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Libraries 2016


This report was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts, which received support for the project through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals:

The findings and conclusions contained within are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect positions or policies of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Primary researchers

John B. Horrigan, Senior Researcher Lee Rainie, Director, Internet, Science and Technology Research    

Research team

Aaron Smith, Associate Director, Research Andrew Perrin, Research Assistant Claudia Deane, Vice President, Research           

Editorial and graphic design

Margaret Porteus, Information Graphics Designer Shannon Greenwood, Copy editor

Communications and web publishing

Dana Page, Senior Communications Manager Shannon Greenwood, Associate Digital Producer

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