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Public libraries and the Internet 2004

John Carlo Bertot

Public libraries and the Internet 2004

survey results and findings

by John Carlo Bertot

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Published by Information Use Management and Policy Institute, College of Information, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internet access for library users -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Libraries and the Internet -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Public libraries -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Internet -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Library surveys -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Carlo Bertot, Charles R. McClure, Paul T. Jaeger.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsMcClure, Charles R., Jaeger, Paul T., 1974-, Florida State University. Information Use Management and Policy Institute., Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, American Library Association
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Paginationiii, 111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20349109M

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Offers a starting point for anyone doing research on Internet. Main collections include reference, exhibits, magazines and serials, newspapers, online texts, web searching, and extensive teen and youth collections. Reference covers all academic disciplines with an extensive tutorial on research process.

"An excellent jumping off point for anyone doing research on the Internet, the main. Public libraries and the Internet Tallahassee, FL: Information Use Management and Policy Institute, College of Information, Florida State University, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

Nearly 18 percent of public libraries have wireless Internet access, and 21 percent are planning wireless access within the next year. Chicago Public Library, which hosted the report release announcement, is one of those libraries.

The library began offering free wireless in all 79 of its locations in the city in December U.S. public libraries began interacting with and using the Internet in the early s. Sincethere have been multiple studies conducted that track the level of involvement, key issues, trends, and other aspects of public library Internet use.

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E-Book Technology and Its impact on Libraries. E-books in Public Libraries. The most popular form of the e-book today is as an Internet service, rather than a.

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y Almost million items were lent to 10 million members of Australia’s public Size: 1MB. Check Out a Public Library Book. Kindle books that you borrow from a public library are available to you for a specific period of time, just like with physical library books.

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Abstract; Report(s) - Public Libraries and the Internet Survey Results and Findings (year 1 of 2). Millennials are more likely than older adults to have used a library website in the past year and just as likely to have read a book, but they are among the least likely to say that libraries are important: just 19% say their library’s closing would have a major impact on them.

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The number of e-book uses in growing, but not to the extent that electronic books have replaced printed versions. Public libraries in the Internet age: Indian scenario public libraries and the Internet The content of the book will provide information to libraries and information professionals to help Author: Maitrayee Ghosh.

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But as we found during a recent chat with Albany Public Library executive director Scott Jarzombek, the internet is now a big part of modern public libraries. So our conversation ended up being about all sorts of stuff -- about why people are waiting to get into libraries in the morning, ebooks versus old-school books, libraries as community.

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In the past, if a student needed an article about zinc supplements from the Journal of Nutrition, she might have had to walk to her school library and search.

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