Reading-in-the-small: a study of reading on small form factor devices

  title={Reading-in-the-small: a study of reading on small form factor devices},
  author={Catherine C. Marshall and Christine Ruotolo},
The growing ubiquity of small form factor devices such as Palm Pilots and Pocket PCs, coupled with widespread availability of digital library materials and users' increasing willingness to read on the screen, raises the question of whether people can and will read digital library materials on handhelds. We investigated this question by performing a field study based on a university library's technology deployment: two classes were conducted using materials that were available in e-book format… CONTINUE READING
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