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The Reading Desk: Supporting Lightweight Note-Taking in Digital Documents / Jennifer Pearson; George Buchanan; Harold Thimbleby

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Volume: 6966

Swansea University Author: Jennifer, Pearson

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DOI (Published version): 10.1007%2F978-3-642-24469-8_44

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When reading on paper, readers often write notes, fold corners or insert bookmarks without apparent conscious effort. Research into digital reading has discovered that electronic tools are far less intuitive, require significantly more attention, and are much less used. This paper introduces “The Di...

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Published in: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
Published: 2011
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa19248
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Abstract: When reading on paper, readers often write notes, fold corners or insert bookmarks without apparent conscious effort. Research into digital reading has discovered that electronic tools are far less intuitive, require significantly more attention, and are much less used. This paper introduces “The Digital Reading Desk” – a document reading interface that enhances existing digital reading interactions by adopting effective elements of paper interaction, and combining those with digital enhancements.
College: College of Science
End Page: 441