[DWJ] Re: Dwj Digest, Vol 30, Issue 12

deborah.dwj at suberic.net deborah.dwj at suberic.net
Fri Feb 29 08:44:36 EST 2008


On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Joe Nankivell wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Jennifer Rowland <janamouse at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> (Now back to buying books for the library. Nonparametric Statistics with
>> Applications to Science and Engineering, or The Analysis of Cross-classified
>> Categorical Data? It's a tough one.)
>>
>
> Ah - you've just nailed the _other_ downside: "buying books" covers rather a
> lot of ground. On my desk at the moment: "Head injury: the facts" (yuk),
> "Foundations of marketing" (snore), "Irish tort legislation" (double snore -
> unless, of course, it's what you're into). Want me to go on?
>
> Of course, I don't get to choose them; I just have to buy them. And look at
> them when they arrive. ("Diseases of the sheep: a colour atlas"...)

I don't know, sometimes it's interesting to see what people
create books about. When we had to digitize "Lead Poisoning in
Antiquity", that was a fun one.

-deborah
--
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require us to sit upon a weeping lady?"
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