Graduate students' usage of and attitudes towards e-books: experiences from Taiwan

@article{Wu2011GraduateSU,
  title={Graduate students' usage of and attitudes towards e-books: experiences from Taiwan},
  author={Ming-der Wu and Shih-chuan Chen},
  journal={Program},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={294-307}
}
Purpose – University libraries are increasing their e-book collections. The purpose of this study is to investigate graduate students’ usage of and attitudes towards e-books at National Taiwan University. Design/methodology/approach – A total of 20 graduate students from the fields of humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and medicine were interviewed. Findings – The results indicated that graduate students used e-books mainly for the purposes of study and research. Monographs… CONTINUE READING
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