I went there, registered to check it out - “sorry, it is currently out on loan. Please check back”
How can that be with digital material? Do they only let one copy out at a time? And no possibly of reserving it?
Passing strange, in the 21st century!
On May 1, 2014, at 5:50 AM, Michael Shoshani <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 5/1/2014 05:22, Tom Fine wrote:
>> "The Radio Manual" by George E Sterling (an FCC Commissioner) and Robert
>> B Monroe (CBS Radio engineer). Van Nostrand publiser. First published
>> 1928, revised many times afterward.
> The 1930 edition is available for borrowing (with a free digital library card), not permanent downloading or casual viewing, at The Internet Archive. https://archive.org/details/radiomanualforra00ster
> This, btw, seems quite an excellent idea. They offer up to five books at once on a two week loan, pretty much the way a public library operates. It permits access to hard-to-find books that are still in copyright, without compromising the rights involved therein. I never realized the Archive had this available until just now.
> Michael Shoshani