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Library Services, pt. 1

Posted 6th October 2009 at 08:27 by JazzRemington (Jazz Remington's Holy Mountain)

The computers in the library will be specially designed machines (maybe Linux or some open source OS) with a GUI that offers the user several choices:

1. Check Out a Book
2. Renew a Book
3. Search for Materials
4. View Account
5. Current Information
6. Help
7. Access the Internet

(more or less options under consideration)

The layout and general look of the menus will be highly functional, so as to work for the...
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Library...of the FUTUREZ!!1!

Posted 6th October 2009 at 06:44 by JazzRemington (Jazz Remington's Holy Mountain)

My design is a social library, where one has to pay dues to be a member, or volunteer some time working at the library or in support of it (donations, raising awareness, local repairs, etc.). The dues would be used for incidental repairs, funds to obtain new materials, compensate presenters.

Each user would receive a card with a unique barcode/ID on it. This is used by the user to check his account (late fees, outstanding books, activity history, etc.) as well as check out and renew...
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Categorization Scheme Notes

Posted 6th October 2009 at 06:24 by JazzRemington (Jazz Remington's Holy Mountain)

1. Subject Categorization: This is based upon the material's subject matter. For instance, my copy of Kenneth L. Kusmer's "Down and Out, On the Road" is is categorized thusly by the publisher: "Homelessness - United States - History" and "Homeless Persons - United States - History". These are terms designed by the Library of Congress and are used in many books. Various schemes exist around this premise: the Dewey Decimal System (or Categorization) (DDS or DDC), the...
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Posted 4th October 2009 at 07:01 by Pirate turtle the 11th

are for hugging.
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Whole Foods’ Free Market Health Care “Alternative” Makes Us Sick!

Posted 1st October 2009 at 22:06 by pauljpoposky

Written by Paul J. Poposky Sunday, 27 September 2009

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The problem with a “free-market” solution to health care is that it kills 60 Americans every day.
In an August 12 Wall Street Journal op-ed titled “The Whole Foods Alternative to ObamaCare,” John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Markets, joined former 2008 Republican presidential candidate and congressman...
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