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Sep 3, 2013The Digital Shift
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 1...
Aug 30, 2013Marketplace
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 ...
Aug 29, 2013Washington Post
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 fi...
Aug 27, 2013AFP
The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.
"We've consistently found that age, educat...
Aug 26, 2013Los Angeles Times
While a growing percentage of U.S. adults at least occasionally use the Internet, many rely on mobile devices to do so and a steady 3% of adults continue to have dial-up connections at home.
The findings from the latest round of a track...
Aug 26, 2013TIME
Though the number of people with high-speed connections has been steadily rising over the past decade, there remains a surprising number of people who go without one: 20% of Americans have neither a broadband connection or a smart...
Aug 26, 2013TechCrunch
Interestingly, Pew doesn’t seem to put this down to a digital divide but to consumer preference: “We’ve consistently found that age, education, and household income are among the strongest factors associated with home broadband adoption,” writes K...
Aug 26, 2013The Washington Post
We generally talk about the rise of broadband Internet in two stages. First there was dial-up, then there was broadband. Boom. That’s it. Along the way, the proportion of Americans with one technology or the other has fluctuated more or less predi...
Aug 25, 2013Sacramento Bee
Pew Internet & American Life Project figures show that slightly more than half of people age 65 and older use the Internet – and 43 percent of them regularly connect with family members and friends on social networking sites.
Aug 22, 2013The Wall Street Journal
More than half of all U.S. teenagers who use mobile apps have avoided certain apps because they would have to share personal information, according to a new study from the Pew Internet Project.
The study, done in conjunction with Harvar...
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of Americans ages 16 and older say they have a library card.
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.