STC produces a number of award-winning publications.
These publications include:
- The journal Technical Communication;
- Intercom magazine;
- STC’s Notebook blog;
- And TechComm Today.
STC also publishes a number of value-driven products, such as the Buyers’ Guide to Products and Services, the Member Publications database, and the annual Salary Database.
Join STC today to read these publications online, get access to valuable material, and invest in your future.
Intercom, STC’s monthly magazine, publishes articles about the issues and topics driving the conversation in the world of technical communication. It provides practical examples and applications of technical communication to promote readers’ professional development.
Each month, Intercom highlights thought leaders and practitioners who are shaping the future of the profession and delivering exceptional value to companies, nonprofits, and government organizations around the world.
Log into your STC account to read Intercom online. STC members receive access to Intercom free as a membership benefit.
Technical Communication, another STC publication, includes both quantitative and qualitative research while showcasing the work of some of the field’s most noteworthy writers. Among its most popular features are the helpful book reviews.
Technical Communication is published quarterly online and is free with STC membership.
STC’s Notebook Blog
STC’s Notebook is the official blog for STC members. Notebook is also available to the public.
STC’s Notebook provides formal and informal announcements, further information on important subjects, spotlights communities and members, and includes links of interest.
New stories and articles are added multiple times a week, sometimes daily, and the blog grows and changes to meet the Society’s needs. Both members and nonmembers are invited to comment on posts and participate in this social media platform.
Visit STC’s Notebook and be sure to subscribe to receive notices of new blog postings.
TechComm Today is a bimonthly eNewsletter emailed to STC members. It includes industry-related news plus Society information. It’s published and distributed by MultiBriefs in cooperation with STC.
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TechComm Today replaced STC’s monthly News & Notes.
2018-2019 Salary Database
If you are a technical communicator or an employer looking to hire a technical communicator, then you need to tap into STC’s Salary Database. Each year STC produces its Salary Database based upon data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, using exhaustive additional research to ensure that the salary data is accurate, reflects regional realities, and is useful to technical communicators.
Technical Communication Body of Knowledge
For more than 50 years, the Society for Technical Communication (STC) has been the definitive resource on technical communication as well as an advocate for professional technical communicators. Access and contribute to STC’s continuously evolving technical communication body of knowledge.
In an effort to help create a complete resource for all things related to the field and practice of technical communication, STC has chartered a volunteer project to develop the Technical Communication Body of Knowledge (TCBOK).
As a volunteer-powered project, it is essential to identify experienced technical communicators, educators and instructors, and students who are willing to help populate the TCBOK. If you would like to be a part of the team that is constructing what will become globally recognized as the definitive online resource for information on the profession, please contact us.