How to Download Almost 500 Free Microsoft Books and Publications


Office 365 eBookWindows 10 eBookPeriodically, Microsoft makes an assortment of its publications available for free. Another selection has just been made available for download and includes free Microsoft eBooks, User Guides, Deployment Guides, Step-By-Steps, and other publications. The offerings can be seen and downloaded at this MSDN link. There are eBooks in EPUB, MOBI, and PDF format and many shorter documents in PDF format.  Among the eBooks is the new offering, “Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Preview Edition”.  There are many specialized publications for technology professionals but also starter guides for Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Altogether, there are nearly 500 publications.

Update: A FAQ that answers questions about downloading these publications has just been posted here.

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I have used the Microsoft guides and they provide a good reference source. If your looking for a wider scope of reference guides that go beyond computers try Manuals Library