Infographic on libraries and librarians

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All you need to know to get the library card right now [infographic] – shows statistics about librarians (salary, age, type of library, what they do) and libraries (number of visits, number of libraries, transactions).  A couple of interesting points:

  • Each day, U.S. libraries circulate nearly 4 times more items than Amazon handles.
  • U.S. public library cardholders outnumber customers by 5 to 1.



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