January 28, 2022

The Top 10 Most Accessed Volumes in the HathiTrust Database (December 2014)

The following table was first published in the January 16, 2015 issue of the HathiTrust update where you’ll also find the latest project news and statistics.

The Human Figure, by John H. Vanderpoel
Ami and Amile: A Medieval Tale of Friendship, translated from the Old French by Samuel N. Rosenberg and Samuel Danon.
Quicksand, by Nella Larsen.
Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, v.1.
Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, v.2.
Godey’s Magazine, v.40-41, 1850.
2835 Mayfair: A Novel, by Frank Richardson.
Pennsylvania German pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, by Ralph Beaver Strassburger.
A Hand-book of the City of Rock Hill, by William John Cherry.
The Five Laws of Library Science, by S. R. Ranganathan.


Current HathiTrust Database Totals (via December 2014 Update)

  • 13,072,477 total volumes
  • 6,672,753 book titles
  • 345,497 serial titles
  • 4,575,366,950 pages
  • 586 terabytes
  • 155 miles
  • 10,621 tons
  • 4,894,312 volumes(~37% of total) in the public domain

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