Jake, Perhaps Cheryl means how manhy books are in a branch of a major library, or in a small library? Cindy --- Jake Brownell <jabrown@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Cheryl, > I remember a library staff member telling me > when I was volunteering at > the library last year, but the exact number is > slipping my mind. 1.6 million > is coming to mind but all I know for sure its more > than a million. > A quick search of the website yielded no > results. > > I believe the Library of Congress has upwards of 26 > million per an article > posted on this list some time ago. > > Keep in mind though that bookshare is only in its > third year and that no > previous system has been able to churn out the > volume of books we have. > > Jake > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Cheryl Fogle" <cfogle@xxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Cc: <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 12:00 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] number of books in library > > > > Hi everyone. > > > > The notice that bookshare now has 24,000 books got > me thinking. What's the > > average number of books in a public library, or a > university library? I'm > > just wondering how the bookshare collection > compares to other collections. > > Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy bookshare and I > have tons of books that > > I'm not sure I can ever read in my lifetime. > > > > Cheryl > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. To get a list > > of available commands, put the word 'help' by > itself in the subject line. > > > > > > > > -- > > No virus found in this incoming message. > > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. > > Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.8/114 - > Release Date: 9/28/2005 > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > __________________________________ Yahoo! Mail - PC Magazine Editors' Choice 2005 http://mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.