Posted on 02/22/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
No matter your opinion of the worth of bestseller lists, you probably know that a book on it will be hard to get immediately at a library.
Now, thanks to a tech-savvy author, you can visualize just how difficult it is.
Robin Sloan, who’s also a former Twitter executive, developed an interactive tool that allows you to see how many holds have been placed for an ebook on the New York Times bestseller list, how many copies (or licenses, really) libraries own for each book, and the ratio of those two.
Give Sloan's library demand tool a whirl and learn a little bit more behind her methodology on her website.