Report | Sep 28, 2012
The smell of books

What’s in a smell? A book in any format may read the same, but it seems there’s something about the smell of print that e-books just can’t capture—for now.

Presentation | Aug 15, 2012
The State of Mobile Connectivity

Lee Rainie will present the latest Project findings about how many people have mobile devices and how they use these devices

Report | Jul 9, 2012
Notes from ALA 2012

Director Lee Rainie shared findings from our new report on e-book lending at libraries at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference on Sunday, June 24. He also discussed general reading trends, the rise of e-books, and library patrons’ experiences with e-book borrowing. Research Specialist Kathryn Zickuhr also discussed our research at a session of the ALA’s Spectrum Leadership Institute on Monday, June 25.

Report | Jul 6, 2012
Libraries, patrons, and e-books: A guide to our new report

As you may know, we recently published a big report about e-book lending at libraries. We’ll have some posts exploring different aspects of the report in the coming weeks, but you can also read the entire report online (or download the PDF, if you prefer). And if you want to jump to a specific section, here’s a brief outline of the findings.

Presentation | Jun 24, 2012
The Rise of E-Reading

Director Lee Rainie shared recent survey findings and other research about the rise of e-books, their impact on people’s reading habits, and the way that library patrons are hoping to avail themselves of e-book borrowing. He also explored general ...

Report | Jun 22, 2012
Libraries, patrons, and e-books

12% of e-book readers have borrowed an e-book from a library. Those who use libraries are pretty heavy readers, but most are not aware they can borrow e-books.

Presentation | Jun 13, 2012
Mobile Philanthropy

How mobile/social tools are changing the way Americans give to and interact with organizations

Presentation | May 10, 2012
Learning in the digital age

Lee Rainie will give the keynote presentation titled "Learning in the Digital Age: Where Libraries Fit In" at the 21st Annual Minitex ILL Conference in Minnesota.

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