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.
The internet’s turbulent next decade
Lee Rainie discussed an extensive roster of expert predictions about the internet in the coming decade.
Who Uses Libraries and Who Doesn’t: A Special Typology
The new library-user landscape and how librarians can explore it themselves
Streams, Stacks, Snacks, Socials, Signals
Networked information and the different ways users receive, process, create, and share it.
New data on how Americans use and engage with public libraries
Findings about Americans’ engagement with public libraries
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.
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.
Older adults and technology
The Pew Research Center’s latest data on older adults and technology
Dating & Mating in the Digital Age
Relationships and technology in the modern era.
The Future of Libraries
The seven questions libraries need to address as they consider future services and their role for their patrons and communities.