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ERIC Number: EJ937280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1092-1206
E-Book Usage among Chemists, Biochemists and Biologists: Findings of a Survey and Interviews
Zhang, Yuening; Beckman, Roger
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, n65 Spr 2011
An e-book usage survey was sent through departmental mailing lists to the graduate students, scientists and faculty members of the Chemistry Department and Biology Department of Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB). Several faculty members, scientists and graduates students from the Chemistry Department and Biology Department were also contacted for interviews about their e-books usage experience. The purpose of the survey and interviews was to get a better understanding of users' e-book awareness, what advantages they find in using e-books, what concerns they have about e-book purchases and features, and what the library could do to better promote the use of e-book resources on campus. (Contains 8 figures.)
Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Web site: http://www.istl.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana