This is Part 3 of a series of blog posts about transcription in oral history. Part 1 dealt with Transcription and oral history in general and Part 2 dealt with the use of TEI when carrying out transcription (Considering TEI and oral history transcripts).
Summary: We don’t know. In October 1997 Jakob Nielsen published an article that summarised his research into how web users read text online. His title/question “How Users Read on the Web” was quickly answered in a two-word summary “They don’t”. Nielsen then went on to outline his findings, demonstrating how people skim through web pages, […]