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==The Collection==
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http://www.librarything.com/catalog/pumpingstationone
  
http://www.librarything.com/catalog/pumpingstationone
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[[Library Wishlist]]
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==Purpose==
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Books in our collection should be:  
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* Technical – The books must be nonfiction and provide in-depth information on a particular subject
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** Good: Transformers and Motors
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** Bad: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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* Useful – The books must pertain to something people in the space are doing or are interested in, and the information is not readily available online.  
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** Good:  Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters
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** Bad: German to French dictionary
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* Current – The books must provide information that is still at least mostly true.
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* In Good Condition
  
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==Resources==
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* For K-12 textbooks: http://www.ck12.org/student/
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* Directory of Open Access Journals: http://www.doaj.org/
  
 
== Engineering ==
 
== Engineering ==

Revision as of 20:19, 20 January 2014

The Collection

http://www.librarything.com/catalog/pumpingstationone

Library Wishlist

Purpose

Books in our collection should be:

  • Technical – The books must be nonfiction and provide in-depth information on a particular subject
    • Good: Transformers and Motors
    • Bad: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Useful – The books must pertain to something people in the space are doing or are interested in, and the information is not readily available online.
    • Good: Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters
    • Bad: German to French dictionary
  • Current – The books must provide information that is still at least mostly true.
  • In Good Condition

Resources

Engineering

  • Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition ISBN 0-07-837340-9
  • Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction ISBN 0-471-58128-3
  • Basic Optical Engineering for Electrical Engineers: Short Course Notes NO ISBN

TV & Film

  • Doctor Who: The Eighties ISBN 0-7535-0128-7