Now you see it…

“In 1997, the average lifespan of a web page was 44 days; in 2003, it was 100 days. Links go bad even faster. A 2008 analysis  of links in 2,700 digital resources … found that about 8 percent of links stopped working after one year. By 2011  … 30 percent of links in the collection were dead.” Adrianne Lafrance, “Raiders of the Lost Web,” The Atlantic, October 14, 2015


Yes to Libraries!

65% of Americans 16 years of age and older believe that closing their local public library would have a major impact on their communities, but only 46% visited a library or bookmobile in 2014. From the Pew Research Center report “Libraries at the Crossroads,” September 15, 2015.