UncategorizedDecember 11, 2009

How to survive in the new media ecology

Trends in the use of digital technology and what they mean to museums.

UncategorizedOctober 30, 2009

Surviving in the new information ecology

Lee discusses the latest findings of the Pew Internet Project and why they suggest that libraries can play a role in people’s social networks in the future.

UncategorizedOctober 22, 2009

The New Library User and how to Serve Her (and Him)

A look at the new needs and experiences of information seekers and media makers

UncategorizedOctober 21, 2009

The Magic of Social Networks

Libraries can play a role in people’s social networks in the future.

UncategorizedOctober 2, 2009

State of the Internet 2009: Pew Internet Project Findings and Implications for Libraries

As the internet population has matured over time, binary distinctions between those who are online and offline have given way to a more robust understanding of the assets, actions and attitudes that affect user experience.

UncategorizedSeptember 29, 2009

Knowledge Workers and the Internet (Podcast)

Lee Rainie did a podcast with Inmagic about the latest research of the Pew Internet Project.

UncategorizedMay 12, 2009

Podcast: Is the Internet a Great Tool of Democracy?

Director Lee Rainie spoke with Library Beat about the social impact of the Internet, recent research, and reasons why librarians will survive in the new media ecosystem.

UncategorizedMarch 30, 2009

Friending Libraries: Why libraries can become nodes in people’s social networks

Lee Rainie discussed Pew Internet’s latest tech-user findings and why they suggest that libraries can play a role in people’s social networks in the future.

UncategorizedJanuary 16, 2009

Libraries and the new information ecosystem

The world that libraries and other organizations face can be seen as a new information ecosystem to which they can adapt.

UncategorizedJanuary 14, 2009

How libraries can survive in the new media ecosystem

This speech pulls together Pew Internet Project data about how people’s use of the internet and cell phones has fundamentally changed the “information ecosystem” in 10 ways.