Schools are going digital faster than ever

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

According to new data from digital content distributor OverDrive, schools are adopting digital books and textbooks at a faster than ever rate. This data, compiled in part from its 6,500 public school library partners, shows that more students than ever before are using smartphones, tablets, and ereaders in the academic environment, with a 252% increase in October in school library visits to the lending website from the same time a year ago. Visits per day increased by 244% for that same time frame.

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