The Unclassifiable Library Remix

Monday, February 21, 2011

Generations and their gadgets

The full study is very interesting and I believe has a great impact on Access Services. Not only will these technologies impact how library services are sought and delivered, but the perceptions and attitudes of library patrons toward the applications of these technologies in service situations will greatly influence these trends.

Many devices have become popular across generations, with a majority now owning cell phones, laptops and desktop computers. Younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions, including internet, email, music, games, and video.
Gadget ownership over time
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1 comment:

Nate said...

Very interesting data, June.

Thanks for sharing it.