Cisco Press and Barnes & Noble announce new CCNA self-study custom editions

Visit your local Barnes & Noble store or Barnes & for access to Exclusive Networkers Content

Indianapolis, IN - 2003 Cisco Press, the best-selling publisher of Cisco certification self-study books, works with Cisco Learning Partners and booksellers to bring IT professionals tools and promotions that will help further their learning.  Partnering with Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) and Barnes & (NASDAQ: BNBN) (, Cisco Press has created an all-new lineup of custom editions for the latest CCNAâ exams that include access to exclusive content from Networkers 2003.

The new custom editions provide access to presentations from the Cisco Networkers 2003 user conference on subjects like wireless, IP telephony, and network security.  Visit your nearest Barnes & Noble bookstore today or to purchase any of the following editions:

CCNA Certification Library (CCNA Self-Study), ISBN: 158720097X
CCNA ICND Exam Certification Guide (CCNA Self-Study), ISBN: 1587200961
CCNA Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (CCNA Self-Study), ISBN: 1587200988

As the official publisher of Cisco Systems, Cisco Press is again first to market with a broad selection of self-study titles for the CCNA 640-801, INTRO 640-821, and ICND 640-811 exams.


About Cisco Press

Cisco Press, a partnership between Cisco Systems® (NASDAQ:CSCO) and the Pearson Education division of Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO), is the official publisher of Cisco® networking technology and Cisco certification self-study materials for networking students and professionals. Cisco Press resources are the only print companions reviewed and approved by Cisco Systems for use in the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Cisco Press products can be purchased at your favorite local bookstore, computer/electronic store, online bookseller, or at

About Barnes and Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world's largest bookseller, operating 634 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 49 states.  It also operates 234 B. Dalton Bookseller stores, primarily in regional shopping malls.  The company offers titles from more than 50,000 publisher imprints, including thousands of small, independent publishers and university presses.  It conducts its e-commerce business through Barnes & (NASDAQ: BNBN) (

Barnes & Noble also has approximately a 63 percent interest in GameStop (NYSE: GME), the nation's largest video-game and entertainment-software specialty retailer with 1,393 stores. 

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About Barnes &

Barnes & is a leading Internet-based retailer of books, music, DVD/video and online courses.  Since opening its online store ( in March 1997, Barnes & has attracted more than 15.2 million customers in 230 countries.  Barnes &'s bookstore includes the largest in-stock selection of in-print book titles with access to approximately one million titles for immediate delivery, supplemented by more than 30 million listings from its nationwide network of out-of-print, rare and used book dealers.  Barnes & offers its customers fast delivery, easy and secure ordering, and rich editorial content.

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Jamie Adams
Cisco Press