Graduate Students' Attitudes toward Using E-Books: Quetta Perspective

Authors

  • Safia Hayat M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Library & Information Science, University of Balochistan ,Quetta.

Keywords:

Electronic books, Academic libraries, HEC digital Library, Attitudes, Quetta

Abstract

The present study attempts to investigate various aspects of e-books in the students' opinions at various Quetta universities. The purpose of the study is to examine the attitude of graduate students towards the use of e-books. The data was collected using the survey technique. Principle author collected the data from postgraduate students at the universities of Quetta regarding their usage of e-books. A quantitative method was used to interpret the data. The data were analyzed using SPSS (v.23). The study's findings revealed that all e-books were easily accessible on the internet. A maximum of the students was aware of the resources of the HEC digital library. Most of the students also faced many challenges while searching for e-books online. No previous study has been reported investigating users' perspectives of e‐books in an academic environment in Quetta. Most studies have focused on the availability of e-books and their attributes. This study contributes to the literature on this vital aspect of research and makes sound, practical information available.

Keywords: Electronic books, Academic libraries, HEC digital Library, Attitudes, Quetta

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Published

27-06-2022

How to Cite

Hayat, Safia. 2022. “Graduate Students’ Attitudes Toward Using E-Books: Quetta Perspective”. Journal of Quranic and Social Studies 2 (1):11-20. http://jqss.org/index.php/JQSS/article/view/36.