PublicationsDecember 31, 2012

Mobile Connections to Libraries

13% of those ages 16 and older have accessed library websites via mobile devices.

UncategorizedDecember 28, 2012

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.

PublicationsDecember 27, 2012

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%.

PublicationsDecember 20, 2012

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

UncategorizedDecember 20, 2012

Reading & Library Habits in Different Communities

A snapshot of the reading and library habits within the different types of communities studied.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2012

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

UncategorizedNovember 2, 2012

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

UncategorizedOctober 29, 2012

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.

UncategorizedOctober 25, 2012

The “e” is for Engagement

Susannah Fox was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Connected Health Symposium & Expo in Boston, MA.

UncategorizedOctober 25, 2012

Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age

10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.