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Jan 22, 2013New York Times
Free access to computers and the Internet is now nearly as important to library patrons as borrowing books, according to a new survey.
The survey, released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, found tha...
Jan 22, 2013KPLU - NPR
Are you the person with a neat pile of library books on your bedside table? Or maybe you're a screen person with electronic copies of the latest e-books. Whether your preference is traditional print or digital, a new report says libraries won't be...
Jan 22, 2013Los Angeles Times
Perhaps the most groundbreaking aspect of “Library Services in the Digital Age,” the report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project is how non-groundbreaking its findings are.
Based on “a survey of 2...
Jan 22, 2013Marketplace
You don't have to be a book worm to know that in 2013, libraries are changing. San Antonio Texas is planning a library that will feature e-readers, laptops, and tablets -- but no books. My neighborhood spot, the Brooklyn Public Library, has an Inf...
Jan 17, 2013MediaPost
According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, in the past year the number of those who read e-books increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23%. At the same time, the number of those w...
Jan 17, 2013Today - msnbc
There's actually good news to report on the annoying-phone-etiquette front: Cellphone users who are loud and irritating in public are getting better about that obnoxious behavior, which is "less common" than it used to be.
So says Pew R...
Jan 15, 2013Deseret News
"Dr. Google" has a booming virtual medical practice, but it doesn't compete with a real health professional when it comes to providing care and information about health concerns, according to a new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Pr...
Jan 15, 2013New York Times
Thirty-five percent of American adults said they had used the Internet to diagnose a medical condition for themselves or someone else, according to a new Pew Research Center study. Women are more likely than men to turn to the Internet for diagnos...
Jan 15, 2013USA Today
Could that mole be melanoma? Is this cough just a cold? If you have ever gone online to try to diagnose yourself, your spouse, your child or a friend, you have plenty of company, a new survey confirms.
About 35% of U.S. adults say they...
Jan 4, 2013PBS NEWSHOUR
Jeffrey Brown talked to Director Lee Rainie about the findings in our report on the impact of technology on arts organizations. Watch now.
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.