Mobile Connections to Libraries
13% of those ages 16 and older have accessed library websites via mobile devices
Internet access at libraries
In a survey this fall, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked whether people had accessed the internet at a library in the previous 12 months. Some 26% of those ages 16 and older said they had.
E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines
23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%
Reading Habits in Different Communities
Residents of urban, suburban, and rural areas vary in their purposes for reading, their use of digital content, their engagement with public libraries, and where they turn for book recommendations
Is there hope for SMS health alerts?
85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?
The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity
Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.
Rural e-patients face access challenges
Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.
Cell Phone Activities 2012
Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones
Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy
Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety
Mobile Health 2012
Half of smartphone owners use their devices to get health information and one-fifth of smartphone owners have health apps