We are celebrating National Library Week at ALB and we have some possible weeding candidates featuring professional collection of that have a library theme.
Submitter: I work in an academic law library and came across this gem from 1984. I’m sure this was useful information 30 years ago, but come on! This book might be of historical interest to someone, but it certainly doesn’t belong in our library anymore.
Holly: Any “handbook for librarians” that calls them “microcomputers” is suspect. The price ranges listed in the second image below are hysterical! You could get 2 disk drives, a 300 baud modem, a printer, and 64K of ram for $3,000 – $5,000 in 1984. We live in magical times, my friends.
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