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The usefulness metrics of the most popular eReader used by higher education students

Sari, Dwi Puspita, Lanham, Elicia and Pan, Lei 2015, The usefulness metrics of the most popular eReader used by higher education students, Issues in informing science and information technology, vol. 12, pp. 203-212.

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Title The usefulness metrics of the most popular eReader used by higher education students
Author(s) Sari, Dwi Puspita
Lanham, Elicia
Pan, LeiORCID iD for Pan, Lei orcid.org/0000-0002-4691-8330
Journal name Issues in informing science and information technology
Volume number 12
Start page 203
End page 212
Total pages 10
Publisher Informing Science Institute (ISI)
Place of publication Santa Rosa, Cailf.
Publication date 2015
ISSN 1547-5840
1547-5867
Keyword(s) eReader
evaluation
usefulness metric
Summary In the digital technology era, mobile devices have an important rule to deploy a copy of data and information through the network. An electronic reader (eReader) allows readers to read written materials in an electronic manner that is available in many models. The objective of this study is to evaluate the usage of eReader by higher education students. We firstly identified the most frequently used eReader by surveying higher education students. The survey results showed that Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle, and Samsung Tablet are the most popular eReader devices used by higher education students. We presented these results, and then we analyzed the surveyed results in detail in order to develop an evaluation metric of the eReader in a mobile platform that clearly allows the selection of the most suitable eReader for higher education students. The main contribution of this paper is the development of a set of criteria that can be used by students in the selection of an eReader that matches their specific needs and requirements.
Language eng
Field of Research 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, ISI
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30079971

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Information Technology
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