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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What forces will shape the internet in the next decade?
Pew Internet data and findings related to Web 2.0 applications and activities.
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.
Recent research looking at teens’ online behaviors and communications choices demonstrates that social networking activity is just one element of a larger shift towards greater engagement with participatory media.
A discussion of Pew Internet Project findings about how the internet has changed communities and the general learning environment of users.