October 22, 2021

Illinois State Library Launches Text-A-Librarian Service

Direct to Text-A-Librarian Service From the AP: The texting program is intended for simple, quick reference questions, up to 160 characters, that can be answered with a brief response. Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White says the new texting service offers another way to meet patrons’ information needs. The state library already offers […]

Just Released: New Report/Stats: Americans and Text Messaging

Direct to the Complete Report ||| PDF Version From the Overview: Some 83% of American adults own cell phones and three-quarters of them (73%) send and receive text messages. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked those texters in a survey how they prefer to be contacted on their cell phone and […]