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Folkscanomy: A Library of Books

Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy.

Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the metadata related to these scanned books are often done outside the library or cataloging industries, finding material can be more difficult. The Folkscanomy collection attempts to add a layer of classification for easier navigation.


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Folkscanomy: Apple Computer-Related Documentation
collection
3,147
ITEMS
823,572
VIEWS
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From the ASMIOV Apple archive of software and related materials (which itself is comprised from many other collections) comes this set of scanned manuals, flyers advertisements, press releases and tipsheets related to the Apple family of personal computers. Subject matter is mostly related to the Apple II, although other Apple-related equipment appears in great amounts as well.
Commodore C64 Books
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525
ITEMS
545,705
VIEWS
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Books about the Commodore C64 computer and related models.
Folkscanomy: Tandy and Radio Shack Books
collection
341
ITEMS
413,149
VIEWS
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Books from the Tandy Corporation, owners of Radio Shack and creators of TRS-80, Coco, and other computers.
Commodore C64 Manuals
collection
859
ITEMS
303,959
VIEWS
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A collection of manuals, instructions, schematics and information pamphlets related to the Commodore C64 computer.
Atari Computer Books
collection
323
ITEMS
226,319
VIEWS
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Books related to the Atari line of computers, including the Atari 400, 800, ST, XL and XE. Subjects covered include software, hardware, programming, design, and copy protection. Scanned by a wide range of contributors. Many of these items came from the efforts of atarimania.com .
Computer Catalogs Collection
collection
623
ITEMS
191,542
VIEWS
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A general collection of computer-related catalogs.
Commodore Amiga Manuals
collection
193
ITEMS
161,261
VIEWS
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Manuals, instructions and schematics for the Commodore Amiga family of computers.
Radio Shack Hardware Manuals
collection
356
ITEMS
133,084
VIEWS
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Hardware manuals for Radio Shack hardware and products.
Miscellaneous Apple Documents
collection
397
ITEMS
119,525
VIEWS
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A large collection of various Apple-related documents.
Texas Instruments TI 99/4a Books
collection
205
ITEMS
106,403
VIEWS
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The Texas Instruments TI-99/4A was an early home computer, released in June 1981, originally at a price of US$525. It was an enhanced version of the less successful TI-99/4 model, which was released in late 1979 at a price of $1,150. The TI-99/4A added an additional graphics mode, "lowercase" characters consisting of small capitals, and a full travel keyboard. Its predecessor, the TI-99/4, featured a calculator-style chiclet keyboard and a character set that lacked lowercase text.
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
collection
408
ITEMS
103,314
VIEWS
by Jason Scott
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When I Was Young..... ...I used to read a lot of computer magazines. Compute, Creative Computing, Omni and many others would either show up at my home or more likely, get bought with whatever money I was able to scrounge up. Pizza and the latest issue would be the order of the day, and I would eat my slice happily as I walked home and dreamed of computers not yet owned and software not yet purchased. One of the features of many computer magazines at the time were small postcards you could take...
Topics: Flyers, Computer History, Sales, Catalogs, Leaflets, Mailings
Tandy Radio Shack Color Computer Manuals
collection
342
ITEMS
80,532
VIEWS
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Manuals regarding products for the Tandy Radio Shack Color Computer.
Amiga Books
collection
31
ITEMS
48,808
VIEWS
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Books related to the Commodore Amiga family of computers. Subjects covered include programming, software, and hardware.
Apple Technical Information Library
collection
375
ITEMS
42,584
VIEWS
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Collection of Apple Technical Information
Radio Shack Catalogs
collection
116
ITEMS
34,939
VIEWS
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As these scanned catalogs are coming from a wide set of sources, there are likely to be doubled catalog items and variant quality in the scans.
Folkscanomy: Apple Lisa Documentation
collection
91
ITEMS
26,661
VIEWS
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A collection of manuals related to the Apple Lisa computer. The Lisa is a personal computer designed by Apple Computer, Inc. during the early 1980s. It was the first personal computer to offer a graphical user interface in an inexpensive machine aimed at individual business users. Development of the Lisa began in 1978. In 1982, after Steve Jobs was forced out of the Lisa project, he joined the Macintosh project. The Macintosh is not a direct descendant of Lisa, although there are obvious...
Topics: Apple, Lisa, Documentation
Commodore Software Protection Library
collection
18
ITEMS
19,775
VIEWS
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Scanned by contributors to the Bombjack Commodore Archive (including ShadowM, Golan, DemongerX, Gene, Newtek, DMackey and others), this collection of Commodore Protection instruction books and manuals were created through the years to address software protection removal on a variety of Commodore computers, including the VIC-20 and Commodore 64.
Topics: commodore 64, piracy, protection, cracking
Atari Catalogs
collection
66
ITEMS
19,348
VIEWS
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Catalogs for the Atari family of computers and related items.
Apple IIgs Technical Notes
collection
110
ITEMS
19,325
VIEWS
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Apple IIgs Technical Notes
Commodore PET Books
collection
17
ITEMS
18,006
VIEWS
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The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) was a home/personal computer produced in 1977 by Commodore International. A top-seller in the Canadian and United States educational markets, it was Commodore's first full-featured computer, and formed the basis for their entire 8-bit product line. This is a collection of books written about all aspects of the Commodore PET.
Apple III Direct to Customer Advertising
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87
ITEMS
13,838
VIEWS
by Apple
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A collection of Direct to Customer Advertising (DTCA) brochures and documents related to the Apple III.
2000-era Apple Data Sheets
collection
283
ITEMS
10,076
VIEWS
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Taken from a 4 CD-ROM set created by Apple in 2000, this is a collection of data sheets and information on Apple Computer products for use by Sales and Promotion. They run the full line of products available from Apple at that time.
Triton Catalogs
collection
16
ITEMS
6,799
VIEWS
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Catalogs for Triton, maker of software for the TI 99/4a.
Video Game Scanning Collective (VGSC)
collection
110
ITEMS
6,118
VIEWS
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High resolution video game scans that meet the requirements of the VGSC project.
Topics: Video Game, Scans, RAW, ICC, Manuals, Box, Scans, VGSC
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Material created by the Association of Time-Sharing Users and the Association of Small Computer Users, two groups that later were folded into the Association of Computer Users. Together the groups existed from 1974 through circa 1982.
48kRAM Favorites
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5
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4
VIEWS
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48kRAM Favorites
Topic: favorites