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  • 1. A survey of reading preferences on e-books and paper books among university students and teachers
  • 2. What is aneBook? An eBook is the digital media equivalent of a conventional book.
  • 3. ‘’The year of the eBook’’__Bloomsbury’s founder & chief executive NigelNewton.
  • 4. 129.5%increase tillNovember2011
  • 5. 122.7%increase tillNovember2011
  • 6.  “Which medium of reading, e-books or paper books is more popular for course literatures at Kista campus and why’’
  • 7.  Review paper  Studied related previous work done  online journals and repositories  Relevant news articles on the area Survey  Questionnaire for data collection  There were 45 respondents to the survey Limitation  Kista campus, SU
  • 8.  The paper printed books are preferred over reading e-books.  53.3% printed books  22.2% eBooks  24.4% Both
  • 9.  Readability No power backup issues Ease of annotating and comparing texts
  • 10.  Portability, lower price, The immediate purchase and download The ability of having so many books in one device. Availability
  • 11.  Limited collection Readability Power backup Not so easy to annotate, take notes, compare texts The illustrations, charts, diagrams, are not big enough or clear enough
  • 12.  Age Individual expenditure Type of device being used
  • 13.  Most of the participants preferred the paper printed books for reading. EBooks are preferred because of ◦ Portability, lower price, immediate purchase & download The most noted disadvantage of using e- books ◦ Readability, power backup issues, limited collection
  • 14.  How to improve the reading experience with eBooks How to easily annotate, compare text and go back and forth between different pages in screen reading.