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This is a repository of powerful knowledge. Deposit snippets of code, schematics, and guides pertaining to NoiseBridge projects. Stub articles (red links) can be seen as a request for more information.
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[[Image:NewLibrary.jpg|thumb|right|Our excellent library]]
Keep it organized and leave out the fluff.  
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== Literature  ==
 
===[[Resources/Library/Dead Tree|Dead Tree]]===
 
Check out our [[Resources/Library/Dead Tree|Dead Tree Library page]].
 
  
===e-Books===
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= Mission Statement =
Something should go here eventually on how to access our e-Books.
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==Software==
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The mission of the library is to serve expert and hacker-y literature to people in Noisebridge right now.
===Code===
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'''Processing'''
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[http://processing.org  processing.org]
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= How do I add a new book to the library?=
  
Has lots of links to very useful third-party libraries, as well as the main executables for most platforms.
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# Find the book on [http://openlibrary.org Open Library]
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## If the book is not there, create an account and add the book (2 minutes)
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# Add the book's OLID number to our Catalog: http://library.noisebridge.net/new/
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## Remember to put in the secret code and press submit!
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## You will see a green bar when successful
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# Put the book on the shelf under its category
  
[[Processing Code Fragments]]
 
  
Stuff that we've been working on.
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= Library: What's the point? =
  
===Implementation===
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'''There's already a public library!'''
  
==Hardware==
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Since there's a public library, we're going to focus on books that fill the needs of people using the space right now.
===Projects===
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[[Library_BrainMachine | Brain Machine]]
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[[Attacking_FDE_hardware_solutions | Attacking FDE hardware solutions]]
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'''Anyone can access what they want over the internet almost all the time!'''
  
==Chemistry==
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If electronic books are already accessible, we can focus on the people who would still prefer to use a paper copy.
===Projects===
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[[Library_Aerogel | Aerogel]]
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[[Library_Ferrofluid | Ferrofluid]]
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'''A more refined goal:'''
  
==Craft==
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The Library can serve expert and hacker-y literature to people in Noisebridge right now.
  
(there are some dead-tree sewing books that are kept in the sewing area)
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''' How do we get there? Quantify, Expand, Prune!  '''
  
===Photography===
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*First: Understand what books we have.
[[Library_Cyanotype | Cyanotype]]
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*Second: Create a process to acquire hacker-y books and expert references.
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*Third: Prune our shelves a bit. Bring the average usefulness up.
  
