Document Type

Paper

Publication Date

5-2017

Subjects

Social media, Publishers and publishing, Web publishing, YouTube (Electronic resource)

Abstract

BookTube is a self-identified subsection of YouTube, where content creators, known as BookTubers, create videos with book-related content. Most BookTube channels are focused on Young Adult titles. Through researching YA BookTube channels and interviewing YA BookTubers, key trends in BookTube functionality have been identified. These trends include the characteristics of the books that are discussed, the influential role of of the BookTuber, and the possible formation of a YA canon.

Description

Paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of either the Master of Arts in Writing: Book Publishing, or the Master of Science in Writing: Book Publishing.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/21235

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