Online News, Features, Resource Lists
This page lists News published by the Online SIG, original Features from the Online SIG, Reprints, and Links to articles (including listings, toolkits, and more). The Online SIG has assembled Resource lists which are being moved to http://stc-on.org/online (April 2006).
The Online SIG has a resource list on Electronic Peformance Support on our collaborative site. May 2006.
"A group is its own worst enemy" by Clay Shirky. Published June 2003.
http://shirky.com/writings/group_enemy.html Link current June 2006.
"Collaborative work tools" by the Online SIG. Feature, July 2005.
"Computer games have serious uses." News, May 28, 2005.
"Creating an online survey with SurveyMonkey" by David Farbey. Forward newsletter of the UK Chapter STC. Link, February 2006.
"Festival inspired by World's Fairs." News, May 26, 2005.
"In Defense of PowerPoint" by Don Norman. Link, 2005.
"Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) newsgroups definition." Link, December 2005.
"Online meeting facts" by the Online SIG. Feature, February 2006.
Presentations blog by Cliff Atkinson, expanding his book Beyond Bullet Points (emphasizing script writing techniques).
"The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint" by Guy Kawasaki. Published December 2005. http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html Link current June 2006.
"Authoring and managing content for single source publication" by Barry Schaeffer. Link, June 2005.
"Content management standards efforts." News, December 9, 2005.
"CMS for STC—Phase 1, Moving the Online SIG to STC Online" by the Online SIG. Feature, January 2006.
"How to Select an Open Source CMS" by the Online SIG. Feature, February 2006.
"Information Architecture of Content Management" by Ann Rockley. Reprint, January 2006.
"Information Architecture Standards for Technical Documentation" by Reprint, January 2006.
"ROI calculators for reuse." News, June 2005.
"Spending patterns during CMS implementation" (three phases) by James Robertson. Link, June 2005.
ZDNet content management-related articles on zdnet.com. Link from Mariko Nakanishi, CIC SIG, July 2005.
"DITA: an OASIS Standard." Link, August 2005.
"DITA downloads at IBM; includes links to DITA DTDs and DITA schemas." On ibm.com. Link, August 2005.
"DITA questions and answers." Link, August 2005.
"DITA site launched." News, March 22, 2006 posted April, 2006.
"IBMs introduction to the Darwin Information Typing Architecture" on ibm.com. Link, August 2005.
"Integrating DITA at Idiom Technologies" by Bright Path Solutions. Link, April 2006.
"Specializing Domains in DITA;" wiki providing guidance for customization. Link, August 2005.
http://wiki.docbook.org/topic/DocBookAuthoringTools. Link, August 2005.
http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/preface.html#WhatIsDocbook. Link, August 2005.
http://wiki.docbook.org/topic/FrontPage. Link, August 2005.
"XML FAQ" by Peter Flynn. Link, August 2005.
"XML and content management syllabus." Link, June 2005.
"Choosing an XML Editor" by T. van den Broek and Ylva Berglund, Arts and Humanities Data Service. Link, June 2005.
"XML publishing system based on MS Word: case study." Continuing Legal Education (the client, a not-for-profit society in Vancouver that provides training and resources to lawyers). Habanero Consulting (the design firm in Vancouver). Link, July 2005.
"British Broadcasting Corporation format for media assets." News, June 17, 2005.
"Online publishing alternative to scholarly journals." News, May 30, 2005.
More information on electronic publishing may be found in Hyperviews Online,
"Email Lists and Forums" by the Online SIG. Feature, February 2006.
A listing of email lists and forums in online communication may be found in Hyperviews Online, http://stc-on.org/online.
"Knowledge Management For Developers (KM4D) Journal." News, May 21, 2005.
A listing of websites on knowledge management may be found in Hyperviews Online, http://stc-on.org/online.
The Online SIG's resource list on Embedded Help is on our collaborative website. May 2006.
"Constructing a One-Stop 'Answer Station' Website for Software Users" by Nicoletta A. Bleiel and Beth A. Williams. 2004 WinWriters article. Link, April 2006.
Is the help helpful? How to create online help that meets your user's needs by Jean Hollis Weber. 2004. Hentzenwerke Publishing. Link, June 2005.
Help Texts vs. Help Mechanisms: A New Mandate
for Documentation Writers. Nathaniel S. Borenstein. SIGDOC, 1985. Posted 2005.
MSDN Library. HTML Help. Link, December 2005.
All web design listings have been moved to the Web design category on http://stc-on.org/online.
Blogging tool: Live Journal. Link, December 2005.
"Increase search engine hits with blogs." News, August 15, 2005.
"How to Create and Promote a Blog in Eight Easy Steps" by Steven Streight. Reprint, February 2006.
"How to Start and Lead a Wiki" by the Online SIG. Feature, February 2006.
Podcasting service. Link, December 2005.
"The Wiki Way: Quick Collaboration on the Web" by Ward Cunningham. Link, December 2005.
"Wikipedia and the 'Informalation' Revolution" by Andrew Brooke. Reprint, February 2006.
"Wikis used in business." News, December 9, 2005.