Subject: Osborne's Latest & Greatest in July
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 11:11:08 -0500
From:"Faltermeier, Bettina" <> 

Below you will find a list of select new titles to be released this 
month.  For a complete listing of our books, please visit our Website at 

If you are a member of the media or a user group manager and would like 
to obtain a review copy of a book and/or its press release, please 
contact Bettina Faltermeier at  Don't 
hesitate to contact me at any time if you need more information about 
our books and authors, would like to interview an author, or are 
interested in excerpts of our books.

For bulk user group purchases (10 books minimum and a 30% discount), 
please email Karen Schopp at 

Consumer Technology:

How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0 by Doug Sahlin
ISBN: 0-07-222946-2; 512 pages; $24.99
From simple memos to interactive forms, this book shows why Acrobat is 
the tool for any electronic publishing task - including projects that 
require multimedia.  It will help its reader master the many different 
components and purposes for creating and publishing documents for 
electronic distribution.

Totally Tasteless Photoshop Elements by Wally Wang
ISBN: 0-07-222884-9; 320 pages; $24.99
Wally Wang, a highly informative and hilarious writer illustrates how 
to digitally enhance and manipulate photographs in this unique book.  He 
shows how his readers can express their deepest secrets and fantasies 
artistically, clean-up dirty pictures, erase bad memories, make 
themselves look younger and thinner, and perform other tricks.

Get Creative! The Digital Video Idea Book by Todd Stauffer & Nina 
ISBN: 0-07-222929-2; 288 pages; $29.99
This approachable, easy-to-understand guide shows how to create 
professional looking home videos, sales videos for a small business, beautiful 
wedding videos, even documentary or feature films.  The authors share 
all the essentials, from choosing the right camera and computer 
equipment to working with lighting and sound.  They also discuss planning, 
writing, and producing the video, along with the camera, software, and 
editing techniques necessary for completion.  


Introducing a New Series!
To provide quality and condensed security reference information that is 
easy to access and use, we are launching a new series of books aimed at 
IT and network security professionals - HackNotes Portable Reference.
HackNotes are quick-study books kept to an acceptable number of pages 
that are meant to be a truly portable reference.  They show IT 
professionals how to protect their network or system by illustrating how hackers 
and criminals leverage known methods to break into systems.  The books 
serve the experienced network professional as a quick reference guide 
and they're also perfect to get someone new to security up to speed 
quickly, and to provide a single source of knowledge.  
Written in a clear and concise manner, these handy references make use 
of charts, tables and bulleted lists as much as possible and only use 
screen shots if they are integral to getting across the point of the 
topic.  The following books in the series will be published this month:

	*	HackNotes Linux and Unix Security Portable Reference by Nitesh 
ISBN: 0-07-222786-9; 250 pages; $29.99

	*	HackNotes Web Security Portable Reference by Mike Shema
ISBN: 0-07-222784-2; 208 pages; $29.99

	*	HackNotes Network Security Portable Reference by Michael Horton & 
Clinton Mugge
ISBN: 0-07-222783-4; 250 pages; $29.99

	*	HackNotes Windows Security Portable Reference by Michael O'Dea
ISBN: 0-07-222785-0; 250 pages; $29.99

Certification & Career Development:

Security+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Gregory White
ISBN: 0-07-222633-1; 592 pages; $59.99
This authoritative reference offers complete coverage of all material 
on the Security+ certification exam.  It provides exam objectives at the 
beginning of each chapter, helpful exam tips, end-of-chapter practice 
questions, and photographs and illustrations.  The bonus CD-ROM contains 
a testing engine with questions found only on the CD.  

MCSD Analyzing Requirements and Defining .NET Solution Architectures 
Study Guide (Exam 70-300) by David Waddleton
ISBN: 0-07-212586-1; 672 pages; $49.99
This study guide provides 100% complete coverage of all objectives for 
exam 70-310. The CD-ROM features full practice exam software with 
interactive tutorials and lab simulations, plus an adaptive test engine.


Crystal Reports Professional Results by George Peck
ISBN: 0-07-222951-9; 352 pages; $29.99
This resource provides tips and ticks how to create 
presentation-quality reports and complex, interactive analysis documents both on and off 
the Web.  The author explains how to develop and design reports, make 
maps, tables, and charts, extract and present data from SQL databases, 
download ready-to-use sample report templates, much more.