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Friday, July 10, 2015

Digitization and Russian Libraries

Russian Libraries Go Digital

Ilona Suvorova | July 1, 2015

Across the world, paper is losing popularity as readers begin to prefer e-books. A recent VTsIOM poll found that Russians are joining this global trend, as enthusiasm for e-books has risen from 9 percent of readers in 2011 to 17 percent, while only 47 percent of readers use paperback books compared with 62 percent four years ago. But what are the consequences for libraries in Russia?

Reading in Russia

<more at; related link: (Trends in Russia’s reading culture)>

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