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You are standing at the Library bookshelves in Noisebridge. You see bookshelves with many books. You see a book scanner. EXITS: Upstairs 
Noisebridge Library is a collection of physical and digital books you can read, donate to and help organize.

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About the library[edit]
The library can be found in the upstairs hallway of 272 Capp, across from the sewing and electronics rooms.
It is currently in a state of advanced disarray following the move; see this Discuss post for ways to help but mainly right now we just want to put all of the books into broad categories and get them neatly on shelves.
We have an electronic library catalog at https://library.noisebridge.net/ but it's probably badly out of date and since everything is in piles right now it won't help you find things anyway. Help wanted.
Library: What's the point?[edit]
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 mission of the library is to serve technical or hackery literature to people in Noisebridge right now.
How do we get there? Quantify, Expand, Prune!
 First: Know what books we have. (done)
 Second: Create a process to acquire books that fill the library's mission. (we need a lot)
 Third: Prune our shelves a bit. Bring the average usefulness up. (needs work)
Searchable Catalog / libraryorg[edit]
We have a website to help find books: http://library.noisebridge.net
Capabilities:
 search  substring search by title, author, or subject
 new  add a new book
 explore  see all books in a random order
 all  see all books at once
 (toggle)  to see subjects on the right side
The server for this is managed by Ansible.
How do I add a new book to the library?[edit]
 Find the book on Open Library
 If the book is not there, create an account and add the book (2 minutes)
 Add the book's OLID number to our catalog: http://library.noisebridge.net/new/
 You will see a green bar when successful
 The Secret Code is on a sign in the library.
 Press the SUBMIT button!!
Probably outdated information[edit]
This article seems to be really old or very much out of date, and may contain wrong info.
The below information is from the old space at 2169 Mission. Someone should probably go through and clean this up at some point. Wikitip: You can check its history to see when it was last edited. 
What can I do?[edit]
Lots of help is needed! There are 3 major things to do:
 Initiative 1: Improve the collection: Collect sets of topic books from experts and source these books
 Initiative 2: Add "topic"based color on spine labelling system to library
 Initiative 3: Improve [1] [2]
Things To Do[edit]
Initiative 1: Source New Books
 Are you really good at something or reasonably well read? Make us a list of musthave books!
 Add themed lists here: [[3]]
 You can help acquire books by sourcing books on these lists!
 Don't subtract them from the lists, we can make a system for checking them off
 Who will give us great books? Anyone. Mailing list?
Initiative 2: Label by topic!
 Label all books already in libraryorg with subject "color" on the spine.
 Add: moveable magnetic labels you can slide paper into
Initiative 3: Improve libraryorg
 libraryorg is a Flask app
 Current capabilities: receive new books, substring search, add location to each book, register new locations.
Other Hackerspaces with Libraries[edit]
 Hackerbot Labs Koha?
 LVL1
 ACKspace List in a Wiki
 Bridgewire Dead Tree setup
 Garoa Hacker Clube Koha
Bookshelf Directory[edit]
You can find where various categories of books are found by checking out the visual directories posted on the two main shelves.
The files for these directories with editable form fields:
Hacking the bookshelves[edit]
The bookshelves have LEDs that operate on the flaschentaschen protocol. Learn more here.
How many books do we have right now?[edit]
A book barcode scannning effort was performed in OctoberDecember 2015 using noisebridgebookscanner.
1657 books have been ingested into libraryorg 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 libraryorg. 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 libraryorg. The workflow to add these is to find them on amazon, type the data into OpenLibrary, then import the OLID into libraryorg.
['2900814757108'(Cannot find online 7216),'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 libraryorg. They were in the original barcode scan. They represent books but are incomplete. They may be LCCNs.
['15444007', '5712914', '096167237', '06182138']
Finding Books[edit]
If you want to find good books for our shelves, go to the San Francisco Public Library Steps Sale every Wednesday 11 AM to 3 PM at the SFPL main branch (civic center). Books are on sale for $1 each.
==Books We Want!== (also we need more zines !)
People with experience and opinions about various topics can add recommendations below for books we should buy for the library.
There should probably be a fourth column indicating if we have the book or not.
Cryptography[edit]
Curated by: isis
Title  Author  ISBN 

Handbook of Applied Cryptography  Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone  0849385237 pdf 
Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography  Darrel Hankerson, Alfred Menezes, and Scott Vanstone  038795273X pdf 
Rethinking Public Key Infrastructures and Digital Certificates  Stefan Brands  9780262526302 pdf 
More Cryptography Stuff[edit]
Mathematics[edit]
Curated by: begriffs
Title  Author  ISBN 

Calculus  Spivak  9780914098911 
Calculus Vol 1  Apostol  9780471000051 
Calculus Vol 2  Apostol  9780471000075 
Principles of Mathematical Analysis  Rudin  9780070856134 
Real and Complex Analysis  Rudin  9780070542341 
Calculus on Manifolds  Spivak  9780805390216 
Counterexamples in Analysis  Gelbaum  9780486428758 
Linear Algebra Done Right  Axler  9783319110790 
Linear Algebra Problem Book  Halmos  9780883853221 
Algebra  Lang  9780387953854 
Algebra  Isaacs  9780821847992 
Topology  Munkres  B004DX5K5K 
General Topology  Kelley  9780923891558 
Counterexamples in Topology  Steen  9780486687353 
Beginning Logic  Lemon  9780915144501 
A Mathematical Introduction to Logic  Enderton  9780122384523 
Mathematical Logic  Ebbinghaus  9780387942582 
Model Theory  Marker  9780387987606 
Set Theory  Jech  9783540440857 
Elementary Geometry from an Advanced Standpoint  Moise  9780201508673 
Introduction to Geometry  Coxeter  9780471504580 
Geometry: Euclid and Beyond  Hartshorne  9780387986500 
Surreal Numbers: How Two ExStudents Turned on to Pure Mathematics and Found Total Happiness  Knuth  9780201038125 
"Data Science"[edit]
(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 
Electronics[edit]
Curated by: Dakota
Title  Author  ISBN 

Getting Started in Electronics  Mims III, Forrest M.  9780945053286 
The Art of Electronics  Horowitz, Paul  9780521809269 
Books of Interest  Aestetix[edit]
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 
Books of Interest  Mitch[edit]
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 