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First computer in my library was made by Xerox - believe it or not.  I
am not sure they were made for general sale.  It was given to us by
Xerox when they were upgrading.  I can't remember any specs.  But we had
a student aide who was a real computer geek.  He wrote us a program for
producing overdue notices.  It was the neatest little program because it
was personalized.  Whenever it needed time to process the information we
had entered,  - we would get a little message that said:  "Time for a
tea break".  Every once in a while we would get a message that said
"Librarians of the World - Unite!!".

After that, we had a Tandy TRS 80 with a cassette player as a drive.

The first computer I ownder personally was an Apple LLe - with a double
floppy drive.  Hot stuff.  It cost a whopping $3000!


"The Librarian, whose job is to heal ignorance, to keep life safe for
poetry and to put knowledge smack dab in the middle of the American

From The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9-20-03
Jacquie Henry, MLS
Ruben A. Cirillo High School (GHS)
Gananda Central School District
3195 Wiedrick Road
P.O. Box 609
Macedon, NY  14502
315-986-3521 x 3144
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