• The Research Habits of Public Library Users

    Consumer behavior studies, industry stats and Library Journal's own 2014 "eBook Usage in U.S. Public Libraries" report reveal what people want from their libraries, how and what they're researching, and what libraries are doing to meet the growing (yes, growing!) demand for credible, cross-searchable nonfiction eBook content. The following facts click open to reveal additional details

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    1, 2, 3, 4 Pew Internet & American Life Project, January 2013, http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2013/01/22/library-services/

    5, 6, 7 Rising to the Challenge: Re-envisioning Public Libraries, The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, October 2014, http://www.aspeninstitute.org/sites/default/files/content/docs/pubs/AspenLibrariesReport.pdf

    8 Ebook Usage in U.S. Public Libraries, Library Journal, 2014.  (Request copy here:  http://www.thedigitalshift.com/research/ebook-usage-u-s-public-libraries-2014-report/)