Report Dec. 11, 2013

How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities

Americans strongly value the role of public libraries in their communities, and most of them say they have only had positive experiences at public libraries, and value a range of library resources and services.

Presentations Oct. 21, 2013

Libraries and communities

what types of services Americans value in their libraries and what additional services they would like their libraries to offer.

Report Jul. 5, 2012

The Future of Corporate Responsibility

Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?

Presentations Jun. 5, 2012

Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites

Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.

Report Feb. 9, 2012

The tone of life on social networking sites

85% of the adults who use social media report that people are usually kind on the sites. At the same time, 49% have witnessed mean and offensive behavior and they usually respond by ignoring it.

Presentations Dec. 13, 2011

Kids, Privacy and Online Drama

Amanda Lenhart, danah boyd, and Alice Marwick will discuss the ways young people interact online, how they manage their privacy, and common misconceptions of adults when it comes to cyberbullying.

Presentations Dec. 5, 2011

Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us (Slides)

Senior Research Specialist Mary Madden’s presentation on teens, social networking sites, and cell phones, prepared for the Consortium for School Networking meeting.

Report Nov. 9, 2011

Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites

How American teens navigate the new world of “digital citizenship”

Presentations Mar. 23, 2011

How Libraries Add Value to Communities (Video & Slides)

Lee Rainie looks at the value of libraries to their communities. (Now updated with video and slides.)

Presentations Jan. 15, 2011

The Rise of Networked Individuals and their role in the life of entrepreneurs

Lee Rainie speaks to university educators in entrenpreneurship programs about the role of digital networks in innovation.