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Journal Article

The Expanding Scope of Document Design

Philippa J. Benson
Technical Communication
Vol. 36, No. 4, Special Issue: DOCUMENT DESIGN MOVES INTO THE NEXT DECADE (FOURTH QUARTER NOVEMBER 1989), pp. 352-355
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43095669
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Abstract

DOCUMENT DESIGN AS A FIELD OF INQUIRY HAS GROWN from the movement to simplify language in consumer documents to the challenges of writing documentation for and with new technologies. This article reviews the research literature and suggests that the scope of document design is still expanding and that this evolving framework is being advanced not only by basic and applied research related to the design of information, but also by changes in technology and the growth of the team approach to documentation.

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