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Title:E-books in academia: Expectations and challenges
Author(s):Lopatovska, Irene; Pattuelli, M. Cristina; Lange, Leanora; Ludas Orlofsky, Victoria
Contributor(s):Slater, Aimee
Subject(s):human-computer interaction
information behavior
reading habits
technology adoption
academic libraries
Abstract:This paper reports on the results of a pilot study conducted as part of a larger project aimed at understanding the evolving role of e-books in academia. The study used a survey, a scenario-based usability test, and interviews to collect data on e-book reading habits, specific user expectations, and issues related to the usability of an academic library interface for e-book access. Future work will investigate factors affecting user preferences and patterns of use in context, including routine use of academic e-books.
Issue Date:2013-02
Citation Info:Lopatovska, I., Pattuelli, M.C., Lange, L. & Ludas Orlofsky, V. (2013). E-books in academia: Expectations and challenges. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 486-490). doi:10.9776/13261
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-01-30

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