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
Bride’s Book of Showers Hopkins 1971 Totally love the pink parasol! Weddings and party planning are popular here at ALB. They go out of date quickly and at the same time they give us a great glimpse into the past.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Nevitt 1996 This is just another example of a dated teen nonfiction choice. (My personal hot button for collection awfulness….seriously, does anyone weed teen nonfiction?) The information is outdated of course. The book was also more about
A Look at Drug Abuse Forrai and Anders 1978 Submitter: Wow, you can abuse drugs too! So typical of the late 70’s classics…This was put into our book drop as a donation. How current! Holly: This book is cataloged for
Woman Style Your Personal Guide to Timeless Fashion Feldon 1979 I keep thinking fashion books should be a slam dunk for weeding say after 10 years. This book was also kind of cruddy on the outside. Seriously. Even though timeless
The Church: The Gifted and Retarded Child Kemp 1957 Given the date of this publication I am impressed that someone was actually addressing special needs children. Although this book might be important in a religious education collection, it really doesn’t
Carving Jack O Lanterns Gendusa 1989 Submitter: The first book, Carving Jack-O’-Lanterns by Sam Gendusa was published in 1988 and provides multitudes of ways to terrify children. I especially like the picture of the kids standing next to the jack-o-lantern
Communism, Hypnotism, and the Beatles Noebel 1965 I can understand this book being in certain university or special library collections, but public libraries? Hmmm… It doesn’t show on the book cover, but WorldCat shows a sub-title of: “an analysis of