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    Students continue to hit the books

    Students prefer using traditional printed textbooks over electronic books for academia, according to a study by Queens College humanities librarian, Nancy Foasberg. According to the study, “course-related reading was paramount and usually took place in a print format.” Participants in the small study were mostly under 25, an age closely associated with being technologically savvy. Foasberg wanted to do this study because a previous survey on reading habits found that students used different reading formats for different reasons. “I wanted to figure out when they would use one over the other and why,” Foasberg said. The study will be published in September 2014 in the College and Research Libraries journal.…