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It's an 'e' world

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2,267,233,742 Internet users worldwide, up from 1,319,000,000 in 2007 http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm


644,275,754 Number of websites as of March 2012, up from 155,230,051 in 2007 http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2012/03/05/march-2012-web-server-survey.html


47,097 Magazines, newspapers, newsletters, newswires and TV/radio transcripts around the world that offer online full text, up from approximately 5,500 in 2000 http://www.fso-online.com/home_login.cfm?sid=37458793


183% Percentage by which public library e-book collections increased in 2011 http://www.thedigitalshift.com/research/ebook-penetration/


112 The number of e-mails sent and received each day by the typical user, up from 42 in 2005 http://www.radicati.com/?p=6904


88 Number of journal titles out of 5,400 that remain in print at Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University http://www.oclc.org/research/news/2012/02-14.html

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