Document Design

  • Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Text for Readers by Karen A. Schriver
  • The Non-Designer’s Design Book by Robin Williams
  • The Pc is Not a Typewriter by Robin Williams
  • The Practical Guide to Information Design by Ronnie Lipton


  • Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (2nd Edition) by Bill Phillips and Chris Stewart
  • C++ Programming in Easy Steps by Mike McGrath
  • How to Program C++ by Paul Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel
  • Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010 by Ivor Horton
  • Java in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (7th Edition) by Rogers Cadenhead
  • Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day (7th Edition) by Siddhartha Rao
  • Visual C++6 Bible by Richard C. Leinecker and Tom Archer
  • Android Developers
  • Code Project
  • Stack Overflow

Project Management

  • Fundamentals of Technology Project Management by Colleen Garton, Erika McCulloch
  • Managing Your Documentation Projects by JoAnn T. Hackos

Publishing & Editing Tools

  • Adobe Captivate 4: The Essentials by Kevin A. Siegel
  • Adobe FrameMaker 9 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team
  • Adobe RoboHelp 8 HTML: The Essentials by Kevin A. Siegel
  • Editing with MS Word 2003 and Adobe Acrobat 7 by Jennie Ruby
  • How to Do Everything: Adobe Acrobat 9 by Doug Sahlin
  • Photoshop CS4 Digital Classroom (Wiley Desktop Editions) by Jennifer Smith
  • Publishing Fundamentals: Unstructured FrameMaker 8 by Sarah S. O'Keefe
  • XML and FrameMaker by Kay Ethier

Technical Communication

  • Technical Communication by Rebecca E. Burnett
  • Technical Communication Today by Richard Johnson-Sheehan

Web Development

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team
  • Build Your Own Web Site The Right Way Using HTML & CSS by Ian Lloyd
  • CSS: The Missing Manual by McFarland, David
  • JavaScript: The Missing Manual by McFarland, David
  • W3C

Writing and Editing

Commercial Writing:

  • Critical Thinking by Brooke Noel Moore and Richard Parker
  • Letting Go of the Words: Writing Web Content that Works by Janice Redish Build
  • The Oxford Essential Guide to Writing by Thomas S. Kane


  • The Copyeditor’s Handbook by Amy Einsohn
  • The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Staff
  • Garner's Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner
  • Microsoft Manual of Style by CJ Microsoft Corporation