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CCNA Cisco Certified Network

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Study Guide, 7th edition, Todd Lammle, – 2011

If you want to be certified, this will help. 800 pages with CD.

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Cisco Networking All-in-One

Cisco Networking All-in-One for Dummies, Edward Tetz, (- 2011)

Network administrators will want to read this book. 650 pages.

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Internet of Elsewhere

The Internet of Elsewhere – The Emergent Effects of A Wired World, Cyrus Farivar, (- 2011)

Being ‘on’ the Internet is a different experience if you are in Iran, Estonia, South Korea, or Senegal. And in some ways we in Ottawa could do some catching up. Hard cover, 200 pages.

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CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless Exam 640-721

book coverCCNA Cisco Certified Network associate wireless study guide (Exam 640-721) / Henry Chou, Michael Kang, McGraw-Hill, 2010

If you need to be certified, this book will help. 500 pages.

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Head First Networking

book coverHead First Networking By Al Anderson, O’Reilly, 2009

A tutorial for network cabling and protocols with visual gags that will keep anyone, teen or older, glued to the pages. It still retains the great O’Reilly quality. 450 pages.

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Mobile Peer to Peer

book coverMobile Peer to Peer (P2P) : a tutorial guide / [edited by] Frank H.P. Fitzek, Wiley, 2009

Systems engineering for wireless networking. This is a collection of sections by various authors. Many of them feature the Symbian OS. 250 pages, hardcover.

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CompTIA Network+ all-in-one Exam Guide

CompTIA Network+ all-in-one Exam Guide / Mike Meyers, McGraw-Hill, 2009

If you want to get certified, this book will be useful. It has many similarities with the other Meyers book ‘Managing and Troubleshooting’ noted below. 650 pages, hard cover.

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Mike Meyers’ CompTIA network+ guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks

Mike Meyers’ CompTIA network+ guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks / Mike Meyers, McGraw-Hill, 2009

If you want to get certified, here is your book. It is quite useful in any case. And the pictures add value: did you know what an F-connector on coax looks like? (It’s what connects your satellite TV dish, or your broadband wireless antenna. 500 pages, large format.

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The structure and dynamics of networks

The structure and dynamics of networks / Mark Newman, Princeton University Press, 2006

A compilation of academic papers, and heavy reading. 550 pages, large format, poorly typeset.

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CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+ certification study guide / Glen E. Clarke

This book is for the network admin who wants to get certified. 750 pages, and a CD containing test questions and the pdf book.