UncategorizedDecember 17, 2008

The Internet as Social Ally

Do people consider the internet itself a kind of social ally? Not directly, but they often treat the internet as they would a helpful friend.

UncategorizedAugust 6, 2008

Search Engine Use

The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49%).

UncategorizedMay 18, 2008

The Internet and Consumer Choice

The internet plays an important role in how people conduct research for purchases, but it is just one among a variety of sources people use and usually not the key factor in final purchasing decisions.

UncategorizedApril 11, 2008

Keeping tabs on our Google twins

A recent New York Times article suggests another reason why people are motivated to search for content connected to their names online: to check up on how their “Google twins” are doing from time to time.

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 11, 2008

Health Information-Seeking on a Typical Day

A new study from MD Anderson Cancer Center cites our health data.