Atoms Family Patten 1995 Submitter: We just weeded this book from the children’s collection. It was published in 1995 and states on page 7 “An atom is the smallest part of any living or nonliving thing that takes up space”.
Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists: Practical Applications and Methods Using the Apple II Series Walker 1987 Submitter: Ever get worried about your computer books? Concerned at the expense-versus-usable-lifetime of your Microsoft Office or Internet for Dummies books? Well how
Internet for Kids Learn2.com 1998 Submitter: I don’t even know where to start…it’s a vhs tape…that teaches kids how to use the internet…and it comes with a floppy disk! Do kids even know what vhs tapes and floppy disks are?!
Slide Rule Manual Young 1973 Submitter: Think your posts on computer viruses are something? How about books about calculators that were obsolete when Bananarama was on the charts, or a book on using a freaking slide rule that’s positively Paleolithic.
The Information Revolution The Reference Shelf, v.65, no. 5 1995 Submitter: We’re slowly working our way through the social sciences section, and I hit a set of shelves that had some of the most outdated and useless books I’d seen
Take Better Pictures: The Kodak Library of Creative Photography Eastman Kodak Company 1983 Submitter: I was helping a patron today who was looking for books in our photography section and I came across a series of books by Kodak from
Communicate Online Rooney 2004 This had a grand total of ZERO circs and it really isn’t that great for content either. No mention of issues of copyright. No real discussion of safety other than a comment: “if you see something
Beacham’s WordStar Professional 5.0 Handbook Beacham 1989 Submitter: If you can’t remember WordStar, that’s because it was a word processor that was available for DOS and had its last release, which was for Windows 3.0, in 1991. (Cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordStar for