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ERIC Number: EJ903312
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Not on the Same Page: Undergraduates' Information Retrieval in Electronic and Print Books
Berg, Selinda Adelle; Hoffmann, Kristin; Dawson, Diane
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v36 n6 p518-525 Nov 2010
Academic libraries are increasingly collecting e-books, but little research has investigated how students use e-books compared to print texts. This study used a prompted think-aloud method to gain an understanding of the information retrieval behavior of students in both formats. Qualitative analysis identified themes that will inform instruction and collection practices. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A