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Computer Science: Technical Writing

Finding Articles on Technical Writing

Magazine and Trade Articles

Screenshot of Source Types menu in Quick Search.Most academic journal articles about technical writing are for professors teaching this subject.  You are more likely to find tips and techniques for technical writing in magazine articles and trade publications.

The databases below will allow you to limit your results by Source Type to see only articles from certain types of publications.

Scholarly Articles

Finding Books on Technical Writing

You can also browse the shelves in Rose Library. Most books on technical writing are in the call number areas T10 and T11, located on the 4th floor of Rose.

Whether browsing or searching, please be aware that most technical writing books are about science and engineering. It may take some time to find books about technical writing for computer science.