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PEW Internet Report: Generations Online in 2009

If you haevn't seen the Pew Report from February, Generations Online in 2009, it is a must-read for all library staff.  The report discusses how different generations use the Internet for different reasons and it might even kill some of the stereotypes and assumptions that we have about online users.  "Teens and Generation Y find entertainment and social networks online" and "older generations use the internet as a tool for research, shopping and banking."  The report features a great chart and graph that highlights Generational Differences in Online Activities.  Be sure to check this out!

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