The purpose of this paper is to encourage caution when considering plans to migrate from physical materials to e‐materials.
The author's argument to encourage caution when considering plans to migrate from physical materials to e‐materials is based on published statistics and personal observation.
When considering current usage of e‐books in comparison to physical materials, the usage of e‐books is statistically insignificant.
Offers statistical evidence that e‐books will not supplant, now or in the foreseen future, the demand for physical materials.
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