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Student perspectives on ebook and audiobook usage

By Tehani Wessely

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

ook usage is suffering in comparison to its print counterpart. Franklin’s (2016) research indicates that readers overwhelmingly prefer print books to ebooks, while others argue that readers’ information retention and comprehension while using ebooks are not as strong as with print books (Flood 2015;

Ebooks: to subscribe, or not to subscribe?

By Martin Gray

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

I have an iPad, and it has books on it. I read them on the train from time to time. Our school library has some paid ebooks where I think they are worth it, and lots of free ebooks. But when I am asked why I have not subscribed to an ebook platform for my school, I have several reasons why I am not

The positive potential of ebooks within school libraries

By Trish du Temple

Issue 113, Term 2 2020

ng, strengthen resilience and better equip them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to live their best life. They can also help by providing ebooks and audiobooks. Indeed, there are at least seven ways that they can be leveraged to improve the mental health and wellbeing of your school comm

ELR: big win for Aussie authors

By Amanda Shay

Issue 126, Term 3 2023

ying the Government to make a change. In January, their hard work came to fruition, with an announcement that the scheme would be expanded to include ebooks and audiobooks. Increasing the budget for the scheme by a further $12.9 million over the next four years. We interviewed Trish Hepworth, ALIA

The Great Aussie Book Count 2023–24

By Amanda Shay

Issue 127, Term 4 2023

When authors and publishers are compensated for the free use of their content in our school libraries, they are able to produce new content for all. Together with the Australian Government’s Office for the Arts, Education Services Australia (ESA) is currently working with school libraries acros