Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Top Tens of 2012: What People are Reading and We're Buying

In 2012, an impressive 4,017 items from TC Library's physical collection were checked out by you all!
The book and video titles most popular in the TC Library collection are included below, and if you feel so inclined, they're hyperlinked so you can put a hold on them. ZOMG such fun reading and watching for Christmas Break!
  1. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
  2. Three approaches to psychotherapy III (video)
  3. Values based family therapy (video)
  4. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR (FYI - this manual is getting replaced with a 5th edition in 2013)
  5. Internal family systems therapy (video)
  6. Assessment and treatment activities for children, adolescents, and families: Practitioners share their most effective techniques
  7. The way home (video)
  8. Working with Native Americans (video)
  9. Ouch! That stereotype hurts: How to speak up (video)
  10. Working with Asian American clients (video)
We like to buy things, too. "Make it rain with library material$" is our motto. Arranged by good ol' DDC call number + subject, here's the top ten areas where we beefed up our collection, just for you.
  1. 616 (Diseases) - 122 new items
  2. 658 (General management) - 78 new items
  3. 371 (School management; special education) - 53 new items
  4. 155 (Differential & developmental psychology) - 40 new items
  5. 362 (Social welfare problems & services) - 29 new items
  6. 618 (Gynecology & other medical specialities) - 22 new items
  7. 150 (Psychology) - 18 new items
  8. 378 (Higher education) - 18 new items
  9. 153 (Mental processes & intelligence) - 17 new items
  10. 158 (Applied psychology) - 16 new items
Beefed up, you say? Beefcake? You know what, here's some more Ryan Gosling for me you. Just 'cause it's that time of the year and I'm feeling generous. Is it hot in here?

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