Reading Attitudes in Choosing between Printed and Electronic Books Cover Image

Читателски нагласи при избора между печатни и електронни книги
Reading Attitudes in Choosing between Printed and Electronic Books

Author(s): Georgi Alexandrov, Lilia Raycheva
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Media studies, Communication studies, Sociology
Keywords: printed book; electronic book; readears' attitudes; electronic device; electronic reading.

Summary/Abstract: The article is based on the outcome of the survey "Dimensions of Reading and Its Perception in the Digital Age"conducted in the period February - March 2018 within the International Academic Program of The European Commission COST Action IS1404 Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitization (E-READ). The survey aims not only to identify the readers' attitudes, but also to reveal the drivers behind them. Concrete conclusions are formulated regarding the preferences in the type of reading - on paper or on electronic device, and the type of book - print or electronic. These preferences do not have considerable differences determined neither by age, nor by profession. However, the results of the survey outline a clear preference for the traditional reading of print books.

  • Issue Year: 8/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 135-152
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Bulgarian