Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age:
Textual Methodologies and Exemplars
15 December 2010
Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands), The Hague in conjunction with the conference Text & Literacy (16-17 December)
Proposals due 30 September 2010
Digital technology is fundamentally altering the way we relate to writing, reading, and the human record itself. The pace of that change has created a gap between core social/cultural practices that depend on stable reading and writing environments and the new kinds of digital artefacts--electronic books being just one type of many--that must sustain those practices now and into the future.