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eBooks, COVID-19, student preference, academic library eBooks


This survey was created and administered in the spring of 2022 by the CARLI Counts eBook Team to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student perceptions and use of eBooks.

Reuse and adaptation of this survey are encouraged. This document is licensed under CC BY NC 4.0


This survey is a supplement to the ACRL 2023 Contributed Paper, "eBooks are a life saver" vs. "I'm not a fan of eBooks": Discerning student attitudes towards academic eBooks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, available at



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