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Pew Study Offers Mixed Message on US Libraries

Posted at 8:29AM Thursday 12 Dec 2013

In a survey report released today, the Pew Research Center's Internet Project found that just over half of those surveyed (52%) believe they do not need libraries as much as they used to. But while the survey showed Americans may be split over the essential role of libraries in this age of readily accessible online information, it also showed that libraries remain incredibly popular, and are regarded as vital to their communities.

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