Prof Adriaan van der Weel

Leiden University
Adriaan van der Weel

Adriaan van der Weel is Bohn extraordinary professor of Modern Dutch Book History at the University of Leiden and lecturer in Book and Digital Media Studies. His main research focus is on the effects of the current move from paper to digital screens on (1) reading and (2) publishing (especially scholarly communication and academic publishing). He is editor of a number of book series on these subjects, and European articles editor of Digital Humanities Quarterly. His latest books are Changing our textual minids: Towards a digital order of knowledge (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2011) and The Unbound Book (with Joost Kircz, Amsterdam: Amsterdam UP, 2013).