Reading about reading

Student sat in an easy chair, reading in the University LibraryReading is a curious habit, something you have to learn to begin with and persevere at until you get really good at it, when it becomes very useful and, well, fun.  Worrying then, that it is claimed to be a dying skill in need of a breath of new life.  Perhaps the trend to digital media is partly to blame, since reading from screen engages people less and produces less intense transportations of delight than the tangible, printed word?  Happily, printed books are making something of a comeback, and we have always had plenty of them in stock.

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Assistant Librarian (Promotions) at the University Library. An enthusiastic advocate of libraries, diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice for all, inside and outside the workplace.

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