A look at the research habits of public library users

Consumer behavior studies and industry statistics reveal that there is a growing — yes, growing — demand for credible research content and many people go to their local libraries to get it. Here are some interesting facts relating to the research habits of public library users:

• Fifty-four percent of them say that they visit the library to research topics that interest them. That’s the second most popular reason to go to the library, ahead of borrowing books and using computers.

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This story was posted on February 12, 2015.