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We’re slowly working our way through the social sciences section, and I hit a set of shelves that had some of the most outdated and useless books I’d seen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
Our Senses and How They Work Zim [1956, 1965] Submitter: I was amazed to see that a school, even a private one, had gone to the trouble to make a stamp expressing this position so plainly. Perhaps I am just
Time Bomb 2000: What the Year 2000 Computer Crisis Means to You! Yourdon 1998 Thank you, submitter, for another look at Y2K. We had another Y2K submission a while back. Read all about it here! This was favorably reviewed by Library Journal, and
Practical Handbook of TV Repairs Margolis 1969 Submitter: This book may once have been handy and up-to-date, but now in 2010, I doubt it is of much use! Holly: If you have a TV this old, I wonder how difficult