[[Library_Scanner_Camera | Scanner Camera]]
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== Searchable Catalog / library-org==
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An application exists to organize our books and submit new books by ISBN.
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Go to application: http://library.noisebridge.net
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== How many books do we have right now? ==
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A book barcode scannning effort was performed in October-December 2015 using [https://github.com/robbintt/noisebridge_bookscanner noisebridge-bookscanner].
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*75 barcodes were not identified. Those books are not yet ingested into library-org. If you find one please add it.
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*1657 books have been ingested into library-org using [https://openlibrary.org/ Open Library]
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IMPORTANT: If you do any of the work below, be sure to update the list to remove the ones you added.
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'''Here is a list of the barcodes that aren't yet in library-org.''' Each one represents an unknown book... please solve me.
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<nowiki>
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[023472033055, 044903006998, 037145005997, 065373004994, 071001002751, 070999003955, 076783007505, 070999002958, 037145006994, 072742002253, 070999006994, 072742006992, 076814002950, 076714003958, 071831003959, 099455005951, 065373004994, 076783005952, 076714003507, 037145007991, 048228513476, 071001005998, 044903006950, 051488012955, 689253595350, 071136003951, 071149003955, 037145005997, 078073002252, 081262218570, 071001006995, 048228007951, 051857024954, 081262224052, 784376003680, 081262484203, 081262462904, 076714004993, 081262224496, 081262224038, 099751187405, 046363021214, 046363020170, 046363020187, 046363020200, 046363021016, 046363020194, 046363021108, 080742060227, 046363090760, 046363090753, 046363091163, 046363091125, 046363092139, 046363091262, 046363010607, 073999992922, 761941237640, 078814003999, 081262224519, 636920003625, 636920005407, 074470844600, 074470844600, 071009002753, 037038018950, 725274844609, 016067014959, 045863052469, 636920000204, 636920928430, 636920923121, 852766001568, 639785300564]
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</nowiki>
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One way to solve these is to google the UPC individually and find the book it corresponds to. At least one of the books in here is available this way. Try to find out which one!!
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'''Here is a list of ISBNs that aren't in openlibrary or library-org.''' The workflow to add these is to find them on amazon, type the data into OpenLibrary, then import the OLID into library-org.
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<nowiki>
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['2900814757108'(Cannot find online 7-2-16),'9780439740685', '9783000502132', '6879909851426', '9780765353702', '9780765365385', '9780765368669', '9871565045062', '9780615314389', '9781424335114', '9780471932192', '9780558496180', '9781426206399', '9781847084798', '9780991516650', '9780991516667', '9780991516643', '9781935182801', '9780204964261', '9780141033303', '9780558585112', '9780536403124', '9780071215572', '9780495563327', '9780988628601', '9788466632195', '9781848840294', '9783826614507', '9780486493480', '9780486491172', '9780596520762', '9781434891471', '9781935551034', '9781408809785', '9781741047394', '9781741046731', '9780849762635', '9781484076002', '9781435117419', '9781590599938', '9180581583909', '9781936754076', '9782021190496', '9780985978839', '9780954734510', '9780557604142', '9780982634813', '9780486492964', '9780486491677', '9780486780849', '9780138440930', '9781118446713', '5486951682406', '9780124077263', '9780521636360', '9781443728836', '9780495439455', '9780486493367', '9780486493831', '9780521627276', '9780071798990', '9773540605295', '9781849687881', '9780982106013', '9781782166061', '9780977920150', '9789861371429', '9781604390094', '2900471629473', '9782021190496', '9781107407367', '9781401222765', '9789861371429', '9780465030798', '9780134770840', '9780536647368', '9781596914520', '9780072123692', '9781906332150', '9781401222765', '9780536860194', '9780486493572', '9780486780405', '9780307908292', '9781446525807', '9784756242730', '9781570272424', '9780982106013', '9780982106006', '9780982106006', '9781422466018', '9781439040379', '9788131726266', '9780822020646', '9789866805271', '9781405471923', '9781889307305', '9783826609268', '9781893007246', '9780137130481', '9781618650566', '2370000094384', '9780486492773', '9780986650208', '9780984563531', '9781428205987', '9780486781211', '9781451656299', '9783950237238', '9780393078145', '9780486471426', '9780558389093', '9780486492841', '9780312664800', '9781423958925', '9781426020773', '9781426020896', '9781426020728', '9780486499826', '9780486493510', '9781405473699', '9780486497389', '9780486780498', '9781118736067', '9781435442023', '9781422466032', '9780314939449', '9780486497372', '9781624072680', '9780132730358', '9781449393090', '9781482614374', '9780865716513', '9781934781869', '0671436724', '0899430767', '0822951185', '055583874X', '0929001037', '0873938551', '0394467442', '020156291x', '020103803x', '093237607x', '020112078x', '0471304158', '0075537834', '012460515x', '3540550753', '091489465x', '047021533x', '020115790x', '187870723x', '013699976x', '084937104x', '093717579x', '8477780021', '0568810741',]
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</nowiki>
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'''These partial codes are not in library-org.''' They were in the original barcode scan. They represent books but are incomplete. They may be LCCNs.
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<nowiki>
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['15444007', '5712914', '096167237', '06182138']
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</nowiki>
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= What can I do? =
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Lots of help is needed! There are many open initiatives below:
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== Current Initiatives ==
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* '''Initiative 1''': Filter books into white banker boxes to be stored out of sight (stacks)
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* '''Initiative 2''': Collect sets of topic books from experts and source these books
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* '''Initiative 3''': Add dewey decimal system to library
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* '''Initiative 4''': Improve [https://github.com/robbintt/library-org library-org]
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* '''Initiative 5''': Organize by Topic
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''' Initiative 1: Filter books for the stacks '''
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* We should take less relevant books off the shelves
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# Put books that do not belong on the shelves into the white banker boxes by the bookshelf.
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# Tell [[user:robbintt]] if a box fills up
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# Leave the box by the bookshelves
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''' Initiative 2: Source New Books '''
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* Are you really good at something or reasonably well read? Make us a list of must-have books!
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* Add themed lists here: [[Resources/Library/Dead_Tree#Suggested Books]]
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* You can help acquire books by sourcing books on these lists!
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* Don't subtract them from the lists though, we can make a system for checking them off
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''' Initiative 3: Dewey Decimal! '''
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* Label all 1449 books already in library-org with ISBNs on the spine
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* Recommended to use colored labels by broad subject
