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