Though books aren’t exactly glamorous, they still have the ability to bring more than 140,000 people together to gain knowledge and share the ideas that inspire them. The fact that this university is able to bring so many people together is an honor — but it’s also representative of our school’s far-reaching responsibilities.
Reading has a new face, and it’s now glare-resistant. And though not all book-lovers are on board with the new technology, e-readers offer certain indisputable benefits.
A recent USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows that e-readers are gaining ground on traditional print media, but USC students and university librarians tell a different story.