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* Label the shelves and sort the books into their locations
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* This could be supported by the library-org app, using a checklist or something. Since you can see the spine it may not be necessary
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* library-org needs a utility to allow you to manually edit an entry's dewey decimal (to add missing ones)
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''' Initiative 4: Improve library-org '''
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* library-org is a Flask app
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* Current capabilities: receive new books, substring search, add location to each book, register new locations.
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''' Initiative 5: Organize by topic '''
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* The library books were last organized and labeled during the October 2015 Noisebridge Refresh.
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* The library books are now only partially organized and need reorganized.
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= Other Hackerspaces with Libraries =
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* [http://www.hackerbotlabs.com/ Hackerbot Labs]  Koha?
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* [http://www.lvl1.org/2011/07/07/the-library/ LVL1] 
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* [https://ackspace.nl/wiki/Library ACKspace]  List in a Wiki
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* [http://bridgewire.org/resources-shops/ Bridgewire] Dead Tree setup
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* [https://garoa.net.br/wiki/Biblioteca Garoa Hacker Clube] Koha
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=Books We Want!=
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People with experience and opinions about various topics can add recommendations below for books we should buy for the library.
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=== Mathematics ===
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Curated by: begriffs
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
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!Title
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!Author
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!ISBN
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|-
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| Calculus
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| Spivak
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| 978-0914098911
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|-
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| Calculus Vol 1
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| Apostol
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| 978-0471000051
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|-
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| Calculus Vol 2
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| Apostol
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| 978-0471000075
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|-
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| Principles of Mathematical Analysis
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| Rudin
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| 978-0070856134
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|-
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| Real and Complex Analysis
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| Rudin
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| 978-0070542341
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|-
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| Calculus on Manifolds
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| Spivak
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| 978-0805390216
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|-
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| Counterexamples in Analysis
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| Gelbaum
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| 978-0486428758
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Linear Algebra Done Right
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| Axler
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| 978-3319110790
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|-
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| Linear Algebra Problem Book
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| Halmos
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| 978-0883853221
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Algebra
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| Lang
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| 978-0387953854
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|-
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| Algebra
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| Isaacs
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| 978-0821847992
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Topology
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| Munkres
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| B004DX5K5K
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|-
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| General Topology
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| Kelley
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| 978-0923891558
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|-
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| Counterexamples in Topology
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| Steen
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| 978-0486687353
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Beginning Logic
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| Lemon
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| 978-0915144501
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|-
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| A Mathematical Introduction to Logic
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| Enderton
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| 978-0122384523
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|-
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| Mathematical Logic
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| Ebbinghaus
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| 978-0387942582
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|-
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| Model Theory
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| Marker
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| 978-0387987606
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|-
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| Set Theory
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| Jech
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| 978-3540440857
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Elementary Geometry from an Advanced Standpoint
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| Moise
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| 978-0201508673
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|-
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| Introduction to Geometry
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| Coxeter
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| 978-0471504580
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|-
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| Geometry: Euclid and Beyond
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| Hartshorne
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| 978-0387986500
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|-
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| &nbsp;
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|-
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| Surreal Numbers: How Two Ex-Students Turned on to Pure Mathematics and Found Total Happiness
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| Knuth
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| 978-0201038125
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|}
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=== "Data Science" ===
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(observe the quotes...)
