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View Resource State of the Internet 2000

Recently released, this report from the US Internet Council (USIC) and International Technology & Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA) offers an "overview of recent Internet trends and examines how the Internet is affecting both business and social relationships around the world." This year's report pays special attention to the increasingly international nature of the Internet and the rapid emergence of...
View Resource Impacts of the Internet on Public Library Use: An Analysis of the Current Consumer Market for Library and Internet Services

In November, the Urban Libraries Council released data from a national telephone survey examining correlations between public library use and Internet use. In general, the study finds that Internet use is not discouraging people from using their public libraries, though it is clear that for some tasks, the Internet is preferred by a majority of respondents. The report also gives information...
View Resource Telecommunications: Characteristics and Choices of Internet Users

Released February 2001 by the General Accounting Office (GAO), this new report finds that the "digital divide" is shrinking as more Americans gain access to the Internet, but disparities persist. Whites are still more likely than minorities to have Internet access, and wealthier Americans are much more likely to have expensive high-speed connections than those in lower-income brackets. On the...
View Resource Zooknic Internet Intelligence

Zooknic Internet Intelligence is a collection of interesting facts and figures about Internet usage and trends. The User Maps section shows the geography of Internet users with color-coded maps; each country's share of the world's Internet users and the percentage of the country's population online are given. There is also a lot of data on domain names (i.e., .com, .org, .edu), such as worldwide...
View Resource The Rise of the E-Citizen: How People Use Government Agencies' Web Sites

At one time, creating and maintaining a Web site was an option for government agencies. However, with the increase in Internet traffic, laws and executive orders are now mandating that governments provide, at a minimum, basic online information and services to the Internet community. This report, produced by the Pew Internet and the American Life Project, states that nearly 68 million American...