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Social Media Statistics for 2012

Can you survive without Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or Google?  I bet not, especially with Google and Youtube.  Although as librarians, we have always been advocating to our users and students that Google is not the “almighty” search engine and placing … Continue reading

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Younger Americans’ Reading and Library Habits

The Pew Research Center, released the findings of a recent survey on Americans last month as part of a study on how e-books may have change the reading landscape and libraries among Americans ages 16 and older. This report on … Continue reading

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Infographic – The world of mobile phones

Here are two infographics that give different perspectives about the mobile world. Without much doubt, it is a market that will take a long while for us to see any sign of saturation in the horizon.

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Infographic – An E-Book Nation

Research from Pew this year found that 21% of adults had read a e-book in the last year, compared to 17% in December.  While printed books remain the top choice for readers, those reading e-books with e-content were reportedly found … Continue reading

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The Global eBook Market 2011: Current Conditions and Future Projections

This global ebook market report takes a look at the emerging ebook markets across Europe and two BRIC countries: Brazil and China as compared to the more mature ebook markets in the United States and United Kingdom. The study portrays, for … Continue reading

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Twitter Use 2012

A Winter and Spring telephone survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in the first quarter of 2012 found that the proportion of online American adults who use Twitter on a typical day has doubled since May 2011 and has … Continue reading

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The Rise of E-Reading

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has a 3-year, $1.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study the role of libraries in users’ lives and in their communities. As a result of their … Continue reading

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US Report on “Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study “

Since 1994, the Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study has been providing information about public access to computers, the Internet and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, as well as the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology … Continue reading

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Infographics – Data

I mentioned in my earlier posts that I will attempt to explore a little with infographics and share some of my findings. After ploughing through several websites about creating your own infographics, I have come to the conclusion that it … Continue reading

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Infographics – A Librarian’s Worth

Here’s another infographic done by Obizmedia (the same company who did Anatomy of a Librarian for MastersinEducation.Org – Librarian’s Worth Around the World.

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