The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of taking advantage of electronic books on the academic progress of students at Payame Noor University, Iran. This research is of descriptive and survey methodology. The statistical population includes the students of public administration in Shiraz Payame Noor University, who are studying in the academic year 2013-2014. 142 students have been chosen by simple random sampling.
Results indicated that use of electronic resources causes a meaningful difference to be created in several contexts such as academic progress, variety of learning resources, flexibility while learning, and learning effectiveness between the students of virtual and conventional programs.