Reference book for JCL

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What is the best reference book for JCL ?

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Andy L. wrote:

‘zOS JCL, 5th Edition’, by Gary DeWard Brown

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  • DanaMcCurley
    Hal F. wrote: As a reference book you can't go wrong with the IBM JCL reference books. They wrote the JCL & the BOOK.
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  • DanaMcCurley
    Laure P. wrote: MVS JCL published in 1987 by Mike Murach & Associates, Inc is a good basic reference if I want to look in a book. These days I tend to look things up online.
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  • DanaMcCurley
    "braveboy" wrote: System 390 JCL, Fourth Edition - Gary DeWard Brown, copyright 1998 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 0-471-28309-6. A classic, continuously updated from 1970s includes whys and "how it works" explanations, topics are marked as "Essential", "Sometimes Used", and "Rarely Used". I've relied on this book and its predecessors since 1974.
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    Timo G. wrote: Hi, best JCL Reference is IBM's JCL Reference when you must search parameters. Best JCL book is Mike Murachs OS/390 and z/OS JCL. Best finnish JCL material is my Training material ;-)
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  • Meandyou
    IBM keeps moving (hiding?) the PDFs of the old manuals. They really want every body to use their "information center" so start here : http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/os/zos/bkserv/ and search on JCL, REFERENCE, USER GUIDE, and so on. as an aside, here is the old address for the PDFs of the manuals (but as I said, they have moved (hidden) them:
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