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  Archived Posts From: 2009

reviews

And finally- the authors

Written on: April 1st, 2009 in Reviews

Wordle: Author searches in the Delaware Library Catalog

James Patterson and Stephenie Meyer still rule the fiction world- although the edge goes to Meyer, who has less than half a dozen books to Patterson’s seeingly hundreds of titles.

You have to respect the James Patterson writing machine, however- and it is a machine, as this article from a 2002 Publishers Weekly shows. Even though a new Patterson could come out with every Sunday paper, they are tightly plotted, well written, and consumed hungrily by his fans young and old.


news

The subjects you’re searching for

Written on: April 1st, 2009 in News

Wordle: The subjects you're searching for

The preceding visualization was for everything entered as a search term in the Delaware Library Catalog- this one specifies subject term searches only.


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What you’re searching for.

Written on: April 1st, 2009 in NewsTech

Wordle: What You're Searching For
This is a neat visual representation (using Wordle.net) of all of the search terms entered into the Delaware Library Catalog during the month of March.


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Some selected 3rd Quarter Statistics

Written on: April 1st, 2009 in News

This is an interesting data snapshot from the Delaware Library Catalog’s administrators’ blog:

Some selected 3rd Quarter Statistics

Libraries all across the country are doing more with less- against considerable odds, in some cases.

Hopefully as more and more people remember the services available at their libraries, and think about the money that they can save by getting entertainment and education for free, we’ll continue to see these numbers climb!





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