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Adriaan van der Weel

Researcher Book and Digital media studies, Leiden University

Adriaan van der Weel is Bohn extraordinary professor of Modern Dutch Book History at the University of Leiden and lecturer in Book and Digital Media Studies. His research interests are in the field of Book Studies, concentrating on the digitisation of textual transmission, publishing studies, scholarly communication and reading. He is editor of a number of book series on these subjects, and European articles editor of Digital Humanities Quarterly. His latest books are Changing our textual minids: Towards a digital order of knowledge (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2011) and The Unbound Book (with Joost Kircz, Amsterdam: Amsterdam UP, 2013). He is currently writing a book about reading together with Ruud Hisgen.


  • 1990–present
    Professor, Leiden University