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.

Jul. 31, 2014

The media zones where people live, and how to connect with them

How people use technology and the different ways they allocate their attention, connect with organizations, and act as citizens

Jul. 29, 2014

Politics and advocacy in the social media era

Pew Research findings on the state of social media and its impact on grassroots and advocacy

Jul. 23, 2014

13 Things to Know About Teens and Technology

How digital tools are changing not only how teens communicate, but also how they gather information about the world and present themselves to others.

Jul. 14, 2014

The internet’s turbulent next decade

Lee Rainie discussed an extensive roster of expert predictions about the internet in the coming decade.

Jun. 30, 2014

Who Uses Libraries and Who Doesn’t: A Special Typology

The new library-user landscape and how librarians can explore it themselves

Jun. 19, 2014

Streams, Stacks, Snacks, Socials, Signals

Networked information and the different ways users receive, process, create, and share it.

Jun. 18, 2014

New data on how Americans use and engage with public libraries

Findings about Americans’ engagement with public libraries

May. 23, 2014

The Fulfillment Filter

Lee Rainie’s commencement address at the graduation ceremony for the PhD and master’s degree recipients from the University of Maryland iSchool — the university’s school of information sciences.

May. 9, 2014

Networked: The New Social Operating System in Civic Life

The new media and information ecosystem in communities and how foundations can think about new opportunities in this environment.