UncategorizedJanuary 22, 2008

Surviving in the New Digital Ecosystem

This presentation covers a variety of reports from the Pew Internet Project that are particularly relevant to librarians and those who provide information services.

UncategorizedJanuary 22, 2008

How librarians can survive in the new digital ecosystem

A presentation on how librarians can function in a world where the internet, cell phones, gaming consoles, MP3 players, and other digital gadgets are part of everyday life.

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2007

The new information order

Where do you turn when you have a problem? Family and friends? Experts? Internet searches? Libraries?
We asked those and a variety of other questions on a recent survey and found some surprising things.

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2007

Information Searches That Solve Problems

There are several major findings in this report. One is this: For help with a variety of common problems, more people turn to the internet than consult experts or family members to provide information and resources.

UncategorizedAugust 7, 2007

This is Library 2.0

I must admit, when I think about the cutting-edge institutions that are leading us into the future, Topeka, Kansas is not usually the first thing that comes to mind.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2007

Teens, Libraries and Web 2.0: Snapshots from a new media landscape

This presentation examines technology use by young patrons and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.

UncategorizedJune 28, 2007

Libraries, Older Adults & Technology

Older adults are less likely than younger adults to go online, but there are exceptions — those who “feel” and “do” younger than their chronological age.

UncategorizedJune 26, 2007

Public Policy and The Future of the Internet

What forces will shape the internet in the next decade?

UncategorizedApril 16, 2007

Web 2.0 and what it means to libraries

Pew Internet data and findings related to Web 2.0 applications and activities.

UncategorizedMarch 16, 2007

Social Media and Libraries: New applications for a new generation of users

This presentation highlights recent Pew Internet Project research with a special focus on the adoption of social media applications among teenagers and adults in the U.S.