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OverDrive Blogs: AWARENESS OF LIBRARY EBOOK AVAILABILITY IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH

Recently, Pew released a report titled “Libraries and Learning”, which found that the number of people aware of digital materials at their library has never been higher. As lifestyles continue to get busier and technologies advance, people are taking advantage of eBooks and digital audiobooks more than ever.

Pew’s survey concludes that awareness of eBook availability at libraries increased more than 20 percent among the general population in just the last year alone. As of April 2016, three out of every five adults now say they know their local libraries have eBook lending programs. This correlates with the strong upswing in digital circulation libraries are experiencing at their OverDrive-powered websites.

Read the full article available from OverDrive Blogs here.

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