Do You Reside or do You Visit? Towards a new understanding of the users behavior regarding e-books

Hazel Engelsmann


This research explores the theory of Visitors and Residents (V&R) in the specific context of e-books. It is examined whether this behavioural framework can explain the digital behaviour of users at the academic library CULIS Samf interaction with e-books. The research design builds on a literature review, analysis of qualitative interviews and the characteristics of V&R behaviour. The analysis shows that the framework can be applied to the users digital behaviour and to some extent explain it. 

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