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Infographic: Can Print Books and Ebook Coexist?

   February 20th, 2013

This infographic came out earlier this month, but I thought it had some interesting statistics on the coexistence of ebooks and print books:

Print vs. Ebook infographic

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4 Responses to “Infographic: Can Print Books and Ebook Coexist?”

  1. Stephanie Brown Says:

    yes! yes! yes! print & ebooks can co-exist! they are for different things!!

  2. Deb Baker Says:

    I think they can and will. I blogged about the infographic and some of the stats over at Nocturnal Librarian, where I ask, should reading be the new national past time? (it polls higher than baseball)

  3. Arusso Says:

    I believe that this “infographic” does not follow the standards of being “librarian approved.” I looked further into the website (http://www.teachingdegree.org/about/) and found that the site does not cite or provide any of its findings; even though numbers provided are interesting. Therefore I declare “this infographic” an unreliable source.

  4. Brian Herzog Says:

    @Stephanie: I completely agree – different tools for different purposes, and not everything has to be a competition.

    @Deb: I like “reading as the national past time” – maybe the ALA could get behind it.

    @Arusso: I saw some sources listed at the bottom of the infographic, but I didn’t view them all the verify the numbers.