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
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!Title
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!Author
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!Suggested By
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|-
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| The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
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| Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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| Danukeru
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|-
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| Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide
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| Alex Reinhart
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| Danukeru
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|}
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=== Electronics ===
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Curated by: Dakota
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
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!Title
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!Author
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!ISBN
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|-
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| Getting Started in Electronics
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| Mims III, Forrest M.
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| 978-0945053286
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|-
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| The Art of Electronics
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| Horowitz, Paul
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| 978-0521809269
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|}
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=== Books of Interest - Aestetix ===
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Curated by: aestetix
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
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|-
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!Title
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!Author
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!Suggested By
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|-
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|Godel Escher Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
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|Douglas R Hofstader
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|aestetix
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|-
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|I Am a Strange Loop
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|Douglas R Hofstader
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|Danukeru
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|-
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|The Mind's I
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|Daniel Dennett, Douglas R Hofstadter
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|Danukeru
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|-
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|The Society of Mind
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|Marvin Minsky
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|Danukeru
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|-
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|The Emotion Machine
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|Marvin Minsky
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|Danukeru
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|-
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|The Art of Computer Programming
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|Don Knuth
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|aestetix
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|-
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|1984
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|George Orwell
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|aestetix
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|-
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|Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution
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|Steven Levy
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|aestetix
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|-
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|Ender's Game
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|Orson Scott Card
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|aestetix
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|-
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|The Code Book
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|Simon Singh
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|aestetix
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|-
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|Cryptonomicon
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|Neal Stephenson
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|aestetix
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|-
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|Code
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|Charles Petzold
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|aestetix
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|-
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|The Annotated Turing
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|Charles Petzold
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|aestetix
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|-
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|A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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|James Joyce
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|aestetix
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|-
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|Ulysses
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|James Joyce
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|aestetix
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|-
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|The Magus
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|John Fowles
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|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Collector
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|John Fowles
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|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The French Lieutenant's Woman
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|John Fowles
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|aestetix
 +
|-
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|Technopoly
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|Neil Postman
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|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Illuminatus! Trilogy
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|Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson
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|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|Shrodinger's Cat
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|Robert Anton Wilson
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Fountainhead
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|Ayn Rand
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|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|Atlas Shrugged
 +
|Ayn Rand
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Hacker Crackdown
 +
|Bruce Sterling
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|I, Robot
 +
|Isaac Asimov
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|Snow Crash
 +
|Neal Stephenson
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Gold Bug Variations
 +
|Richard Powers
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Codebreakers
 +
|David Kahn
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|Gravity's Rainbow
 +
|Thomas Pynchon
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|Little Brother
 +
|Cory Doctorow
 +
|aestetix
 +
|-
 +
|The Martian
 +
|Andy Weir
 +
|Danukeru
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
=== Books of Interest - Mitch ===
 +
Curated by: Mitch
 +
 
