Reference

Here is a list of resources that technical communicators use on a daily basis.

A comprehensive English, computer, medical, video and dream dictionary and a thesaurus all rolled into one
http://www.hyperdictionary.com/

American Heritage Dictionary
http://ahdictionary.com/

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
http://www.m-w.com/

The Free Dictionary: English, medical, legal, and computer dictionaries; thesaurus; encyclopedia; literature reference library; and search engine all in one
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

Roget’s Thesaurus
http://thesaurus.com/

A search engine for defining, translating, and finding words
http://www.onelook.com/

A general encyclopedia that provides basic information on a wide range of subjects
http://keywen.com/index.html

Wikipedia: An “open content” encyclopedia with more than 4 million entries
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

A guide to grammar and writing, sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Glossary of software engineering terms
http://www.apl.jhu.edu/Notes/Hausler/web/glossary.html

Acronym Finder
http://www.acronymfinder.com/

The online version of “Information Please”
http://www.infoplease.com/

An “online dictionary about the Internet”
http://www.netlingo.com/inframes.cfm

A dictionary of computer and Internet terms
http://www.webopedia.com/

A closer look at Technical Communication
http://www.qualityansweringservice.com/resources/technical-communications-closer-look

Grammar and Writing Guide
http://www.onlinegraduateprograms.com/resources/grammar-and-writing-guide/

BestColleges.com Writing Guide for Undergrads
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/writing-guide-for-undergrads/

 

 

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