Reading on smartphones and other devices: a survey of library professionals and students in Denmark

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Gitte Balling, Theresa Schilhab, Anežka Kuzmičová

The increasingly popular smartphones change not only how we read, but also where we read. Reading on the go is not new as the printed book has long been a treasured item for entertainment during travel (Marshall 2010). Still the digitization of texts and the introduction of smartphones with reading-quality screens creates a new situation where we potentially have constant access to all kinds of reading materials. This development forms the backdrop of our survey study, conducted in Denmark in Winter 2016/2017 among library professionals and Library and Information Science students.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2018
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventIGEL 2018 - University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
Duration: 25 Jul 201828 Jul 2018


ConferenceIGEL 2018
LocationUniversity of Stavanger

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