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Title: Reading from paper versus screens: a critical review of the empirical literature
Authors: Dillon, Andrew
Keywords: Reading
Video Display Units
VDUS
Electronic Text
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: This item is not the definitive copy. Please use the following citation when referencing this material: Dillon, A. (1992) Reading from paper versus screens: a critical review of the empirical literature. Ergonomics, 35(10), 1297-1326.
Abstract: The advent of widespread computer use in general and increasing developments in the domain of hypertext in particular have increased awareness of the issue of reading electronic text. To date the literature has been dominated by reference to work on overcoming speed deficits resulting from poor image quality but an emerging literature reveals a more complex set of variables at work. The present review considers the differences between the media in terms of outcomes and processes of reading and concludes that single variable explanations are insufficient to capture the range of issues involved in reading from screens.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1156
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