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.

UncategorizedApril 18, 2008

The role of libraries in the digital age

This presentation was an overview of Pew Internet Project findings about the changing structure of information and communication in the digital age, the role that libraries play in helping people solve problems, and the broader roles that librarie…

UncategorizedApril 14, 2008

Libraries Solve Problems

Can libraries hack it in the internet age? A Pew Internet study finds that the public says “yes, and there are further ‘market opportunities’ to explore.”

UncategorizedApril 7, 2008

Libraries Solve Problems

This presentation focuses on the Project’s findings about the role of libraries when Americans are trying to solve problems.

UncategorizedFebruary 6, 2008

The Internet and Libraries: Snapshots from a new media landscape

Research conducted by The Pew Internet & American Life Project examines the growing role of technology in our lives, our changing expectations about how to find and use information, and the impact younger generations will have on libraries and oth…