I ran across a box of poorly fixed and fading pictures that I must have taken for The Sagamore.
Here a student is using the wireless research application we had available to us at Kent Library. It had a lot of advantages: it didn’t require batteries, power, expensive hubs and routers, rewiring the building, and it never froze up and needed to be rebooted.
In the interest of full disclosure, on a cold day, the USER might be frozen (see below), and, if they made excessive noise, Dr. Snider might boot them from the learning facility.
Exercise a side benefit
- You had to trudge to the library through slush and snow in the winter or broiling heat in the summer, uphill both ways.
- Once you had determined that there was a reference material you needed, you had to prowl the stacks hoping that nobody had checked the book out before you got to it.
- If you were lucky enough to find it, then you’d have to carry a mountain of books back home (up the hill) to do your work.
- When done, you’d have to haul the materials back.