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Pinned topic Discontinuing BookManager books

‏2012-05-30T22:37:35Z |
IBM® is discontinuing the BookManager® format as part of an ongoing effort to deliver the best possible information experience to our customers. IBM is optimizing the DB2® for z/OS® information for viewing in the information center.

The BookManager books will continue to be provided for DB2 UDB for z/OS Version 8 and DB2 Version 9.1 for z/OS; however, IBM is not delivering BookManager books with DB2 Version 10 for z/OS. Instead, you can find the Information Management Software for z/OS Solutions Information Center at the following website:

The information center includes all of the information that you are used to seeing in BookManager and PDF, plus many improved features for finding and viewing the information that you need. To help your transition from BookManager to the information center, see the following resources:

Information Management Software for z/OS Solutions Information Center Flyer (
See this 2-page PDF flyer for a quick overview of information center features. You can print the second page and use it as a reference sheet for using the information center.

DB2 for z/OS Best Practices: Finding Information Fast and Efficiently (
View this webcast to learn tips and techniques for accessing DB2 for z/OS information quickly.

Information center viewlets (
View these Flash tours for the following lessons:
  • Getting started with the information center
  • Using search scopes and advanced search techniques to find information quickly
  • Identifying new content in the information center