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Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Electronic Textbooks But Were Afraid to Ask

By Katy Aronoff

Recently we’ve gotten some questions in the Library about electronic textbooks, so we’re keeping an eye on developments in this evolving market. A recent survey suggests that 75 percent of college students still prefer print textbooks, while 12 percent prefer electronic versions. Regardless of the format you prefer, here’s what you should know about e-textbooks as you prepare for the start of the 2011-2012 school year.

Be prepared to do some research and legwork to find what you need.

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