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How Digital Photography Works by Ron White
How the Internet Works by Preston Gralla
How Networks Work by Frank J. Derfler129-3

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  1. Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies by Doug Lowe (2004)
  2. Magic Lantern Guides: Nikon D70s / D70 by Simon Stafford (2005)
  3. The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works (4th Edition) by Douglas E. Comer (1995)
  4. How Computers Work by Ron White (1993)
  5. Network Warrior by Gary A. Donahue (2007)
  6. Managing Internet Information Services by Jerry Peek (1994)
  7. Photoshop CS3: Essential Skills by Mark Galer (2007)
  8. How Wireless Works (How It Works Series (Emeryville, Calif.).) by Preston Gralla (2002)
  9. Ethernet: The Definitive Guide by Charles E. Spurgeon (2000)
  10. Mastering Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch (2005)
  11. The Internet Revolution by Kevin Hillstrom (2005)
  12. Mastering Your Digital SLR: How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Camera by Chris Weston (2005)
  13. Computer Networks & Internets by Douglas E. Comer (1997)
  14. How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera by Dave Johnson (2001)
  15. Sams Teach Yourself HTML 4 in 24 Hours by Dick Oliver (1997)

Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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