UncategorizedNovember 5, 2010

How libraries can serve networked individuals

Lee Rainie discusses the latest research of the Project and previews the themes of his forthcoming book, “Networking: The New Social Operating System.” He also describes how the social world of “networked individuals” is different from previous ge…

UncategorizedSeptember 20, 2010

Information on the go

This talk, the keynote address at the Arizona State Library’s E-Reader Summit and Technology Showcase, will highlight trends in mobile internet access, e-reader and tablet computer use, and mobile apps.

UncategorizedJuly 29, 2010

My Digital Library: Leveraging Today’s Mobile and Participatory Information Ecosystem

In this international course, Kristen will share data on the growing mobile landscape both globally and in the US, highlight key aspects of today’s changing information ecology, and explore with librarians how they can leverage these two trends in…

UncategorizedMay 19, 2010

How libraries can survive in the new media ecosystem

Lee Rainie spoke to librarians in Barcelona (May 19, 2010) and Madrid (May 21, 2010) about how libraries can survive in the new media ecosystem. Includes speech text and slides.

UncategorizedApril 12, 2010

Information fluency and imagining the internet

Information permeates all aspects of our lives and this changes people’s behaviors and expectations.

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2010

VALA2010: Connections Content Conversations

Director Lee Rainie was invited to be a keynote speaker at VALA2010 in Melbourne.

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.