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Top 10 Lists of 2016

January 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Wonder what Brandeis reads?  Curious as to see what DVDs are most watched? Wondering what kind of treasures are most requested from University Archives & Special Collections? Wonder no more! Here are the most popular requested and circulated items from 2016!

Top 10 DVDs

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  2. Inside Out
  3. Kokoyakyu High School Baseball
  4. Howl’s Moving Castle
  5. The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Collection
  6. Up
  7. 12 Years a Slave
  8. Inception
  9. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  10. The Great Gatsby

Find this and many more in our Browsing Collection on Goldfarb 1!

Top 10 Most Requested Items from Archives & Special Collections

  1. The Justice
  2. University History
  3. Brandeis University Photography collection
  4. Abram L. Sachar Brandeis University Presidential papers
  5. Brandeis University Senior Theses
  6. Gordon Fellman papers
  7. Victor Young collection–the Oscar!
  8. Spanish Civil War posters 
  9. Fannie Hurst collection
  10. Louis Dembitz Brandeis collection

Visit the Archives on Goldfarb 2!

Top 10 Most Circulated Titles

  1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (parts one and two)
  2. Career of Evil
  3. Americanah
  4. Foundations of Differentiable Manifolds and Lie Groups
  5. Israeli Politics and the Middle East Peace Process, 1988-2002
  6. Outliers: The Story of Success
  7. The Girl on the Train
  8. Tuesdays with Morrie: an Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson
  9. The Immigrant Other: Lived Experiences in a Transnational World
  10. Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings that Formed the Movement

Check out OneSearch for these titles and more!

Top 10 Most Circulated Authors

  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Kurt Vonnegut
  3. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  4. Anton Chekhov
  5. Adrienne Cecile Rich
  6. J.K. Rowling
  7. Maksim Gorky
  8. Homer
  9. Jawaharlal Nehru
  10. Pablo Neruda

Check out OneSearch for more from these authors!

Top 10 Most Used Databases
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  1. JSTOR
  2. Academic Search Premier
  3. Web of Science
  4. PsycINFO
  5. MathSciNet
  6. MLA International Bibliography
  7. Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  8. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  9. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times
  10. PsycARTICLES

Check out Brandeis Scholar for links these databases and more, or ask a librarian!

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