Graphics from the Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study

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Tug of War: Use vs. Funding

Cuts to state funding of public libraries

High-speed internet access

Decreased or flat budgets, decreased services

Supply not meeting demand: connection speeds and public-use computers

Resources and training at public libraries

Mobile technology is enhancing access to library services

E-books - and e-book readers - are available

See full infographic: U.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm

Additional graphics available in Press Kit.

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