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eBooks Vs. Real Books Nalani Bollan eBook “An eBook is a book which is in digital format; it's an electronic file.”- Mobipocket.com How to get an eBook Go to website – ex: http://www.ebooks.com/ Search for a title Pay for the book Download to your PC, laptop, or handheld device

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eBooks Vs. Real Books

Nalani Bollan


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eBook

  • “An eBook is a book which is in digital format; it's an electronic file.”-Mobipocket.com


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How to get an eBook

  • Go to website – ex: http://www.ebooks.com/

  • Search for a title

  • Pay for the book

  • Download to your PC,

    laptop, or handheld device


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  • Positive Points

    • Receive Immediately

    • Ease of use

    • A handheld eBook reader device can hold up to hundreds of books

  • Negative Points

    • Sometimes the book you want is not offered

    • Some sites require an eReader

      • Programs that let you view books

        • Adobe Reader, Microsoft Reader, Mobipocket Reader


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Book

  • a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)

    -http://wordnet.princeton.edu/


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How to get a book

  • Go to a store or library

  • Search for title

  • Buy/checkout book


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Summary

  • What is an eBook?

    • An electronic book

  • How does it stand up against paper books?

    • eBooks will continue to grow, but real, paper books will always stay


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Summary -(cont.)

  • Both eBooks and real books have advantages and disadvantages

  • But it is all about personal

    preference


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References

  • www.mobipocket.com

  • www.ebooks.com

  • http://wordnet.princeton.edu/


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