Wednesday, January 23, 2013

New Pew Report on Libraries

Library Services in the Digital Age is a new Pew Internet Report. 


The Internet has already had a major impact on how people find and access information, and now the rising popularity of e-books is helping transform Americans’ reading habits. In this changing landscape, public libraries are trying to adjust their services to these new realities while still serving the needs of patrons who rely on more traditional resources. In a new survey of Americans’ attitudes and expectations for public libraries, the Pew Research Center 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.

Full Report

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