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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(4); doi: 10.25236/FER.034019.

Digital reading habits of college students and countermeasures of university libraries



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Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences, Chongqing 402160, China


With the development of digital technology and the advent of 4G era, digital reading has gradually become the mainstream reading mode for young people, and the reading content and carriers have presented digital characteristics. Through the investigation and analysis, it is found that 63.2% of college students rely on mobile phones in digital reading. A relatively large number of students prefer reading on computers and other college students rely on e-books in digital reading. Digital reading has begun to replace the traditional reading which uses paper as the carrier. And college students have become the main force in the digital reading group because of their avant-garde and high intelligence, which has brought huge impact to traditional university libraries. Based on the analysis of college students' digital reading habits, this paper explores the effective ways for college libraries to overcome their own development obstacles, innovate their service concepts, change service modes and highlight service characteristics.


college students; digital reading; university libraries; coping strategies

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Hao CHEN. Digital reading habits of college students and countermeasures of university libraries. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 4: 68-72. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.034019.


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