 +
{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
 +
|-
 +
|V
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|Thomas Pynchon
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Infinite Jest
 +
|David Foster Wallace
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|White Noise
 +
|Don DeLillo
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|In Search of Lost Time
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|Marcel Proust
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|The Sound and the Fury
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|William Faulkner
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Cat's Cradle
 +
|Kurt Vonnegut
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture
 +
|Arthur Evans
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Foucault's Pendulum
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|Umberto Eco
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Quantum Psychology
 +
|Robert Anton Wilson
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|In the Absence of the Sacred
 +
|Jerry Mander
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Dancer From the Dance
 +
|Andrew Holleran
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|An Arrow's Flight
 +
|Mark Merlis
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|To the Lighthouse
 +
|Virginia Woolf
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|The Satanic Verses
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|Salman Rushdie
 +
|Mitch
 +
|-
 +
|Passage to India
 +
|E. M. Forster
 +
|Mitch
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
 
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Pages with a Noisebridge Tiny URL]]

Latest revision as of 21:57, 11 July 2016

Our excellent library


Contents

[edit] Mission Statement

The mission of the library is to serve expert and hacker-y literature to people in Noisebridge right now.

[edit] How do I add a new book to the library?

  1. Find the book on Open Library
    1. If the book is not there, create an account and add the book (2 minutes)
  2. Add the book's OLID number to our Catalog: http://library.noisebridge.net/new/
    1. Remember to put in the secret code and press submit!
    2. You will see a green bar when successful
  3. Put the book on the shelf under its category


[edit] Library: What's the point?

There's already a public library!

Since there's a public library, we're going to focus on books that fill the needs of people using the space right now.

Anyone can access what they want over the internet almost all the time!

If electronic books are already accessible, we can focus on the people who would still prefer to use a paper copy.

A more refined goal:

The Library can serve expert and hacker-y literature to people in Noisebridge right now.

How do we get there? Quantify, Expand, Prune!

  • First: Understand what books we have.
  • Second: Create a process to acquire hacker-y books and expert references.
  • Third: Prune our shelves a bit. Bring the average usefulness up.


[edit] Searchable Catalog / library-org

An application exists to organize our books and submit new books by ISBN.

Go to application: http://library.noisebridge.net


[edit] How many books do we have right now?

A book barcode scannning effort was performed in October-December 2015 using noisebridge-bookscanner.

  • 75 barcodes were not identified. Those books are not yet ingested into library-org. If you find one please add it.
  • 1657 books have been ingested into library-org using Open Library

IMPORTANT: If you do any of the work below, be sure to update the list to remove the ones you added.

Here is a list of the barcodes that aren't yet in library-org. Each one represents an unknown book... please solve me.

[023472033055, 044903006998, 037145005997, 065373004994, 071001002751, 070999003955, 076783007505, 070999002958, 037145006994, 072742002253, 070999006994, 072742006992, 076814002950, 076714003958, 071831003959, 099455005951, 065373004994, 076783005952, 076714003507, 037145007991, 048228513476, 071001005998, 044903006950, 051488012955, 689253595350, 071136003951, 071149003955, 037145005997, 078073002252, 081262218570, 071001006995, 048228007951, 051857024954, 081262224052, 784376003680, 081262484203, 081262462904, 076714004993, 081262224496, 081262224038, 099751187405, 046363021214, 046363020170, 046363020187, 046363020200, 046363021016, 046363020194, 046363021108, 080742060227, 046363090760, 046363090753, 046363091163, 046363091125, 046363092139, 046363091262, 046363010607, 073999992922, 761941237640, 078814003999, 081262224519, 636920003625, 636920005407, 074470844600, 074470844600, 071009002753, 037038018950, 725274844609, 016067014959, 045863052469, 636920000204, 636920928430, 636920923121, 852766001568, 639785300564]

One way to solve these is to google the UPC individually and find the book it corresponds to. At least one of the books in here is available this way. Try to find out which one!!

Here is a list of ISBNs that aren't in openlibrary or library-org. The workflow to add these is to find them on amazon, type the data into OpenLibrary, then import the OLID into library-org.

