U.S. public library technology and online services 2014, by urbanity

Public library technology services and resources available for patrons in the United States as of November 2014, by urbanity

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2015
U.S. public library technology and online services 2014, by urbanity This statistic presents the most popular public library technology services and resources available for patrons in the United States as of November 2014, sorted by urbanity. During the survey period it was found that 68.6 percent of U.S. public libraries in suburban areas offered online job or employment resources to patrons. Only 52.3 percent of libraries in rural areas did the same.
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Public library technology services and resources available for patrons in the United States as of November 2014, by urbanity

CitySuburbanTownRural
E-books98.3%97.6%92.3%81.2%
Digital media content82.7%67.7%43.9%36%
Online homework assistance98.2%96%95%93.8%
Online job/employment resources77.7%68.6%61.3%52.3%
Online language learning84%75.3%48.6%35.5%
Online health resources92.3%84.9%75.5%65.9%
Video conferencing services6.3%6.5%17.3%14.3%
Print on demand (POD)2.3%1.9%3.4%1.4%
Mobile-device enabled website59.8%59.6%44.3%33.6%
Mobile apps to access library services and resources63%54%37.3%29.8%
Scanned codes36.1%35.6%23.3%13.1%
CitySuburbanTownRural
E-books98.3%97.6%92.3%81.2%
Digital media content82.7%67.7%43.9%36%
Online homework assistance98.2%96%95%93.8%
Online job/employment resources77.7%68.6%61.3%52.3%
Online language learning84%75.3%48.6%35.5%
Online health resources92.3%84.9%75.5%65.9%
Video conferencing services6.3%6.5%17.3%14.3%
Print on demand (POD)2.3%1.9%3.4%1.4%
Mobile-device enabled website59.8%59.6%44.3%33.6%
Mobile apps to access library services and resources63%54%37.3%29.8%
Scanned codes36.1%35.6%23.3%13.1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2015
This statistic presents the most popular public library technology services and resources available for patrons in the United States as of November 2014, sorted by urbanity. During the survey period it was found that 68.6 percent of U.S. public libraries in suburban areas offered online job or employment resources to patrons. Only 52.3 percent of libraries in rural areas did the same.
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