Monthly Archives: June 2011

Reading and Power (the other kind)

Some food for thought–relevant to our discussions of reading and the history of technology–from Scott McLemee’s column in today’s Inside Higher Ed: I am writing this article, and you are reading it, on streams of electricity. Most of us think … Continue reading

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Book Reading in the US

The Humanities Indicators Prototype includes data on “percentage of Americans 18 years & older who read a book other than for work or school during the previous 12 months,” and “percentage of Americans 18 years & older who read a … Continue reading

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“I am what I read”

from an Inside Higher Ed blog on social networks, links, and reading, by Barbara Fister: Some time ago, in a comment stream at a blog, I realized that the social web had fundamentally changed how I portray myself to the … Continue reading

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