Library World Records is a popular reference book written by British author Godfrey Oswald, that covers hundreds of statistical facts and information about books and libraries around the world. It was first published in the U.S. in 2004 (ISBN 978-0-7864-1619-6). A second edition of the book is due for publication in 2008 (ISBN 978-0-7864-3852-5). Both books also contain numerous photographs of libraries and books in the form of clay inscriptions, on papyrus, parchment and paper. It has been called the Guinness Book of World Records on libraries and books.