Presentations

Public library engagement in the United States

August 18, 2014

An overview of three years of research into Americans’ relationships with public libraries in the digital age

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Public library engagement in the United States

August 18, 2014

An overview of three years of research into Americans’ relationships with public libraries in the digital age

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Webinar: Libraries, Children and Families: new research and policy recommendations on role of libraries in early reading

July 09, 2013

Join us to hear Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, present on a recent policy report, developed with the Campaign for Grade-level Reading, that highlights the role of libraries in early learning.

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Libraries + Parents = Innovation and Success

June 30, 2013

At the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Lee Rainie presented 13 key takeways from Pew Internet’s research on libraries.

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The Myth and the Reality of the Evolving Patron

June 29, 2013

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) hosted Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, for “The Myth and the Reality of the Evolving Patron: The RUSA President’s Program” on Saturday, June 29 at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago; RUSA also hosted a discussion of the issues presented at the program on Sunday, June 30.

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The reinvention of libraries

June 13, 2013

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Internet Project, presented to the Massachusetts Library System the Project’s latest findings about the changing role of libraries and patrons’ interest in new services. He also described Project research on the way people use mobile devices and social media. [slideshare id=22922980&doc=61313reinventinglibrariesworcesterpdf-130613092652-phpapp02]

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Tech trends and library services in the digital age

May 10, 2013

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.

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How Libraries can meet the Evolving Needs of Patrons in the Digital Age (webinar)

February 13, 2013

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, was joined by digital and library experts to discuss the findings of the Project’s most recent report, Library Services in the Digital Age. The report is based on the findings of a nationally representative survey that asked Americans what types of services they value […]

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Pew Internet Research Update at ALA Midwinter Meeting 2013

January 26, 2013

Join Lee Rainie at ALA’s 2013 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington to hear firsthand new findings about library services: what the public wants (and does not want) at libraries, as well as details from library focus groups on how libraries are coping with the new mix of services. Explore this important new research and its implications for planning library […]

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Teens and Libraries

January 23, 2013

As part of its year-long National Forum on Libraries and Teens project, YALSA hosted a Teens & Libraries Summit Jan. 23-24, 2013, in Seattle. The Summit featured two days of speakers, panels, and small group discussions to examine the current state of library services for and with young adults, and to explore how library services […]

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The changing world of libraries

November 28, 2012

The changing world of libraries: Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, discussed the Project’s latest research about how people use technology and how people use libraries. He also discussed the implications of this work for libraries. [slideshare id=15389184&doc=2012112812changingworldoflibrariesswoncincinnatipdf-121128100428-phpapp01]

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