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Dec 11, 2013Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Maeve Duggan
54% of Americans have used a public library in the past year, and 72% live in a “library household.” Most say libraries are very important to their communities.
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Technology is changing expectations about how to find and use information, particularly among younger generations, and libraries are changing along the way.
Sep 26, 2013Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie speaks about the Project’s latest research about the way people use libraries and the role they play in their communities.
Sep 20, 2013Lee Rainie
Overview of Pew Internet's mobile connectivity findings and their implications for libraries
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Nora Fleming, Education Week
Sep 4, 2013
Recent findings from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life project indicate that young people could be driving much of the demand and interest in 21st-century libraries. The center found 16- to 29-year-olds are more likely than any other...
Karen Springen, The Digital Shift
Sep 3, 2013
In a 2013 survey, 26 percent of School Library Journal subscribers said they currently use
digital textbooks and ebooks, and 11 percent plan to use them. These statistics mirror national trends. Twenty-three percent of Americans over the age of 15 r...
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Noel King, Marketplace
Aug 30, 2013
Data from the Pew Research Center's report, Home Broadband 2013, would suggest that low-income, predominantly-Hispanic Boyle Heights, is exactly the kind of neighborhood where computer illiteracy might be prevalent.
"Adults that don't have broadb...
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Adrienne LaFrance, Washington Post
Aug 29, 2013
For the first time in 40 years, a small team is also reinventing the way the library catalogues resources, developing a system that’s designed to become the new global standard. Elsewhere in the library, staffers are creating the institution’s first...
Aug 10, 2013Kathryn Zickuhr
Research associate Kathryn Zickuhr discussed data from the Pew Research Center’s nationally representative surveys to explore the changing role of libraries in the digital age.
Andrea Peterson, Washington Post
Aug 7, 2013
Libraries around the country are facing budget cuts as local governments struggle with the aftermath of the recession – and in many cases that means fewer branches or services. But in the recession more people than ever relied on libraries for frugal...
Jul 26, 2013Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie will describe the Project’s research on how patients and caregivers seek health information in the digital age
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Stephen Di Benedetto, Northwest Herald
Jul 25, 2013
In today's digital world, Krystle Martin still appreciates that moment when she can sit with a printed children's book in her lap and bond with her young daughter before bedtime.
The feeling of the pages, the vividness of the illustrations and the...
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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.