Posted by: bluesyemre | February 8, 2013

Students Still Not Taking to E-Textbooks


  • Despite the benefits of lower costs, lighter backpacks, added features and convenience, students just aren’t taking to e-textbooks, a new study shows. About 6% of students are using a “core digital textbook” as their main course material, according to a new study from the Book Industry Study Group, which surveyed a nationally representative sample of four-year and two-year college students during the fall 2012 academic semester for the third year for its Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education report. This number is unchanged from the same period a year ago.


  1. That goes to show you that when it comes to quality reading – there is no substitute for a real book. It’s not as easy to flip through the pages and go to the exact place you “know” you want to go to in an ebook, either.


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