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    However, according to W. Boyd Rayward, Professor Emeritus in the Library in Information Science school at the University of Illinois, Librarians were hesitant to adopt some of the new technologies—such as the use of punch cards—until after World War II (2-3). The punch card system, invented in 1890, slowly found its way into libraries; it is estimated that at least one library began using punch cards for cataloging in the mid to late 1960s, and the Library of Congress began experimenting with punch card catalogs in the mid-1940s. It is fitting that the Library of Congress would be the first to implement the first non-experimental punched-card catalog; however, the Library of Congress’s first punched-card catalog was for periodicals, not books. What is really interesting though, is that the “first successful punched-card catalog for books is believed to have been in the King County (Washington) Public Library system…distributed in 1951” (Dewey 36). The punch card system was the one of the earliest, if not the earliest, forms of automation introduced into libraries. Punch cards allowed for inexpensive and easy duplication of the catalog, and it was easy to add or remove cards when the collection changed (Dewey…

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    technology services company. With the development of the computer punch card, early computer systems became the method to not only calculate information, but create systems of standardized industrial production and automation. The punch card system utilized to keep track of workers was used in ways that also influenced American society in the home. In 1897, Edwin Scott Votey invented the player piano, which he called the Pianola, a musical instrument based on the piano which utilized a binary…

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    “The Baseball Card” ` Rickey and Gary out of school at 2:45 , and they take the same route to school every day. They cut through the old car dealership parking lot , when the boys started to cross the parking lot Gary spotted an old shoe box. Gary then began to kick the box across the parking lot as he walked. Stop gary that's super annoying said Rickey , Gary just looked at Rickey and rolled his eyes and continued to kick the box. Gary gave it one more hard kick and when he did the…

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    While the card drawing technique is a playful method of random homework selection, it answers the call of Cooper et al. [4] in considering “non-achievement-related effects of homework” (p. 54), and more specifically addresses two contemporary important issues facing mathematics educators. The first is classroom attendance. Romer [18] discussed how absenteeism is “rampant” in undergraduate classes, adding that “steps to increase attendance, including making attendance mandatory, may deserve…

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    After the store Kimi decided to go the bookstore to wait for Yuki. Yuki sits down in front of the bookstore waiting for Kimi to finish her purchases, she then pulls out these packs and open them. She looks at all these different cards until one stops her by eye. The name of the card was ‘ Spirit Keeper, Guardian of the Bad Past.” She looked closer only to realize this card looks a lot like her. The details with blue hair with a ponytail, pink eyes, and a thinner body structure. The…

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    Kilroy Sports Bar Essay

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    to all other Bloomington bars (kilroyssports.com). However, they are looking to invest in any resources that will decrease the line to enter the bar, as well as reduce the amount of employee who quit due to the poor job conditions and working hours. With this knowledge, our project is focused on decreasing wait time for patrons, and conversely improving conditions for door staff and carders. In the future, we hope our solution will further be able to help Kilroys Sport’s by increasing their…

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    Yellow Card It is an average day at Cumberland Elementary; my face warms from the sun gleaming through the windows, and I sit in my desk in Mrs. Huffman’s second grade classroom. It is a rather cheerful classroom; chairs of all different vibrant colors stationed at each desk, my own being purple. A cushy rug with a checkered pattern displaying the alphabet fills space between the desks and the chalkboard. The wall to my left has the sticker board marking how many teeth each student has lost. I…

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    Authors are attributed to having created technologies and new innovations that expounded heavily on what they might be, and how they might be used when writing their stories. Such an example is the debit card. A debit card is a plastic payment card that can be used instead of cash when buying goods or services. The checking account of the debit holder is automatically debited when a transaction has occurred. Safety measures such as entering a personal identification number (PIN) to verify a…

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    One thing I have learned as a consumer is that having good credit is one of the most crucial essentials next to rent, food, and utility bills; and since I have a poor credit score, I must restore my credit while in college to achieve a 700 by the time I graduate. Credit scores range from 300 to 850, and a good score is usually higher than 670 which came to know working with my previous employer, MyFICO, who provides consumers with their true credit score and report in addition to educating…

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    In the world of finance and business, one of the great truths that present themselves is that everything is negotiable. Even under circumstances where the prices of certain commodities seem as if they are set in stone, obtaining a discount on the price can be as easy knowing how and whom to ask for the same. When it comes to the settlement of balances that individuals own on their credit cards, the opportunities for negotiation as to what is actually owed is greater than ever. A little bit of…

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