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Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist? – Infographic

By Bob Al-Greene

Print — literature, journalism, you name it — has experienced an extended obituary over the last decade, alongside the rise of digital media.

But a recent Pew study found that even as sales of e-readers like Nook and Kindle grow swiftly, young people still frequent libraries more than you might think, and print books remain popular. Even the most plugged-in lit fans are not ready to abandon print as a dead medium. In fact, e-book readers consume more books annually, no matter the format.

SEE ALSO: The 5 Best-Selling Kindle Books of All Time

To learn more, including who reads fastest — print or e-book readers — check out the infographic below, courtesy of


Thumnail image courtesy of Flickr, tribehut.

Thanks to Mashable

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