['2900814757108'(Cannot find online 7-2-16),'9780439740685', '9783000502132', '6879909851426', '9780765353702', '9780765365385', '9780765368669', '9871565045062', '9780615314389', '9781424335114', '9780471932192', '9780558496180', '9781426206399', '9781847084798', '9780991516650', '9780991516667', '9780991516643', '9781935182801', '9780204964261', '9780141033303', '9780558585112', '9780536403124', '9780071215572', '9780495563327', '9780988628601', '9788466632195', '9781848840294', '9783826614507', '9780486493480', '9780486491172', '9780596520762', '9781434891471', '9781935551034', '9781408809785', '9781741047394', '9781741046731', '9780849762635', '9781484076002', '9781435117419', '9781590599938', '9180581583909', '9781936754076', '9782021190496', '9780985978839', '9780954734510', '9780557604142', '9780982634813', '9780486492964', '9780486491677', '9780486780849', '9780138440930', '9781118446713', '5486951682406', '9780124077263', '9780521636360', '9781443728836', '9780495439455', '9780486493367', '9780486493831', '9780521627276', '9780071798990', '9773540605295', '9781849687881', '9780982106013', '9781782166061', '9780977920150', '9789861371429', '9781604390094', '2900471629473', '9782021190496', '9781107407367', '9781401222765', '9789861371429', '9780465030798', '9780134770840', '9780536647368', '9781596914520', '9780072123692', '9781906332150', '9781401222765', '9780536860194', '9780486493572', '9780486780405', '9780307908292', '9781446525807', '9784756242730', '9781570272424', '9780982106013', '9780982106006', '9780982106006', '9781422466018', '9781439040379', '9788131726266', '9780822020646', '9789866805271', '9781405471923', '9781889307305', '9783826609268', '9781893007246', '9780137130481', '9781618650566', '2370000094384', '9780486492773', '9780986650208', '9780984563531', '9781428205987', '9780486781211', '9781451656299', '9783950237238', '9780393078145', '9780486471426', '9780558389093', '9780486492841', '9780312664800', '9781423958925', '9781426020773', '9781426020896', '9781426020728', '9780486499826', '9780486493510', '9781405473699', '9780486497389', '9780486780498', '9781118736067', '9781435442023', '9781422466032', '9780314939449', '9780486497372', '9781624072680', '9780132730358', '9781449393090', '9781482614374', '9780865716513', '9781934781869', '0671436724', '0899430767', '0822951185', '055583874X', '0929001037', '0873938551', '0394467442', '020156291x', '020103803x', '093237607x', '020112078x', '0471304158', '0075537834', '012460515x', '3540550753', '091489465x', '047021533x', '020115790x', '187870723x', '013699976x', '084937104x', '093717579x', '8477780021', '0568810741',]

These partial codes are not in library-org. They were in the original barcode scan. They represent books but are incomplete. They may be LCCNs.

['15444007', '5712914', '096167237', '06182138']

[edit] What can I do?

Lots of help is needed! There are many open initiatives below:

[edit] Current Initiatives

  • Initiative 1: Filter books into white banker boxes to be stored out of sight (stacks)
  • Initiative 2: Collect sets of topic books from experts and source these books
  • Initiative 3: Add dewey decimal system to library
  • Initiative 4: Improve library-org
  • Initiative 5: Organize by Topic

Initiative 1: Filter books for the stacks

  • We should take less relevant books off the shelves
  1. Put books that do not belong on the shelves into the white banker boxes by the bookshelf.
  2. Tell user:robbintt if a box fills up
  3. Leave the box by the bookshelves

Initiative 2: Source New Books

  • Are you really good at something or reasonably well read? Make us a list of must-have books!
  • Add themed lists here: Resources/Library/Dead_Tree#Suggested Books
  • You can help acquire books by sourcing books on these lists!
  • Don't subtract them from the lists though, we can make a system for checking them off

Initiative 3: Dewey Decimal!

  • Label all 1449 books already in library-org with ISBNs on the spine
  • Recommended to use colored labels by broad subject
  • Label the shelves and sort the books into their locations
  • This could be supported by the library-org app, using a checklist or something. Since you can see the spine it may not be necessary
  • library-org needs a utility to allow you to manually edit an entry's dewey decimal (to add missing ones)

Initiative 4: Improve library-org

  • library-org is a Flask app
  • Current capabilities: receive new books, substring search, add location to each book, register new locations.

Initiative 5: Organize by topic

  • The library books were last organized and labeled during the October 2015 Noisebridge Refresh.
  • The library books are now only partially organized and need reorganized.

[edit] Other Hackerspaces with Libraries


[edit] Books We Want!

