E-book design preferences: A case study

Lim, Yan Peng and Ling, Siew Woei and Chong, Pei Fen (2008) E-book design preferences: A case study. In: International Symposium on Information Technology, 26-29 AUG 2008 , Univ Kebangsaan, Fac Informat Sci & Technol, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the students' preferences on page and content design of e-books. Three e-books in portable document format, which differ in contents, appearance and layout, are selected as study materials. An online survey is conducted, and 99 questionnaires are returned. Results of the study show that navigation design greatly affects overall ease of use of e-books; and appearance and content design have a great impact on the users' overall impression on the e-books. The findings of this study are especially beneficial for e-book designers and academicians who are interested to venture into e-books.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2011 08:24
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2014 02:48
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/2937

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