Welcome to the December 2022 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. It’s time for a library-themed Christmas quiz! Eight questions below – no Googling allowed – answers will be circulated via the e-books for FE JiscMail list on 14 December.
1. Approximately how many books are held at the British Library storage site in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire?
a) 12 million
b) 65 million
c) 127 million
2. What subject area does Dewey number 690 refer to?
3. What year was the US Library of Congress founded?
4. This is a Scots version of the opening lines from which famous book?
“A moose took a dauner through the deep, mirk widd.
A tod saw the moose and the moose looked guid.”
5. There’s a library in Finland which has a karaoke booth
6. There are two marble lions outside the New York Public Library. What are their names?
a) Ant and Dec
b) Strength and Courage
c) Patience and Fortitude
d) Harold and Maud
7. The Osmothèque library in Versailles, France, is full of what? (clue: it’s not books)
8. Rupert Giles was the librarian at Sunnydale High in which US television series?
Top 20 users in November 2022
Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20.
|1||New City College London||4729|
|2||Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College||4573|
|3||The Sixth Form College Farnborough||3225|
|4||The Trafford College Group||3028|
|5||Hereford Sixth Form||2889|
|6||West Nottinghamshire College||2881|
|7||West Herts College||2772|
|8||South Thames College||2712|
|10||The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham||2019|
|11||Hills Road Sixth Form College||1973|
|12||Newcastle and Staffordshire College Group||1881|
|14||HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)||1794|
|16||Shrewsbury Colleges Group||1634|
|17||South and City College Birmingham||1405|
|18||Richard Huish College||1335|
|19||City College Norwich||1320|
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Top 20 titles in November 2022
|1||CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||13572|
|2||CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education: Early Years Educator||6017|
|3||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1||4671|
|4||AQA A-Level Business||4470|
|5||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 Specifications||3958|
|6||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications||3753|
|7||CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||3714|
|8||BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications||3391|
|9||CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner||3223|
|10||AQA A-Level Geography (5th edition)||3122|
|11||BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1||2905|
|12||AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2)||2857|
|13||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications||2515|
|14||OCR A Level Law (2nd edition)||2446|
|15||BTEC National Computing Student Book||2148|
|16||BTEC Nationals Information Technology Student Book||1966|
|17||BTEC Nationals Sport and Exercise Science Student Book||1921|
|18||Sociology: Themes and Perspectives||1594|
|19||AQA A Level Physics (Year 1 and Year 2)||1565|
|20||Edexcel GCE Geography Y2 A Level Student Book||1554|