Infographic: The Future of Libraries

Did you know there are over 121,000 libraries in the U.S.? Americans rely on libraries for everything from books and magazines to digital media and internet access. OpenSite.org published an infographic looking at the hi-tech challenges facing the libraries and how they are responding to new hi-tech demands. Some interesting data points:

  • There are over 121,000 libraries in America and 69% of Americans use libraries
  • 67% of libraries offer downloadable e-books and 28% lend out e-readers and mobile devices
  • 95% of libraries have some kind of online, social media presence

The Future of Libraries
via OpenSite.org

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