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Sussex University student Roberta Wiafe attended a recent debate on the future of academic publishing, and remains unconvinced. (What do you reckon? RT @Telegraph Academic e-books: will they ever take off?
Mellon Library's insight:
Interesting to see what others think... I agree to some extent with Wiafe. For some things I like that hard copy, but recently have done some research on QuestiaSchool using their online books and tools, and have found it works for me despite my initial skepticism.
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