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Patrons’ usage and attitude on electronic books: a study

Panduranga Swamy

Abstract


This paper reports the patrons’ usage, attitudes on electronic books. A self-developed online questionnaire was used for data collection from Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Faculty members at Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Sri City. Out of 410 individual population, 319 were responded this survey. The findings revealed that 34.17 percent of respondents visit the library once in a week. Majority of these respondents visit for photocopy and printing purposes also preferred electronic books to exams, job placement and academic quiz purposes. 63.64 percent of the respondents feel that print books will continue along with electronic books.


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