Library Journal has just published the results of its latest US library worker job satisfaction survey (the last one was in 2007). There have been a few changes in that time – slight pay differences, the falling belief in job advancement opportunities etc – the majority of respondents stated that they were overall satisfied with their jobs within the profession.
Job satisfaction survey results 2011, via Library Journal
Further results from the survey can be found here.
Google has the answer, at least in the form of what people wanted to find out more about, in their annual year in review – the Google zeitgeist. The Google zeitgeist 2010 website has a few nifty gadgets you might want to have a play with that let you narrow down the most searched for results by region and includes a timeline which graphs by global event as well as a range of statistics (in comparison to last year).
Watch this video for some great Internet stats that will blow your mind.
JESS3 / The State of The Internet from JESS3 on Vimeo.
Where the average U.S. citizen spends up to 68 hours per month using the Internet both at home and at work (with almost 5 and a half hours spent using Facebook), a statistic that is rapidly catching up to TV viewing time.
Where there were approximately 8.4 million active internet subscribers in Australia (as at the end of June 2009, according to the ABS).
Where broadband access has been declared a legal right in Finland, with providers having to supply all users with access speeds of at least 1 Mbps, with the aim of increasing speeds up to 100 Mbps by 2015.
What’s next for connectivity? How else will Internet usage impact on our habits and lifestyles?