PresentationsJuly 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.

PresentationsJuly 14, 2014

The internet’s turbulent next decade

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

PresentationsJune 30, 2014

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

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

PresentationsJune 19, 2014

Streams, Stacks, Snacks, Socials, Signals

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

PresentationsJune 18, 2014

New data on how Americans use and engage with public libraries

Findings about Americans’ engagement with public libraries

PresentationsMay 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.

PresentationsMay 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.

PresentationsApril 29, 2014

Older adults and technology

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

PresentationsApril 26, 2014

Dating & Mating in the Digital Age

Relationships and technology in the modern era.

PresentationsApril 10, 2014

The Future of Libraries

The seven questions libraries need to address as they consider future services and their role for their patrons and communities.