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Alred, Gerald J.

Overview
Works: 39 works in 215 publications in 4 languages and 9,068 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HF5726, 808.0666
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Most widely held works by Gerald J Alred
The business writer's handbook by Gerald J Alred( Book )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains nearly four hundred alphabetized entries that provide guidance for writing business documents such as brochures, press releases, resumes, executive summaries, proposals, and reports, and provides general advice on organizing, researching, writing, revising, grammar, usage, style, and punctuation
Handbook of Technical Writing by Gerald J Alred( Book )

67 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This resource - alphabetically arranged for quick reference - provides guidance on the writing process, in-depth treatment of grammar and usage, abundant real-world examples of technical writing, and up-to-date coverage of technology. The Handbook features more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries covering effective print, oral, and electronic communication in government, science, and industry and offers plentiful models of effective reports, proposals, visuals, correspondence, and much more. A unique four-way access system - the alphabetical organization, topical key to the alphabetical entries, checklist of the writing process, and comprehensive index - ensures fast, accurate retrieval of information. This edition, with its thoroughly updated and expanded coverage of electronic communication, includes new and revised entries on Web page design, the Internet, search engines, email, faxes, and more, with added coverage of online research and solid advice on finding, evaluating, and documenting Internet sources. New ESL tips boxes offer additional writing help to nonnative speakers of English, new writer's checklists highlight key information, and an appealing new two-color design makes the Handbook easier to use than ever."--Jacket
The business writer's companion by Gerald J Alred( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-access guide to the most common types of business writing and communication, The Business Writer's Companion places writing in real-world context with hundreds of business writing topics and more than sixty sample documents. Always anticipating the needs of today's business writers, the sixth edition includes updated information on the technologies that are integral to workplace writing and offers tips about professionalism. BOOK COVER
Writing that works : communicating effectively on the job by Walter E Oliu( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining clear advice on the writing process and countless model documents from real workplace settings, Writing That Works sets the standard for professional writing books today. More than ever, this eleventh edition reflects the role of technology in the office and the classroom, addressing the most current types of business documents online and in print, providing informative guidelines on selecting the appropriate medium for your document, communication, or presentation, and offering new advice on landing and keeping a job in today's economy. An integrated student site works with the text to offer additional resources and models reflecting the authors' trademark clarity
Writing that works : how to write effectively on the job by Walter E Oliu( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The book] is designed for students of varied academic backgrounds and occupational interests whose jobs will, or already do, require writing skills. Each chapter provides examples drawn from a wide range of occupations, as well as structured exercises and writing assignments ... This text is inclusive enough to serve as a reference tool for the student long after the course is over, since no course can cover all the writing concerns students will encounter once they are actually on the job.-Pref
Business and technical writing : an annotated bibliography of books, 1880-1980 by Gerald J Alred( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The technical writer's companion by Gerald J Alred( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical writing; composition for the business and technical world by Charles T Brusaw( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concise handbook for technical writing by Charles T Brusaw( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Professional writer : a guide for advanced technical writing by Gerald J Alred( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The St. Martin's bibliography of business and technical communication by Gerald J Alred( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing that works : effective communication in business by Walter E Oliu( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of technical writing( )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kagaku bijinesu eigo handobukku( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business writer's handbook + documenting sources in mla style 2016 update by Gerald J Alred( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business writer's companion + documenting sources in mla style 2016 update by Gerald J Alred( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of technical writing by Gerald J Alred( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text] remains the complete technical-writing reference for students and professionals alike. [It] focus[es] on technology and electronic research and with the typical components of a variety of professional documents.-Dust jacket
The business writer's companion by Gerald J Alred( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] is an easy-to-use guide to the most common types of business writing and communication. [The] focus in [the book is to] help students prepare for an increasingly global and technological environment as well as helping them become aware of the ethical concerns of business writing.-Pref
The business writer's handbook by Gerald J Alred( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text] is a comprehensive resource for both academic and professional audience. [It] cover[s] effective print, oral, and electronic communication in the business world, as well as grammar, style, and usage. [It also covers] work-place technologies, library and Internet research, and documenting sources, as well s improved treatment of promotional writing, formal reports, job searches, presentations, and visuals.-Pref
Handbook of technical writing + documenting sources in mla style 2016 update by Gerald J Alred( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The business writer's handbook
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アルレッド, G. J

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Handbook of Technical WritingThe business writer's companionWriting that works : communicating effectively on the jobWriting that works : how to write effectively on the jobThe technical writer's companionThe concise handbook for technical writingThe Professional writer : a guide for advanced technical writingThe St. Martin's bibliography of business and technical communication