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

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