This is a topic of conversation that frequently arise when others learn that I am a librarian. And of course, the standard reply has always been consistent: the answer is purely personal and subjective.
Or is it?
While it is interesting to note that a year and a half ago Amazon announced their Kindle ebook sales were outpacing print sales, it seems that to get more bang for your buck, the hard copy might be a wiser choice.
The infographic below shows the top reasons for choosing hard copy over the digital option. The results are from a poll of 1000 followers of the UK website, Fatbrain.
|Courtesy of Fatbrain.co.uk|