numbers and Units, Hyphens in Adjective Compounds, Verb Forms, Upper Case and Lower Case, Genitive Form, Problematic Cases in English, Prepositions, Dealing with Abbreviations)

DIN A4, 110 pages, paperback, 2014
ISBN 978-3-944740-05-8

Price for tekom members: 60 EUR (Print), 50 EUR (PDF)
Price for non-members: 70 EUR (Print), 60 EUR (PDF)
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Guide to Mobile Documentation


Basic information and definitions, Models for mobile documentation, Mobile devices, Use cases, Developing a "mobile" content strategy, Managing mobile projects successfully, Checklists, Glossary, References

DIN A4, 68 pages, paperback, 2014
ISBN 978-3-944740-02-7

Price for tekom members: 48 EUR (Print), 38 EUR (PDF)
Price for non-members: 62 EUR (Print), 48 EUR (PDF)
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Purchase of Translation Services – A Guide

Version 1.0 – October 2012


Basic information, Selection of a translation service provider, Process flow of a translation order, 2 illustrations, Checklist of selection criteria, Checklist for a translation order, Important terms and definitions

Authors: Benedikt Kraus, Klaus-Dirk Schmitz, Ilona Wallberg

DIN A4, 24 pages, stapled, 2012
ISBN 978-3-9814055-6-9

Price for tekom members: 25 EUR (Print or PDF)
Price for non-members: 40 EUR (Print or PDF)
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Successful Terminology Management in Companies


Terminology, Terminology science, Terminology Work, 33 reasons in favor of terminology work, Cost-benefit analysis, Practical terminology work, Empirical results of terminology work, Tool functionalities (Terminology management systems, Terminology extraction tools, Terminology checking tools), Corporate examples and experience

DIN A4, 312 pages, paperback, 2010
ISBN 978-3-9812683-2-4

Price for tekom members:
170 EUR (Print), 160 EUR (PDF)
Price for non-members:
260 EUR (Print), 250 EUR (PDF)
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Technical Communication – international


Does the reputation of technical communication reflect its actual significance? Are technical communicators well trained enough to perform their important tasks adequately? What are their salaries? What are the conditions set by the national legal framework? What are the prospects of technical communication?

This collection, for the first time, puts the answers to these and other important questions into an international perspective. Competent authors offer a survey of the status and prospects of technical communication for 17 countries in Europe, Asia, America and Australia.

14,8 x 21,0 cm, 264 pages, paperback, 2005
ISBN 978-3-944449-21-0

Price for tekom members: 24 EUR (Print only)
Price for non-members: 36 EUR (Print only)
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