From:"Faltermeier, Bettina" <> 
Subject: User Group Program
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 14:48:31 -0400
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media supports the service that User Groups provide 
the technical community. We value our relationship with community-based
groups and welcome the opportunity to form partnerships with User 
Groups to
disseminate the latest technological information available in Osborne
publications, and want to invite you to join our User Group Partnership 
signing up at 
Osborne encourages participation by technical User Groups that meet
regularly, discuss, teach, and troubleshoot technical topics, write 
reviews, and publish print and/or online newsletters. 
Osborne can provide User Groups: 
*	Review copies of McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media books for newsletter
*	Book donations and promotional items for User Group events 
*	A 30% discount on bulk purchases of 10 or more books 
*	Speaking engagements and roundtables with our authors (as available)

*	Monthly e-mail newsletter featuring newly-published Osborne
*	Quarterly full-color catalogs that cover coming attractions 
*	Event sponsorship opportunities 
User Groups can provide Osborne: 
*	Reviews of Osborne books published in your newsletter and on your
Web site 
*	Notification of published reviews or user reviews to use for
publicity purposes and editorial reviews 
*	A link to and/or on your User Group
Web site 
If you are the director or leader of a not-for-profit, volunteer-based 
Group, and are interested in having your User Group become an Osborne
partner, please register at  
As a special service to our Linux User Groups, we have posted two 
chapters of Linux: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition, by Richard
Peterson.  This book will be published in August.  Feel free to check 
it out
We look forward to working with you!
Best Regards,
Bettina Faltermeier
Publicity Manager
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media 
2600 Tenth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 883-7657