Electronic Resources Use Among Health-Specialty Students Enrolled Into Riyadh Universities, KSA
The aim of this study is to examine the pivotal role played by the Internet and electronic resources (i.e. "e-resources") in promoting the wide-scale access of up-to-date quality information among health-specialty students enrolled in Riyadh Universities, Saudi Arabia.
Materials and Methods:
A short online questionnaire was developed and distributed among health specialty students in different Riyadh universities. The survey included questions about the frequency of use of different devices and electronic resources. 234 students from different health specialties completed the survey and were included in the analysis.
Among the devices used for accessing electronic resources, laptops were the most frequently used. As for the electronic resources themselves, YouTube was ranked first in terms of frequency of use followed by educational websites and e-mail, respectively.