Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Top 10 of the OCLC Top 1001

The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) has amassed a Top 1001 list of the most widely held titles (books, music, etc.) throughout the world's libraries. Here is their top 10:
  1. The Holy Bible
  2. The Census
  3. Mother Goose
  4. The Divine Comedy (Dante)
  5. The Odyssey
  6. The Iliad
  7. Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
  8. The Lord of the Rings (JRR Tolkien)
  9. Hamlet (Shakespeare)
  10. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Number 1001, by the way, is Eusebius's Ecclesiastical History.

(via Kottke)

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