Network member Marianne's new book (published by Palgrave) promises to provide a wonderful insight … [Read More...] about Publishers, Readers, and Digital Engagement by Marianne Martens
The Digital Reading Network brings together academics, practitioners, stakeholders and ordinary readers to explore the impact of digitisation on readers and reading, with a focus on the reading of literary texts.
It is funded by the AHRC in response to the Digital Transformations theme, and draws on the work of an earlier AHRC funded development project, Researching Readers Online.
Style and Response Conference Report
It was my great pleasure to take part at the end of last week in a conference organised by the … [Read More...] about Style and Response Conference Report
Digital Reading and Wellbeing
As part of my ongoing efforts to build an impact case study for the next REF, and to put together another funding application, I’ve been doing some research on local reading groups and book clubs, and perhaps naively have been surprised at the diversity of groups on offer in our locality. To give you a […]
Thoughts on researching digital reader response in children by Jim Pope and Julia Round
Digital devices with e-reading functionality, such as the Kindle and the iPad, are now commonplace, seen in buses, coffee shops and classrooms. We know, from simple observation and from research studies (Researching Readers Online, 2012) that young people read increasing amounts of literature of all types on digital devices, and that more and more reading […]
Sharing Reading in 140 Characters
(Cross-posted from Barbara Fister’s Place) Twitter is kind of hard to explain to those who don’t use it regularly. Originally described as a “micro-blogging platform,” it’s often dismissed as a trivial pursuit. How can you possibly say anything meaningful in 140 characters? Why do I care what somebody ate for breakfast? How does this thing […]