Report: Internet-savvy young adults drawn to libraries

12/31/2007 | Yahoo!

Computer-savvy adults ages 18 to 30 were the biggest library users in the U.S. this year, according to a Pew Internet & American Life Project survey. "These findings turn our thinking about libraries upside down," said Leigh Estabrook, a University of Illinois professor emerita. "Internet use seems to create an information hunger and it is information-savvy young people who are most likely to visit libraries," she said.

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