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The Society of Broadcast Engineers, in conjunction with CRC Press, Focal Press, Elsevier Science, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education and other publishers, makes it possible for SBE members to purchase the best industry resources at up to 20 percent off the retail price. This collection of books is authored by an outstanding group of experts in the industry.

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Audio Over IP

Steve Church, Skip Pizzi

With its complete introduction to AoIP technology in a fun, highly readable style, this book is essential for audio professionals who want to broaden their knowledge of IP-based studio systems - or for IT experts who need to understand AoIP applications. Item #F-108 - Pub. 2009 - 280pp

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Broadcast Engineer's Reference Book

Joe Tozer

Compiled by leading international experts, this reference covers every aspect of broadcast technology from camera to transmitter - encompassing subjects from analog techniques to the latest digital compression and interactive technologies in a single source. Written with a minimum of math, it provides detailed coverage and quick access to key technologies, standards and practices for those with an audio, video, communications or computer background. Item #F-73 - Pub. 2004 - 1,034pp

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Communications Systems and Networks, 3rd Edition*

Ray Horak

This book describes how the merging of voice and data networks has evolved and is likely to evolve as we move toward an information-based economy. Item #JW-21 - Pub. 2002 - 720pp

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Electrical Safety Handbook, 5th Ed.<

John Cadick, Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, Dennis K. Neitzel, Al Winfield

This fourth edition is written by experts in electrical construction safety and medicine as a practical guide for electrical workers and others exposed to electrical hazards. This easy-to-use, illustrated guide provides vital safety information for industrial, commercial, and home-office based electrical systems. Item #M-89 - Pub. 2019 - 688pp

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IP Address Management Principles and Practice*

Timothy Rooney

This book will be the first covering the subject of IP address management (IPAM). The practice of IPAM includes the application of network management disciplines to IP address space and associated network services. Item# JW-24 - Pub. 2011 - 419pp

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Moving Media Storage Technologies
Applications & Workflows for Video and Media Server Platforms

Karl Paulsen

Keep your media assets organized, searchable, protected and accessible on demand with a clear understanding of the technical concepts and best practice workflows for deploying media servers. Item# F-112 - Pub. 2011 - 652pp

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Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks

Mihaela Van Der Scharr

Beginning with a concise overview of the fundamental principles and challenges of multimedia communication and networking, this book then branches off organically to tackle compression and networking next before moving on to systems, wireless multimedia and more advanced topics. The Compression section advises on the best means and methodology to ensure multimedia signal (images, text, audio and data) integrity for transmissions on wireless and wired systems. The Networking section addresses channel protection and performance. In the Systems section the focus is on streaming media on demand, live broadcast and video and voice's role in real-time communication. Item# F-91 - Pub. 2007 - 712pp

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Networking for Dummies, 12th Edition*

Doug Lowe

Whether you're a networking administrator or an everyday computer user looking to set up a network in your home or office, Networking For Dummies seamlessly connects you with the basics and gives you the knowledge to work out whatever kinks may come your way, in no time. Item #JW-20 - Pub. 2020 - 456pp

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Networking: A Beginner's Guide, 6th Ed.*

Bruce Hallberg

This sixth edition explains, step-by-step, how to install, set up, and administer Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010, Fedora 10, and Apache. If you're beginning a career in networking or looking to refresh your skills, you need this detailed reference. Item# M-40 - Pub. 2013 - 416pp

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Practical IP and Telecom for Broadcast Engineering and Operations

Fred Huffman

This book is written for for engineers, technicians and managers engaged in designing, installing, testing and maintaining equipment and network services for program content, training material or audio/video conferencing. It offers valuable knowledge for planning, design, integration and operation of communications equipment, facilities and services used in broadcast operations, training and conferencing applications. Item# F-83 - Pub. 2004 - 344pp

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Streaming and Digital Media

Dan Rayburn

This book gives you a concise and direct analysis to understand a scalable, profitable venture, as well as the common and hidden pitfalls to avoid in your business. By focusing on both the business implications and technical differences between online video and traditional broadcast distribution, you will learn how to gain significant time-to-market and cost-saving advantages by effectively using streaming and digital media technologies. Item# F-93 - Pub. 2016 - 264pp

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The Essential Guide to RF and Wireless, 2nd Ed.

Carl J. Weisman

Wireless and RF technology is presented at every level: fundamental concepts, basic terminology, components, system building blocks, complete systems and more. It covers broadband fixed wireless, WLANs, wireless Internet, Bluetooth and smart antennas, as well as CDMA, GPS, LMDS and WLL systems. Dozens of charts, diagrams and photographs make advanced wireless and RF technology easy to understand. Item# P-09 - Pub. 2002 - 311pp

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The Network Manager's Handbook, 3rd Ed.

John M. Lusa

This a one-of-a-kind resource features critical network technology assessments and career development advice from some of the most highly respected consultants and network managers in the field. The book gives you proven, successful, economical solutions to real-world problems associated with the host of new network technologies. Item# C-28 - Pub. 1999 - 586pp

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Video Over IP, 2nd Edition

Wes Simpson

Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications. This new edition is expanded to fully cover HD and wireless technologies and new case studies. Item # F-102 - Pub. 2008 - 504pp.

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Video Systems in and IT Environment, 2nd Edition*

Al Kovalick

Audio/Video (AV) systems and Information Technology (IT) have collided. IT is being leveraged to create compelling networked media and file-based workflows. Video Systems in an IT Environment has helped thousands of professionals in broadcast, post and other media disciplines to understand the key aspects the AV/IT tapeless convergence. Now in its second edition, this book includes: basics of networked media, storage systems for AV, MXF and other file formats, Web services and SOA, software platforms, 14 methods for high availability design, element management, security, AV technology, transition issues, real-world case studies and much more. Item #F-85 - Pub. 2009 - 512pp

* Suggested reference for SBE certification exam preparation.

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Voice Over IP Crash Course

Steven Shepard

Recent advances in VoIP (Voice over IP) technology have made it the solution of choice for voice service because of its low cost and increased reliability. Voice Over IP Crash Course offers practical technology coverage, while discussing the business, strategic and competitive implications of VoIP deployment in corporations. The book also covers the challenges faced by service providers as they evolve to an IP infrastructure while continuing to operate the PSTN. Item# M-74 - Pub. 2005 - 416pp

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