Free Ubuntu desktop/server books, where to put them

Corey Burger corey.burger at
Sat Aug 15 06:29:13 UTC 2009

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 6:15 PM, Emma Jane<emmajane at> wrote:
> On Friday 14 August 2009 4:50:16 pm Corey Burger wrote:
>> If I am not wrong, the consensus would be that we should find a good
>> library to put the books into. As such, I am going to order them for
>> our LoCo team and then start contacting libraries in the north to see
>> which can make best of them.
> You may want to contact the libraries first to see if they can accept
> donations. When I was looking to donate about $3,000 worth of current and
> brand new technical books to my local library I was told they would go
> straight into the books for a buck bin to raise money for books the library
> wanted to buy. This was not exactly the response I'd been expecting to
> receive. I donated them anyway but was a little bit surprised at their
> response.

Yep, this is something I was worried about as well, but I contacted
the head of the Nunavut Public Library Service and he indicated that
they would very much love to have as many books as could be spared.
They apparently have no books on Ubuntu in their system currently.


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