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New LRG study- 74% of libraries report increased demand for electronic offerings

“Close to three-fourths of respondents, 74%, report that demand for their libraries’ electronic offerings have increased over the past year”

A new report from Library Resource Guide and Unisphere Research, ” The Digital Squeeze: Libraries at the Crossroads—The Library Resource Guide Benchmark Study on 2012 Library Spending Plans,” shows an increased demand for all types of digital content in libraries. This should come as no surprise, particularly for those librarians in public service fielding the questions about downloading ebooks and streaming movies.   Unisphere Research is the market research unit of Unisphere Media, a division of Information Today, Inc.  The research for the study was sponsored by ProQuest.

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