Photo of Kathryn ZickuhredUi is excited to announce our first speaker for the 2013 conference.

Kathryn Zickuhr is a research analyst at the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, where she studies the changing role of libraries in Americans’ lives and communities in the era of digital content.

Kathryn is the lead author of reports on libraries and e-books, younger Americans’ reading and library habits, and disparities in technology access and use. She has also published reports on topics ranging from location-based mobile services to broadband adoption. She has been interviewed by The New York Times, NPR, The Washington Post, and other major news outlets regarding the Pew Research Center’s work.

Some of Kathryn’s Writing: