Link to study.
Highlights reports in October 20 Library Research Service post.
- More than 71 percent of all libraries (and 79 percent of rural libraries) report they are the only source of free access to computers and the Internet in their communities.
- 66 percent of public libraries rank job-seeking services, including resume writing and Internet job searches, among the most crucial online services they offer – up from 44 percent two years ago.
- More than 90 percent of public libraries provide technology training such as online job-seeking and career-related classes.