Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Principles for helpful sequence and their relevance in technical writings: A study|
|Keywords:||S. R. Ranganathan;Ranganathan’s Principles for Helpful Sequence;Technical Writings;Knowledge Organisation;Classification|
|Abstract:||A modest attempt is made in this paper to show how Ranganathan’s Principles for Helpful Sequence are relevant in technical writings as writers need to organise the knowledge in a helpful sequence. Instead of relying on intuition, a deliberate understanding of the Principles for Helpful Sequence as recognised by Ranganathan would be more useful in bringing out effective products. The paper first outlines the eight Principles for Helpful Sequence and then goes on to explore the relevance of each of these eight principles to a wide range of technical documents. The paper concludes that an understanding of these principles is part of the core competencies of technical writers even in the web environment.|
|ISSN:||0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||ALIS Vol.62(4) [December 2015]|
Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.