College Students Prefer Print?

From: Fast Facts / College & Research Libraries News / April 2015

A fall 2014 “survey found students spent an average of $320 to get 5.3 textbooks. Eighty-seven percent of these were print books. A University of Washington pilot study of digital textbooks found that a quarter of students still bought print versions of e-textbooks that they were given for free.”

Michael S. Rosenwald, “Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right,” The Washington Post, February 22, 2015, www.washingtonpost.com/local/why-digital-natives-prefer-reading-in-print-yes-you-read-that-right/2015/02/22/8596ca86-b871-11e4-9423-f3d0a1ec335c_story.html (retrieved March 2, 2015).

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