e-books for FE December 2022 newsletter

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?

a) 1779
b) 1800
c) 1850

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

a) True
b) False

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.

Rank Organisation User sessions
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
9 Varndean College 2675
10 The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham 2019
11 Hills Road Sixth Form College 1973
12 Newcastle and Staffordshire College Group 1881
13 Bedford College 1811
14 HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College) 1794
15 Walsall College 1723
16 Shrewsbury Colleges Group 1634
17 South and City College Birmingham 1405
18 Richard Huish College 1335
19 City College Norwich 1320
20 Godalming College 1289

 Mergers / closing accounts: If your organisation has recently merged with another, ProQuest may not have the most current merger information and your merger may not be reflected in the usage data. You may also need to close an e-book account after a merger. Please email customerservice@proquest.com and Cc Jacqueline.Stringer@Clarivate.com with the relevant details.

Top 20 titles in November 2022

Rank Title User sessions
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

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