Book Domino Chain World Record

To launch their summer reading project, the Seattle Public Library went for a world’s record. Worth watching for a glimpse inside their amazing Rem Koolhaus designed building.

Let’s see you top this with eBooks!

About David Crotty

I am the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. I oversee journal policy and contribute to strategy across OUP’s journals program, drive technological innovation, serve as an information officer, and manage a suite of research society-owned journals. I was previously an Executive Editor with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, creating and editing new science books and journals, and was the Editor in Chief for Cold Spring Harbor Protocols. I received my Ph.D. in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing. I have been elected to the STM Association Board and serve on the interim Board of Directors for CHOR Inc., a not-for-profit public-private partnership to increase public access to research.


6 thoughts on “Book Domino Chain World Record

  1. Try doing THAT with ebooks!

    Posted by Anthony | Jul 12, 2013, 11:22 am
  2. What a great video – thanks for sharing! We’re going to link to you in Publishing Business Today!

    Posted by Lynn Rosen | Jul 12, 2013, 11:45 am
  3. Amazing! But I do feel sorry for the library staff who have to re-shelve all these books…

    Posted by Sandy Thatcher | Jul 12, 2013, 2:47 pm
  4. Reblogged this on The Write Savage and commented:
    Nice use of books to kick of this library’s summer reading program. I like the way they think. Ha-ha!

    Posted by Janine Savage | Jul 12, 2013, 3:14 pm
  5. And then they all have to be put *back* on the shelves…..sigh

    Posted by Steve | Jul 12, 2013, 4:08 pm
  6. Lo podrian registrar en
    Wl registro oficial del mundo de los records

    Posted by david | Jul 15, 2013, 11:11 am

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