1. schoollibraryjournal:



“In a new survey of Americans’ attitudes and expectations for public libraries, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that many library patrons are eager to see libraries’ digital services expand, yet also feel that print books remain important in the digital age. -“Library Services in the Digital Age.”


A new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project examines “Library Services in the Digital Age.”
Read Library Journal’s Meredith Schwartz article here.

More on the Pew report!

    schoollibraryjournal:

    “In a new survey of Americans’ attitudes and expectations for public libraries, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that many library patrons are eager to see libraries’ digital services expand, yet also feel that print books remain important in the digital age. -“Library Services in the Digital Age.”

    A new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project examines “Library Services in the Digital Age.”

    Read Library Journal’s Meredith Schwartz article here.

    More on the Pew report!

  2. One-fifth of U.S. adults read e-books as market booms: survey →

    infoneer-pulse:

    One in five American adults read an electronic book in the last year, as gift-giving sped the shift away from the printed page, a Pew Research Center survey showed on Wednesday.

    In a sweeping survey of e-books’ impact on reading habits, the Pew report said that four times more U.S. readers, or 15 percent, were reading e-books on a typical day now compared with less than two years ago.

    But when it comes to reading in bed, the verdict is split. Forty-five percent of those surveyed preferred e-books and 43 percent gave the nod to old-fashioned print.

    » via Yahoo! News