- Upon completion of this chapter, readers will be able to:
- Explain the three types of information found in handbooks.
- Explain and apply the guidelines for handbook format and style.
A handbook, as we are defining it here, is a combination of concept, instruction, and reference information focused on a specific topic for a specific audience's needs.
McMurrey, David, "02.10: Handbooks" (2019). Open Technical Communication. 11.