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Archive for the month “October, 2012”

Impact of Smartphones on the 2012 Elections

A fascinating study by our friends at the Pew Internet and American Life Project.  88% of registered voters have a Smartphone!

Must Read Article: The Place for Burning Questions, When Something Actually Burns

My burning questions?

  • Why aren’t libraries mentioned here at all?
  • Wouldn’t it be cool if an ad for Sno-Isle Libraries popped up in the sidebar of anyone reading this article in our service area?

Thanks to Penni Vogel for sharing this article.  Please share the burning questions this raises for you!

http://www.wired.com/business/2012/10/pearl-com/

 

 

Top September GVRL Titles

Those travel books continue to rule the roost–the Rough Guide to Sri Lanka had 70 retrievals last month!

 

The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka e3 2009
The Rough Guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton 2011
The Book of Weeds 2009
The Rough Guide to Japan e5 2011
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 29th ed., vol. 3
The Rough Guide to Sicily e8 2011
Classical Music, 1st American ed. 2005
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, vol. 1
College Financing Information for Teens e2 2012
Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution 2009

How People Get Their Local News

Interesting report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.  It shows that many of the differences in local news consumption emerging from these data reflect the varying demographic compositions of different community types in the U.S.

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