Kathryn Zickuhr is a research analyst at the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. She studies the social impact of technology, focusing on the changing role of public libraries in Americans’ lives and communities in the era of digital content. Read full bio

Report Sep. 10, 2014

Younger Americans and Public Libraries

How those under 30 engage with libraries and think about libraries’ role in their lives and communities

Presentations Aug. 18, 2014

Public library engagement in the United States

An overview of three years of research into Americans’ relationships with public libraries in the digital age.

Presentations Jun. 18, 2014

New data on how Americans use and engage with public libraries

Findings about Americans’ engagement with public libraries

Presentations Apr. 29, 2014

Older adults and technology

The Pew Research Center’s latest data on older adults and technology

Presentations Apr. 7, 2014

Libraries & the Big Picture: Facts, Trends, & Next!

The Pew Research Center’s next report on public libraries in the digital age is being released in March—an in-depth analysis of library users’ and non-users’ habits and attitudes. Research Associate Kathryn Zickuhr explains the findings and their implications for libraries as they plan for the future.

Report Mar. 13, 2014

From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers–and beyond

A new typology of Americans’ public engagement with public libraries, which sheds light on broader issues around the relationship between technology, libraries, and information resources in the United States.

Report Jan. 16, 2014

E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps

The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electronic versions.

Presentations Nov. 12, 2013

Books, libraries, and the changing digital landscape

Kathryn Zickuhr will explore not only how libraries are dealing with the changing technological environment, but also the larger context of Americans’ reading and library habits, and what they expect from libraries in the future.

Presentations Nov. 4, 2013

Reading, writing, and research in the digital age

Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research’s data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.

Report Sep. 25, 2013

Who’s Not Online and Why

15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.