CCIE books are not exclusive for test takers. Even those who are CCIE certified already can and are recommended to keep abreast with new Cisco technologies by means of purchasing new CCIE books out on the market. One may ask however, where and how these CCIE books can be availed. The answer is easy, as there are plenty of venues where these CCIE books can actually be found.
One of the most popular ways to get them is through the internet. There are lots of books shops based online which sell IT related products like CCIE books. They are also a convenient place to shop for books because they usually have rankings for the best sellers which are updated regularly according to the sales made from each book. In effect, you can easily see which book is currently popular. These websites also offer book reviews to serve as helpful guides for potential book buyers. You can also look at the cover of the CCIE books you are interested in. You can freely skim through its cover and see if there are short summaries explaining what can be found inside. Some sites even offer potential customers with a sneak peak into the book details by allowing browsers to see through the book s table of contents.
Then of course, there s always the typical way of buying on land based book shops. Another good alternative that can be done is by searching through the home page of the Cisco systems itself. Surely they would always have updates on newly released CCIE books.