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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13555501003607776|
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This article provides an overview of recent developments in digitizing nineteenth-century printed and archived material, and argues that while mass digitisation offers incredible opportunities for research and scholarship, it also increases the considerable distance between nineteenth-century reading practices and our own. Digitized content implicitly privileges certain types of reading practice and use which the extant printed material does not.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Taylor and Francis|
|Keywords:||history of reading; digitization; nineteenth-century readers; nineteenth-century newspapers; material archives; Internet Archive; Google Books; e-reading; 19th Century British Library Newspapers Online|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > English|
|Depositing User:||Shafquat Towheed|
|Date Deposited:||22 Feb 2010 10:41|
|Last Modified:||01 Nov 2012 16:45|
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