More than 77% of Americans ages 16-29 are heavy on technology as they prefer to use online research services at libraries.
The Pew Internet Project explores the library habits and expectations of younger Americans- those below 30 years of age.
- Research resources such as free databases (76%)
- Free access to computers and the internet (75%)
Books for borrowing (75%)
- Quiet study spaces (72%)
Programs and classes for children and teens (72%)
- Job or career resources (71%)
Part 1: A portrait of younger Americans’ reading habits and technology use
Part 2: Libraries in younger Americans’ lives and communities
Part 3: Library patrons’ activities and expectations
Part 4: New services and innovations Methods
Read the complete report on PewInternet.org here.