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** Good: Transformers and Motors
 
** Good: Transformers and Motors
 
** Bad: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
 
** 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 must not be readily available online.  
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* Useful – The books must pertain to something people in the space are doing or are interested in.  
 
** Good:  Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters
 
** Good:  Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters
 
** Bad: German to French dictionary
 
** Bad: German to French dictionary

Revision as of 23:23, 9 February 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.
    • 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