People with experience and opinions about various topics can add recommendations below for books we should buy for the library.


[edit] Mathematics

Curated by: begriffs

Title Author ISBN
Calculus Spivak 978-0914098911
Calculus Vol 1 Apostol 978-0471000051
Calculus Vol 2 Apostol 978-0471000075
Principles of Mathematical Analysis Rudin 978-0070856134
Real and Complex Analysis Rudin 978-0070542341
Calculus on Manifolds Spivak 978-0805390216
Counterexamples in Analysis Gelbaum 978-0486428758
 
Linear Algebra Done Right Axler 978-3319110790
Linear Algebra Problem Book Halmos 978-0883853221
 
Algebra Lang 978-0387953854
Algebra Isaacs 978-0821847992
 
Topology Munkres B004DX5K5K
General Topology Kelley 978-0923891558
Counterexamples in Topology Steen 978-0486687353
 
Beginning Logic Lemon 978-0915144501
A Mathematical Introduction to Logic Enderton 978-0122384523
Mathematical Logic Ebbinghaus 978-0387942582
Model Theory Marker 978-0387987606
Set Theory Jech 978-3540440857
 
Elementary Geometry from an Advanced Standpoint Moise 978-0201508673
Introduction to Geometry Coxeter 978-0471504580
Geometry: Euclid and Beyond Hartshorne 978-0387986500
 
Surreal Numbers: How Two Ex-Students Turned on to Pure Mathematics and Found Total Happiness Knuth 978-0201038125


[edit] "Data Science"

(observe the quotes...)

Title Author Suggested By
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Nassim Nicholas Taleb Danukeru
Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide Alex Reinhart Danukeru


[edit] Electronics

Curated by: Dakota

Title Author ISBN
Getting Started in Electronics Mims III, Forrest M. 978-0945053286
The Art of Electronics Horowitz, Paul 978-0521809269


[edit] Books of Interest - Aestetix

Curated by: aestetix

Title Author Suggested By
Godel Escher Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid Douglas R Hofstader aestetix
I Am a Strange Loop Douglas R Hofstader Danukeru
The Mind's I Daniel Dennett, Douglas R Hofstadter Danukeru
The Society of Mind Marvin Minsky Danukeru
The Emotion Machine Marvin Minsky Danukeru
The Art of Computer Programming Don Knuth aestetix
1984 George Orwell aestetix
Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution Steven Levy aestetix
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card aestetix
The Code Book Simon Singh aestetix
Cryptonomicon Neal Stephenson aestetix
Code Charles Petzold aestetix
The Annotated Turing Charles Petzold aestetix
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce aestetix
Ulysses James Joyce aestetix
The Magus John Fowles aestetix
The Collector John Fowles aestetix
The French Lieutenant's Woman John Fowles aestetix
Technopoly Neil Postman aestetix
The Illuminatus! Trilogy Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson aestetix
Shrodinger's Cat Robert Anton Wilson aestetix
The Fountainhead Ayn Rand aestetix
Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand aestetix
The Hacker Crackdown Bruce Sterling aestetix
I, Robot Isaac Asimov aestetix
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson aestetix
The Gold Bug Variations Richard Powers aestetix
The Codebreakers David Kahn aestetix
Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon aestetix
Little Brother Cory Doctorow aestetix
The Martian Andy Weir Danukeru

[edit] Books of Interest - Mitch

Curated by: Mitch

V Thomas Pynchon Mitch
Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace Mitch
White Noise Don DeLillo Mitch
In Search of Lost Time Marcel Proust Mitch
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner Mitch
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut Mitch
Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture Arthur Evans Mitch
Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco Mitch
Quantum Psychology Robert Anton Wilson Mitch
In the Absence of the Sacred Jerry Mander Mitch
Dancer From the Dance Andrew Holleran Mitch
An Arrow's Flight Mark Merlis Mitch
To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf Mitch
The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie Mitch
Passage to India E. M. Forster Mitch
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