Digital book culture

Sebastian D. Kotuła
2015 Toruńskie Studia Bibliologiczne  
The aim of the article is to characterize the phenomenon of digital book culture, which is a manifestation of the (traditional) book culture on the digital-network environment of the Internet and the World Wide Web. The Internet and WWW were largely developed under the influence of book culture. Within this phenomenon are transferring the achievements of book culture to the Internet; convergence of the Internet and the book; implementation of the bibliological processes into the Web; fulfilment
more » ... the Web; fulfilment of an ancient idea of gathering and sharing full corpus (a universe) of information (knowledge, content) as well as the idea of creating the universe of quanta of information (Web conceptually, metaphorically and structurally refers to information management methods developed in the book culture). Thus, the most crucial aspect of the digital book culture is the phenomenon of the book per se and the processes related to it as a pattern for the Internet, and especially Web, communication.
doi:10.12775/tsb.2015.005 fatcat:mae56y43ifc7zb74r4jiwtqz4u