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.

ReportAugust 26, 2015

Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette

For many Americans, cellphones are always present and rarely turned off. This creates new social challenges, as people believe that different public and social settings warrant different sensitivities for civil behavior.

ReportSeptember 10, 2014

Younger Americans and Public Libraries

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

ReportAugust 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.

ReportJune 18, 2014

New data on how Americans use and engage with public libraries

Findings about Americans’ engagement with public libraries

ReportApril 29, 2014

Older adults and technology

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

ReportApril 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.

ReportMarch 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.

ReportJanuary 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.

ReportNovember 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.

ReportNovember 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.