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Welcome to the IICS Book Store!

In this area of we will post information about some of the better books on interactivity, the Internet, and multimedia.

You may contribute by suggesting books to list here, and/or by submitting a review of a book you feel is a valuable resource for your fellow interactive media professionals.

Those books whose titles have active hyperlinks can be purchased online through our participation in the Associates Program.

Jay Gondelman
Manager, Book Store

Web Site Stats:
Tracking Hits & Analyzing Traffic

by Rick Stout
 Web Site Stats cover graphic
  Rick Stout's 1997 book has made a hit with me. It features clear, easy-to-read text, numerous illustrations, and comprehensive explanation of the technical, practical and theoretical aspects of measuring and evaluating Web site traffic. This book can be well-used by Webmasters with little experience in log analysis tools as well as managers who need only to grasp concepts.


The World's Weirdest Web Pages:
and the People Who Create Them
by Hank Duderstadt
The World's Weirdest Web Pages cover graphic

Written by IICS San Francisco member Hank Duderstadt, this book is a compendium of weird and wacky Web sites that will delight and entertain the most jaded Internet surfer.

Creating Killer Web Sites:
The Art of Third-Generation Site Design

by David Siegel

30% off!! This book that should be on every Web developer's bookshelf. Siegel explains how to build sites that provide the visitor a complete experience. Rave reviews!! Available now from

Being Digital
by Nicholas Negroponte

Negroponte is one of the founders of the world-famous MIT Media Lab.
A communication visionary whose writing always provides compelling and thought-provoking insight into the ramifications of our electronic digital age.

Available in CD-ROM or paperback.

The Red Herring Guide to the Digital Universe:
The Insiders Look at Technology Business from Silicon Valley to Hollywood
by the Editors of Red Herring

The guide from the folks who know it all, and serve it up with panache.

24 Hours in Cyberspace
by Jennifer Erwitt, Rick Smolan

The print version of what occurred in cyberspace on those 24 hours in February of last year. Regarded as a premier event in the history of our cybersphere.

The book comes with a special Collector's Edition CD-ROM containing the entire 24 Hours in Cyberspace website, as well as footage of the "Nightline" segment featuring "The Making of 24 Hours in Cyberspace."

Tog on Interface
by Bruce Tognazzini

Interface design from one of the world's recognized authorities on the subject.

Explores the central issues of user interface design, including the problems presented by multimedia applications. It is a unique treasury of ideas and opinions from one of the key thinkers in the industry. It will be required and fascinating reading for all those concerned with the relationship between computers and people.

Multimedia and Hypertext: The Internet and Beyond
by Jakob Nielsen

Reflecting the changes in the hypertext/multimedia market, this book includes illustrated examples of a variety of new hypermedia systems, particularly those related to the Internet, plus many examples of the use of Mosaic and the HTML.

Published in February, 1995.

Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw by the Man Who Did It
by Tsutomu Shimomura and John Markoff

Some pulp reality about one heck of a notorious hacker who taunted and teased the wrong guy, Shimomura. Who says hackers are smart?!

In paperback or hardcover.



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