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  1. eBooks Vs. Real Books Nalani Bollan

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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Book • a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together) -http://wordnet.princeton.edu/

  6. How to get a book • Go to a store or library • Search for title • Buy/checkout book

  7. 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

  8. Summary -(cont.) • Both eBooks and real books have advantages and disadvantages • But it is all about personal preference

  9. References • www.mobipocket.com • www.ebooks.com • http://wordnet.princeton.edu/