The Impacts of the Internet on Public Library Use

Here are the findings from the Urban Libraries Council Study on internet in libraries. The research study, The Impacts of the Internet on Public Library Use, consisted of a national random telephone survey of 3,097 adults conducted during the spring of 2000.


75.2% of Internet users also used the library and 60.3% of library users also used the Internet.


Use of the library and use of the Internet were inversely related to age.


Use of the library was not significantly related to race/Hispanic ancestry.


Use of the library and use of the Internet were positively related to educational attainment.

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