This was submitted by a small public library in Ohio. It was a part of their circulating non-fiction collection until just recently. They had newer books on the subject, but apparently they hadn’t weeded much (or at all…) until recently. Wonder what else they’ll unearth as they dig out?
One of the pages included below teaches readers how to copy video clips from a VCR to a PowerMac. Handy!
Another page tells us how to link to external video. It does not suggest YouTube, Vimeo, or any other popular video hosting service; it tells how how to let people download your actual video file to their computer from their browser. There are still specific situations where that is done, but most of us just click through to YouTube to watch our cat videos. (Like that! That was much easier than anything this book suggests!)
There might be a few nuggets of good info in this book, and the basic tenets of HTML haven’t changed, but this particular library had newer books on the subject. Chalk this one up to laziness! I promise you, if all you do is weed old editions of items you have newer editions of, you will have made a difference in your collection. That’s such an easy thing to do, and doesn’t even require an MLIS. Send in a volunteer or a Page with a list and put ’em to work!
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