Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019, Page: 52-57
E-book Culture at Rajshahi University Students in Bangladesh
Purnima Banik, Department of Information Science and Library Management, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Md. Armanul Haque, Department of Information Science and Library Management, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Parveen Sultana, Department of Information Science and Library Management, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Md. Rayhan Kobir, Department of Information Science and Library Management, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Received: Jun. 20, 2019;       Accepted: Sep. 28, 2019;       Published: Oct. 14, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ipa.20190302.13      View  66      Downloads  13
Abstract
In the era of Information and Communication Technology, E-books are the blessing for the present world and it has drawn worldwide popularity besides the printed books among the readers. This paper aims at identifying the usage of E-books among the science and engineering faculty students at Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. A total of 150 respondents were chosen randomly and distributed with a structured questionnaire where 141 respondents returned the questionnaire. Simple percentage calculations were used to analyze data. The study finds that 100% of the surveyed students used E-books. Most of students used E-books by Laptop and Smartphone by borrowing from friends and accessing central library databases for improving and gaining knowledge of research and course work in the department. However, most of the students mentioned that they prefer printed books to E-books. Majority of the students agreed that the library should enrich the collections of E-books as well as the users and library professionals should be properly trained up Rajshahi University.
Keywords
E-books Culture, Digital Devices, Library, Bangladesh
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Purnima Banik, Md. Armanul Haque, Parveen Sultana, Md. Rayhan Kobir, E-book Culture at Rajshahi University Students in Bangladesh, International and Public Affairs. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2019, pp. 52-57. doi: 10.11648/j.ipa.20190302.13
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