Maeve Duggan is a research associate at the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.

PublicationsDecember 11, 2013

How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities

54% of Americans have used a public library in the past year, and 72% live in a “library household.” Most say libraries are very important to their communities.

PublicationsDecember 31, 2012

Mobile Connections to Libraries

13% of those ages 16 and older have accessed library websites via mobile devices.

PublicationsDecember 27, 2012

E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines

23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%.