The latest post on the Genealogy in Canada blog claims to continue a discussion of "Why Belong to a Genealogy Society" building on the results of the results of the Canadian Genealogy Survey.
While the post does come back to that topic the major part is on a PhD dissertation which, while interesting, only skirts the topic.
Only in the post's final paragraph do we learn that from the Canadian survey:
"Most of the respondents to the survey indicated that archives were seldom used and genealogical societies were not seen to be very relevant. Instead, new-age genealogists are smitten with the on-line resources without troubling to think about where those records come from."Read the post at http://genealogyincanada.blogspot.ca/2012/10/why-belong-to-genealogical-society-contd.html