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Digital Shift Forum – Tyler Shores, ThinkLab, University of Cambridge

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RLUK’s Digital Shift Forum brings together colleagues from across the information, research, cultural and heritage communities, and third and commercial sectors, to discuss the future of the digital shift in collections, services, and audiences.

The series aims to promote cross-sector discussion and debate, to enable knowledge exchange, and inspire collaborative endeavour across sectors and communities, for the benefit of RLUK members and the wider research and information management communities.

The Digital Shift Forum is open to all, and you do not need to belong to an RLUK member institution to attend or participate.

Libraries, Readers, and Digital Distraction – Tyler Shores, ThinkLab Manager, University of Cambridge

5 May 2021, 14:00 – 15:00

Tyler Shores is the Manager of the ThinkLab Program, within the Strategic Partnership Office at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses upon reading in print, reading on screens, and digital distraction and attention spans. Tyler’s current projects are focused on digital wellbeing, social media, and the role of digital technology in our everyday lives.

Prior to Cambridge, Tyler worked at Google in Mountain View, CA as part of Authors@Google, one of the world’s largest online lecture series. In addition he has worked as a director of digital textbooks in the field of nonprofit education, and most recently worked as a manager in online education at Stanford University.

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