Library stuff: November 2009 Archives
The top 5 items added by WorldCat libraries in October are:
1- The spire : a novel, by Patricia Cornwell. Added by 1213 WorldCat libraries.
2- 10-10-10 : 10 minutes, 10 months, 10 years - a life-transforming idea, by Suzy Welch. Added by 863 WorldCat libraries.
3- Nine dragons : a novel, by Michael Connelly. Added by 845 WorldCat libraries
4- Evidence : an Alex Delaware novel, by Jonathan Kellerman. Added by 809 WorldCat libraries
5- The Scarpetta Factor, by Patricia Cornwell. Added by 783 WorldCat libraries
Lists of recent items added to WorldCat libraries for the month of Oct. are now available. You can see these lists on your library's WorldCat profile page which can be accessed via the 'Library info' link in the list of holding libraries on the item details page or the library name in the library search results (to search for your library, go to WorldCat.org/libraries).
The recent items list for each library now provides a breakdown of different item types by: all new items, new fiction, new non-fiction, new juvenile and new non-juvenile.
October stats include:
- 9,393 libraries added new items to WorldCat in October
- Of those, 490 did not have an existing recent items list, so WorldCat automatically created a new list.
- 8,903 existing recent items lists were updated.