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Appendix A – Suggested Further Reading and Resources

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Apple Computer, Inc. The Apple CD-ROM Handbook: A Guide to Planning, Creating, and Producing a CD-ROM. Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1992.

Bouwhuis, Gijs, et. al. Principles of Optical Disc Systems. Bristol: Adam Hilger, 1985.

Brown, Martin C. CD Recordable Solutions. Cincinnati: Muska and Lipman, 2001.

Caffarelli, Fabrizio, and Deirdre Straughan. Publish Yourself on CD-ROM: Mastering CDs for Multimedia. New York: Random House, 1992.

Chambers, Mark L. Hewlett-Packard Official Recordable CD Handbook. Foster City: IDG Books, 2000.

Chambers, Mark L. Recordable CD Bible. Foster City: IDG Books, 1997.

Chambers, Mark L. CD and DVD Recording for Dummies. New York: Hungry Minds, 2001.

Marchant, Alan B. Optical Recording: A Technical Overview. Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Ogletree, Terry William, and Todd Brakke. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating Your Own CDs. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Macmillian, 2002.

Pahwa, Ash. The CD-Recordable Bible: An Essential Guide for Any Business. Wilton: Eight Bit Books, 1994.

Purcell, Lee. CD-R/DVD: Disc Recording Demystified. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Purcell, Lee, and David Martin. The Complete Recordable-CD Guide. Alameda: Sybex, 1997.

Pohlmann, Ken C. The Compact Disc Handbook. 2nd ed. Madison: A-R Editions, 1992.

Pohlmann, Ken C. Principles of Digital Audio. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.


Bennett, Hugh. Running Optimum Power Control: Data Integrity in CD-Recording. Santa Barbara: Optical Storage Technology Association, 1998.

Busk, Philip J. et. al. Compact Disc Terminology. 2nd ed. Wilmington: Disc Manufacturing, Inc., 1993.

Busk, Philip J. Integrating Mixed-Mode CD-ROM. Wilmington: Disc Manufacturing, Inc., 1992.

DeMoulin, Robert, Toshi Iizuka, and Rod Volturno. CD Recordable Handbook: A Guide to Choosing the Right CD Recorder for You. 2nd ed. San Jose: Ricoh Corporation, 1995.

Disc Manufacturing, Inc. A Glossary of CD and CD-ROM Terms. Wilmington: DMI, 1993.

Disc Manufacturing, Inc. An Overview to Multimedia CD-ROM Production. Wilmington: DMI, 1992.

Eastman Kodak Company. Data Integrity on CDs. Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, 1995.

Eastman Kodak Company. Permanence, Care, and Handling of CDs: Including CD-ROM, Writable CD, and Kodak Photo CD. Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, 1995.

Eastman Kodak Company. Why Kodak Writable CD Media with Infoguard Protection System? Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, 1995.

Hamelinck, Dirk, Bob Ijtsma, and Eggert Gudmundsson. Mount Rainier: Drag and Drop Data on CD-RW. Eindhoven: Royal Philips Electronics, 2000.

Multi Media Masters and Machinery. A ‘Revolution’ in CD-R and DVD-R Spin Coating. Yverdon-les-Bains: Multi Media Masters and Machinery, 1999.

Multi Media Masters and Machinery. CD-R and DVD-R: Ready for the Present, Prepared for the Future. Yverdon-les-Bains: Multi Media Masters and Machinery, 2000.

Multi Media Masters and Machinery. The Next Wave in Optical Storage: CD-RW and Rewritable DVD. Yverdon-les-Bains: Multi Media Masters and Machinery, 2000.

Philips Electronics. Basic Principles of CD-Recordable/Rewritable Digital Audio. Eindhoven: Philips Electronics, 1998.
Philips Electronics. CD-ReWritable: How it Works. Eindhoven: Philips Electronics, 1997.

Plextor Europe. The Process of Writing. version 1.0. Zaventem: Plextor S.A./N.V., 2002.

Royal Philips Electronics. Thermo-Balanced Writing. Eindhoven: Philips Electronics, 2001.

Roohi, Misty. More than CD: Enhanced CD Formats. Wilmington: Disc Manufacturing, Inc., 1996.

Summers, Clayton. Introduction to ISO 9660. Wilmington: Disc Manufacturing, Inc., 1995.

Warner, Josh. The Enhanced CD Fact Book Version 1.01. Cupertino: Apple Computer, 1995.


Doculabs, Inc. Compatibility of CD-R Media, Readers, and Writers. Chicago: Doculabs, 1997.

Hartke, Jerome L. CD-R Media Survey. Marlborough: Media Sciences, 2000.

Optical Disc Manufacturing Association. Variation of Measurement. Milford: ODMA, 1995.

Optical Storage Technology Association. CD-R/DVD-ROM Compatibility Study. Santa Barbara: OSTA, 1998.

Optical Storage Technology Association. CD-R Compatibility Study Phase 1. Santa Barbara: OSTA, 1997.

Optical Storage Technology Association. CD-R Compatibility Study Phase 2. Santa Barbara: OSTA, 1998.

Stinson, Douglas, Fred Amell, and Nick Zaino. “Lifetime of Kodak Writable CD and Photo CD Media.” SIGCAT DISCourse 9.1 (1995): 1+.

Computer Technology Review
EMedia, the Digital Studio Magazine
One to One
Optical Disc Systems
Software Business Magazine
Tape Disc Business


Billboard International Disc/Tape Directory   
EMedia, the Digital Studio Magazine Buyer’s Guide   
The Gold Book   
The International DVD and CD Plant Directory


Digital Content Delivery Expo
International Consumer Electronics Show
Media-Tech Expo
PC Expo
Replication Asia



1394 Trade Association
CDs21 Solutions
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
International Disc Duplicating Association (IDDA)
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)
International Optical Disc Replicators Association (iODRA)
International Recording Media Association (IRMA)
Optical Disc Manufacturing Association (ODMA)
Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA)
Orange Forum
SCSI Trade Association
USB Implementers Forum


American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
ECMA International
International Committee for Information Technology Standards
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA)
Philips Intellectual Property and Standards