library use survey

CIPFA survey shows slight improvement in UK library situation

By libertyc
December 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), “the only professional accountancy body exclusively dedicated to public finance in the world,” has just released the findings of a survey of the situation in the British public library sector which suggest [...]

Survey: Library Borrowers Buy Books Too!

By libertyc
November 15, 2012 // 3 Comments

Multiple sources are reporting today on this newly released survey (PDF) on the buying habits of library e-book borrowers. The survey questioned over 75,000 e-book borrowers, and found that more than half of them buy books, too. It also found that dedicated reading devices still account for a [...]

Pew Research Center: Young Americans prefer reading e-books on cell phones and computers

By libertyc
October 24, 2012 // 3 Comments

If you haven’t had a chance to look it over just yet, here’s the link (PDF) to the Pew Research Center’s recently-released study on the reading and library usage habits of young Americans. If you’re simply looking for the study’s bottom line—the take-away, as it [...]

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