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Research Questions

To address these objectives a series of research questions have been formulated.

  1. What differences in the amount of use of print and digital versions of a Study Title result from the Experimental Treatment?

  2. What characteristics of a Study Title's content and presentation explain differences in use of print or digital?

  3. What characteristics of users explain differences in use of print or digital?

  4. What characteristics of the users access environment explain differences in using print or digital?

  5. What characteristics of the purpose of the use of a Study Title explain the choice to use print or digital?

  6. What costs and liabilities are incurred due to the Experimental Treatment?

  7. What savings and benefits accrue as a result of the Experimental Treatment?

For each of these research questions the measures, methods and sources of data needed to formulate answers is specified in Appendix A.

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