UncategorizedOctober 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.

UncategorizedOctober 10, 2013

E-patients and their hunt for health information

How patients and caregivers seek health information in the digital age

UncategorizedOctober 3, 2013

The New Library

What people do at libraries and what they’d like libraries to become

LibrariesOctober 2, 2013

New reading data from the NEA’s Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently released the findings of its latest Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, conducted in July 2012. It found 58% of all American adults ages 18 and older had engaged in “voluntary reading” within the past year.

UncategorizedSeptember 26, 2013

The next rural library

Lee Rainie speaks about the Project’s latest research about the way people use libraries and the role they play in their communities.

UncategorizedSeptember 20, 2013

The Mobile Difference

of Pew Internet’s mobile connectivity findings and their implications for libraries

LibrariesAugust 28, 2013

Who has home broadband? New data and resources

Some 70% of American adults ages 18 and older have broadband at home as of May 2013. Another 3% of adults go online at home via dial-up, and one in ten adults (10%) lacks home broadband but does own a smartphone.

LibrariesAugust 22, 2013

Our latest research on teens and technology

We’ve published several new reports on teens (ages 12-17) and technology over the past few months, with lots of great findings based on our nationally representative surveys as well as insights from in-person focus groups.

UncategorizedAugust 10, 2013

Library services in the digital age

Research associate Kathryn Zickuhr discussed data from the Pew Research Center’s nationally representative surveys to explore the changing role of libraries in the digital age.

UncategorizedJuly 9, 2013

Libraries, Children and Families: new research and policy recommendations on role of libraries in early reading

Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, will present on a recent policy report, developed with the Campaign for Grade-level Reading, that highlights the role of libraries in early learning. In addition, Pew Intern…