About

Simon Rowberry is Lecturer in Digital Media & Publishing at the University of Stirling. His interest in publishing stems from documenting the shift in print publishing with the coming of digital culture, as well as emergent forms of digital publication. His research interests include ebooks, the preservation and legacy of born-digital publications, contemporary book history and large-scale datasets of reading. Simon has been invited to talk on the intersection of digital culture and book history at the University of Reading and Society of Indexers Annual Conference and has spoken about the emergence of ebook culture in Lausanne, Seattle and Birmingham. He is a consultant for the AHRC-funded Digital Reading Network. His research into digital readership of Vladimir Nabokov and Thomas Pynchon has been published in Nabokov Online Journal, Orbit: Writing around Pynchon, and Proceedings of ACM Hypertext. He is currently working on a history of the Kindle from 2007 to 2011.

Can you find Simon on Twitter: @sprowberry
University webpage: http://rms.stir.ac.uk/converis-stirling/person/28680

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