Living in the USA Lanier 1988 Submitter: I just found this book on the shelf in our academic library. Being 25 years old, some sections are more outdated than others. Particularly amusing from today’s perspective are the bits about communication:
Sally Ride and the New Astronauts: Scientists in Space O’Connor 1983 Submitter: Here is a gem from a very busy branch of a large California public library system. Someone on staff re-shelved this one recently. At the time, this was a great
Gay & lesbian Online, Dawson 1996 Submitter: I think this was a good choice for our academic library in 1996. Back then we bought a lot of Guides to the Internet. These days, people use search engines and social networks to
The Encyclopedia of Evolution: Humanity’s Search for Its Origins Milner 1990 Submitter: The inside pages are no where near as entertaining as the cover. While weeding my reference collection I came across this book and was evaluating it for withdrawal.
You and Space Travel Lewellen 1951 Believe it or not, I found this among an active public library youth collection. Seriously, 1951 on space travel. Here I was griping about stuff on space from the early sixties or this one from
TV and Video Technology Technology in Action series Lambert 1989 Hubba hubba! Nice short-shorts, dude! Here’s another youth non-fiction book about cutting edge technology. Or not. What it is, in 2013, is a historical look at the tech of the
Ultimate Unauthorized Nintendo Game Boy Strategies Sandler and Badgett 1990 Submitter: While weeding through the 700s in the juvenile section of a public library, I came across this title clearly written for the 1st generation Game Boy. The graphics in the
Handbook for Space Colonists Stine 1985Submitter: This terribly outdated book is currently available at our local library. The book opens with the assumption that soon we will have a choice to live/work in space. What follows is a VERY thorough