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Conferencing News Bookstore

CN's Bookstore is a compilation of recommended reading for conferencing end-users, distance education teachers, and web communications and online collaboration researchers. Below is a list of books available to purchase on Amazon with detailed editorial reviews. Also check out the last category of recommended reading, "The Culture of the Networked Age," which makes all of this conferencing stuff so interesting!

Web, Video and Audio Conferencing:
The Web Conferencing Book: Understanding the Technology, Choose the Right Vendors, Software, and Equipment, Start Saving Time and Money Today
Sue Spielman, Liz Winfeld - AMACOM - June, 2003
Videoconferencing Demystified
Steven Shepard - McGraw-Hill Professional - 22 July, 2002
Videoconferencing for the Real World: Implementing Effective Visual Communications Systems
John D. Rhodes, Brad Caldwell - Focal Press - April, 2001
Videoconferencing: The Whole Picture
James R. Wilcox - CMP Books - April, 2000
Web Collaboration Using Office XP and NetMeeting
Floyd Jay Winters, Julie T. Manchester - Prentice Hall - 28 February, 2002
E-Mail, Web Conferencing and Streaming Media Prove Their Worth in Enterprise Marketing
Yankee Group - MarketResearch.com - 01 November, 2002
Microsoft Exchange 2000, Conferencing Server, and SharePoint Portal Server 2001
Rand Morimoto, Joe Pennetta, Chris Doyle, Joe Penetta - SAMS - 03 August, 2001
Videoconferencing and Videotelephony: Technology and Standards (Artech House Telecommunications Library)
Richard Schaphorst - Artech House - April, 1999

E-Learning, Distance Education and Remote Training:
E-Learning: Strategies for Delivering Knowledge in the Digital Age
Marc J. Rosenberg - McGraw-Hill Trade - 26 October, 2000
Guide to Teleconferencing and Distance Learning
Patrick Portway, Patrick Portway - Advanstar Communications - November, 1997
Designing Web-Based Training : How to Teach Anyone Anything Anywhere Anytime
William Horton - John Wiley & Sons - 09 February, 2000
Facilitating Online Learning: Effective Strategies for Moderators
George Collison, Bonnie Elbaum, Sarah Haavind, Robert Tinker - Atwood Pub - 01 October, 2000
E-tivities: The Key to Active Online Learning
Gilly Salmon - Kogan Page Ltd - 23 October, 2002
Teaching Online: A Practical Guide
Susan Schor Ko, Steve Rossen, Susan Ko - Houghton Mifflin Co - 01 October, 2000
147 Practical Tips for Teaching Online Groups : Essentials of Web-Based Education
Donald E. Hanna, Michelle Glowacki-Dudka, Simone Conceicao-Runlee - Atwood Publishing - August, 2000
Teaching and Learning at a Distance: Foundations of Distance Education (2nd Edition)
Michael R. Simonson, Sharon E. Smaldino, Susan Zvacek - Prentice Hall - 15 July, 2002
Distance Training : How Innovative Organizations are Using Technology to Maximize Learning and Meet Business Objectives
Deborah A. Schreiber, Zane L. Berge - Jossey-Bass - November, 1998

Virtual Communities:
The Distance Manager: A Hands On Guide to Managing Off-Site Employees and Virtual Teams
Kimball Fisher, Mareen Duncan Fisher - McGraw-Hill Trade - 22 September, 2000
Virtual Teams: Reaching Across Space, Time, and Organizations With Technology
Jessica Lipnack, Jeffrey Stamps - John Wiley & Sons - 04 April, 1997
Virtual Leadership: Secrets from the Round Table for the Multi-Site Manager
Jaclyn Knights of the Tele-Round Table Kostner - Warner Books - June, 1996
Cultivating Communities of Practice
Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, William M. Snyder - Harvard Business School Press - 15 March, 2002
The Weblog Handbook: Practical Advice on Creating and Maintaining Your Blog
Rebecca Blood - Perseus Publishing - 02 July, 2002
Community Building on the Web : Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities
Amy Jo Kim - Peachpit Press - 06 April, 2000
Virtual Teams That Work: Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness
Cristina B. Gibson, Susan G. Cohen - Jossey-Bass - February, 2003

The Culture of the Networked Age:
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Albert-Laszlo Barbasi - Plume - 29 April, 2003
Blog On: Building Online Communities with Web Logs
Todd Stauffer - McGraw-Hill Osborne Media - 14 October, 2002
Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
Duncan J. Watts - W. W. Norton & Company - February, 2004
Smart Mobs
Howard Rheingold - Basic Books - October, 2003
Neuromancer
William Gibson - Ace Books - January, 2003
Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance
George Gilder - Free Press - May, 2002
Snow Crash
Neal Stephenson - Doubleday - 02 May, 2000
Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man
Marshall McLuhan, Lewis H. Lapham - MIT Press - 20 October, 1994
Communication As Culture: Essays on Media and Society (Media and Popular Culture 1)
James W. Carey - Unwin Hyman - December, 1988


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