E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines

E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines – by Lee Rainie and Maeve Duggan, produced by Pew Internet. Released December 2012.

Finds that the percentage of Americans who read books has not substantially changed between 2011 and 2012, however the number who have read ebooks in the past year is growing, while the number who have read a physical books is decreasing. The number of Americans who have borrowed ebooks from libraries and are aware of libraries offering ebooks has also increased.

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