October 29, 2007

2.0 and the Internet World

”Web 2.0” has become a catch-all buzzword that people use to describe a wide range of interactive online activities and applications, some of which the Pew Internet & American Life Project regularly tracks. Rainie brings the latest statistics and findings, and talks about current trends in Web participation. The Project has developed an extensive typology of internet users who range from fanatic content contributors to irritated sufferers from information overload. He will discuss the implications of different user types on the activities and services of libraries.