Most Popular New Items of 2012

January 31, 2013 at 11:13 am

In 2012, over 5500 new books were added to the collections.  As usual, the Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care textbooks were some of the most circulated items, accounting for over half of the total new item circulation.  Below are the other popular items that were added to the collections and circulated in 2012.  Keep in mind, the criteria for this list required that the item was added to a Mayo library collection in 2012.  It’s a diverse list from a variety of Mayo libraries, and shows what a wide audience the Mayo libraries reach.

Matt Hoy
Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI

The HelpThe Help
Kathryn Stockett

Location: Plummer Library


Total Checkouts: 31

(Other locations hold this item, but only Plummer’s copies were added in 2011 and counted here)

Histology Text and AtlasHistology : A Text and Atlas : With Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology
Michael H. Ross, Wojciech Pawlina.

Location: Mitchell LRC, Plummer

 QM551 .R67 2011

Total Checkouts: 28

Whack-a-moleWhack-a-Mole: The Price We Pay for Expecting Perfection

David Marx

Location: Plummer, Eau Claire, La Crosse

K579.L5 M37 2009x

Total Checkouts: 26

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Location: Plummer, Methodist Paitient

RC265.6.L24 S55 2010

Total Checkouts: 23

(Other locations hold this item, but only Plummer and Methodist Patient copies were added in 2011 and counted here)

The grace of silenceThe Grace of Silence

Michele Norris

Location: Plummer

PN4874.N64 A3 2010

Total Checkouts: 22

Train your brainTrain Your Brain….Engage Your Heart….Transform Your Life: A Course in Attention & Interpretation Therapy (AIT)
Dr. Amit Sood MD MSc

Location: Multiple Locations

QP360 .S66 2010x

Total Checkouts: 22

Heaven is for realHeaven is for Real : A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent.

Location: Multiple Locations

BT846.3 .B87 2011

Total Checkouts: 21

Sing you homeSing You Home: A Novel

Jodi Picoult

Location: Saint Marys Patient, Methodist Patient


Total Checkouts: 19

Hungry GirlHungry Girl 300 Under 300 : 300 Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Dishes Under 300 Calories

Lisa Lillien

Location: Eau Claire, La Crosse

TX714 .L55634 2011

Total Checkouts: 16

The Sixth ManThe Sixth Man

David Baldacci

Location: Saint Marys Patient, Methodist Patient


Total Checkouts: 16

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