Adoption of e-books into academic work in the U.S. in 2010, by area of study

The stastic presents the adoption of e-book usage into academic work of university students and academical staff in the U.S. in 2010, broken down by their area of study or research. 47 percent of the surveyed business or law students stated they used e-books in their academic work.

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Release date

May 2011


United States

Survey time period

October 11 to November 2, 2010

Special properties

University of California students and academical staff only

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted at the University of Califonia only and for this reason its results may not be representative.
The source does not provide information regarding the missing percentage points to 100 percent.
Arts and humanities: n = 362
Business and law: n = 124
Life and health sciences: n = 955
Physical sciences and engineering: n = 566
Social sciences: n = 340

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