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Engaging staff and students with e-books in a university setting

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This chapter outlines the stragies in place at the University of portsmouth that have led to a 1700% increase in e-book use between 2004-5 and 2009-10, with just under 2 million pages viewed in the 2009-10 academic year. Results from a 2009 survey of 1111 students are presented, together with a brief snapshot of feedback from academic staff as well as ebrary usage statistics, all of which help provide a summary of the state of e-books at Portsmouth.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-books in libraries
EditorsK. Price, V. Havergal
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherFacet
Pages237-251
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781856045728
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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