Parents who have young children at home are a relatively tech-savvy group. They are more likely than other adults to have computers, internet access, smartphones, and tablet computers. They are also more likely than adults without children to read e-books. But as parents adapt new reading habits for themselves on electronic devices, the data show that print books remain important when it comes to their children.
Research analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed key findings from the Pew Research Center's multi-year study of public libraries, as well as larger trends in how Americans use technology.
Parents of minor children have a special relationship with libraries. Most believe libraries are very important for their children and provide extra resources that are not available at home.
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens' research habits are changing in the digital age
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed patterns and trends shaping the new messaging realities of the digital age at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed differences in how different demographic groups use technology at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
Kathryn presented Pew Internet’s data on e-books at libraries at the 2012 Florida Public Library Directors' meeting on October 12 in Tallahassee, Florida.
What Can Libraries Learn from New User (and Non-User!) E-Reading Data from the Pew Internet Project?
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr and ALA Program Director Larra Clark will present Pew Internet data on e-books at libraries to public library staff and researchers at the Library 2.0 virtual conference, including a brand new analysis...
At an ALA Spectrum Leadership Institute session in Anaheim, CA, Research Specialist Kathryn Zickuhr will discuss trends in technology access and use among various demographic groups, and what these changes might mean for libraries.
For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.