TITLE

LIS: Investigations

AUTHOR(S)
Kennan, Mary Anne
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
inCite;Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of national surveys from the U.S. on the growth of public library connectivity and internet use. The surveys reveal that 100 percent of public libraries are connected to the internet and provide public access. The surveys also show that demands on public libraries and resources are also growing.
ACCESSION #
78336055

 

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