“ Overall, the focus group revealed that faculty had generally unsatisfactory experiences in using e-books in their research and teaching o wing to the unreliability of access, lack of manipulability, and the steep learning curve of the various interfaces. Ho w ever, most faculty agreed that e-books would be a very viable and useful alternative if these issues w ere resolved.”
Danielle M. Carlock, A. M. P. (2008). E x ploring faculty e x periences w ith e-books: a focus group. Library Hi Tech, 26(2), 244 - 254 .
“ The study sho w s that e-book penetration is very strong (61.8 per cent of all students are already using them in connection w ith their scholarly w ork, as teachers or students), so the e-book revolution has already happened but clearly it has some w ay to go.”
“ The te x tbook bottleneck has been confirmed w ith more than half of lecturers in JISC subjects get regular complaints about library provision of these te x ts.”
Nicholas, D., et. al. (2008). UK scholarly e-book usage: a landmark survey. Aslib Proceedings, 60(4), 311 - 334.
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