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 & Library Habits in Different Communities
A snapshot of the reading and library habits within the different types of communities studied.
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
Online Political Videos and Campaign 2012
55% of registered voters have watched political videos online this election season, and 52% have had others recommend political videos for them to watch online
The e is for engagement
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? Themes from two recent speeches by Susannah Fox.
Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
The “e” is for Engagement
Susannah Fox was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Connected Health Symposium & Expo in Boston, MA.
Libraries Transformed: Research on the changing role of libraries
Lee Rainie will describe the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project about libraries and the new mix of services they are offering their patrons—and considering offering.
Social Media and Political Engagement
66% of social media users have employed the platforms for at least one of eight civic or political activities with social media