Library Patrons Want E-Books Over Every Other Downloadable Media

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Jeremy Greenfield, Editorial Director of Digital Book World reports on the latest Patron Profiles report from Library Journal and Bowker in Library Patrons Want E-Books Over Every Other Downloadable Media The study found that:

  • 28% of library patrons want to download e-books at their local libraries
  • Digital patrons, those patrons who have a smartphone, e-reader or tablet computer, are more active in the library than every other kind of patron across all library activities
  • Currently, 12% of library patrons own tablets, 16% own ereaders, and 28% own smartphones