Category Archives: Survey

Social Media and Political Engagement: New Survey from Pew Research

http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Political-Engagement.aspx How much do people use social media as a way to be politically engaged? This question has been posed by a team of researchers at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, resulting in this 13-page report. The report … Continue reading

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The Rise of Residential Segregation by Income

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/08/01/the-rise-of-residential-segregation-by-income/ The trend of residential segregation by ethnicity in the United States is well-documented. Some may be less familiar with the situation as regards residential segregation by income, but this report from the Pew Research Center is quite revealing. Written … Continue reading

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Databases vs Google

Stanford Libraries conducted a survey of 1st year students and gleaned some interesting information.  Read more at the Farel Librarian blog.  Here are a few highlights: Students who consulted a librarian were more likely to use library databases and the … Continue reading

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