The Internet and Libraries: Snapshots from a new media landscape 2.06.08 Mary Madden Pew Internet & American Life Project BayNet and SLA-SF Meeting. It’s not a big truck…. …and it’s not a series of tubes!. Internet Researcher…. …a valid profession for people and cats.
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The Internet and Libraries:Snapshots from a new media landscape2.06.08Mary MaddenPew Internet & American Life ProjectBayNet and SLA-SF Meeting
…and it’s not a series of tubes!
…a valid profession for people and cats.
5% with broadband at home
50% owned a cell phone
=slow and stationary connections
55% with broadband at home
80% own a cell phone
=fast and mobile connections
Those who turn to libraries are successful and satisfied:They especially appreciate access to computers and the internet.
Personal computers are 15 years old
Tim Berners-Lee writes World Wide Web program
Palm Pilot goes on
Sean Fanning creates
Wikipedia - 2001
Skype - 2003
Podcasts – 2004
YouTube – 2005
The Year of MySpace:
Teen content creators solicit feedback
Teens are skilled navigators of the semi-public Web
Self-literacy: A critical component of digital literacy in everyday life.
Senior Research Specialist
Pew Internet & American Life Project
1615 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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