The 2009 ECAR Study of Undergraduates and Information Technology is now available. This year the special section is on ownership and use of internet-capable mobile devices. The study found that 33% of students own the devices, and use them for internet access, while 18% own them, but do not use the internet function. Also found in the study is that the trend from desktop to laptop computer ownership is continuing at a fast pace, the use of social networking sites by all age groups continues to rise, and 9 of 10 students use the library website, with a median frequency of use of monthly. There are many more interesting findings in the study.
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