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E-books in U.S. Public Libraries

E-books in U.S. Public Libraries

In addition to free public access to computers and the Internet, public libraries provide their communities with robust electronic collections. One area of significant interest and growth has been the provision of e-books. Nationwide, 67% percent of public libraries report offering free access to e-books to library patrons – up 30 percent since 2007.

http://www.ala.org/ala/research/initiatives/plftas/2010_2011/ebooksmap1011.cfm

 
Get more information about the Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study from the ALA and our research partner, the Information Policy & Access Center.

Stephen

 

Posted on: November 28, 2011, 6:44 am Category: Uncategorized

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