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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


644,275,754 Number of websites as of March 2012, up from 155,230,051 in 2007


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


183% Percentage by which public library e-book collections increased in 2011


112 The number of e-mails sent and received each day by the typical user, up from 42 in 2005


88 Number of journal titles out of 5,400 that remain in print at Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University

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