Friday, April 08, 2016

Libraries and Learning in the USA

Published yesterday on the Pew Research site: results of survey on libraries and learning, carried out in the USA. "Most Americans believe libraries do a decent job of serving the education and learning needs of their communities and their own families. A new survey by Pew Research Center shows that 76% of adults say libraries serve the learning and educational needs of their communities either “very well” (37%) or “pretty well” (39%). Further, 71% say libraries serve their own personal needs and the needs of their families “very well” or “pretty well.” As a rule, libraries’ performance in learning arenas gets better marks from women, blacks, Hispanics, those in lower-income households, and those ages 30 and older."
Libraries and Learning.
Rocks, Howth, March 2016

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