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Effective Oracle by Design by Thomas Kyte
Expert Oracle PL/SQL by Ron Hardman
OCA Oracle Database 11g SQL Fundamentals I Exam Guide: Exam 1Z0-051 by John Watson
OCP Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-050) by Sam R. Alapati
Oracle 8I DBA Handbook by Kevin Loney
Oracle Application Server 10g Web Development by Chris Ostrowski
Oracle Certified Professional Application Developer Exam Guide by Jason S. Couchman
Oracle Database 10g High Availability with RAC, Flashback, and Data Guard by Matthew Hart
Oracle Database 10g New Features by Robert G. Freeman
Oracle Database 10g Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques by Richard Niemiec
Oracle Database 10g PL/SQL Programming by Scott Urman
Oracle Database 10g Real Application Clusters Handbook by K Gopalakrishnan
Oracle Database 10g SQL by Jason Price
Oracle Database 10g XML & SQL: Design, Build, & Manage XML Applications in Java, C, C , & PL/SQL by Mark Scardina
Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide by Ian Abramson
Oracle Database 10g: The Complete Reference by Kevin Loney
Oracle Database 11g DBA Handbook by Bob Bryla
Oracle Database 11g New Features by Robert G. Freeman
Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming by Michael McLaughlin
Oracle Database 11g SQL by Jason Price
Oracle Database 11g: The Complete Reference by Kevin Loney
Oracle DBA Handbook, 7.3 Edition by Kevin Loney
Oracle Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques by Richard J. Niemiec
Oracle Wait Interface: A Practical Guide to Performance Diagnostics & Tuning by Kirtikumar Deshpande
Oracle9i New Features by Robert G. Freeman
Oracle9i: The Complete Reference by Kevin Loney

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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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