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The Rise of E-Reading

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, shared findings from a new report on e-book lending at libraries. He also discussed other research about the rise of e-books, their impact on people’s reading habits, and the way that library patrons are hoping to avail themselves of e-book borrowing. Finally, he explored general reading trends and describe the next steps in the Project’s ongoing research about the evolving role of libraries.

Read more at ALA 2012’s conference website

Read the full report:  Libraries, patrons, and e-books (June 2012)

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