|Module Title||LIBRARIES AND READING IN THE BRITISH ISLES 1800-1914|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Christopher Baggs|
|Course delivery||Lecture||10 Hours 10 x 1 hour|
|Seminars / Tutorials||5 Hours 5 x 2 hours|
|Script / tape||70%|
Introduction and familiarisation with the relevant sources. Literacy, the role of reading and the reading experience. Various reading audiences and their reading habits: case study of women as readers. Access by the general public to reading materials, via libraries, both public and non rate supported, such as Mechanics' Institute, Co-operative Society and Miners' Institute libraries.