TITLE

BPR Exclusive: 9% of U.S. Population Bought E-Books in 2009

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Mar2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report by the periodical "Simba Information" regarding the percentage of the U.S. population who bought electronic books in 2009. It says that in 2008, eight percent of the U.S. adult population purchased at least one electronic book, in which it grew to nine percent of the population in 2009. It also mentions that the users of electronic books are at 15 percent year over year which is a good news for the publishing industry in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
58650435

 

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