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e-books and audiobooks: Intro to e-books

A how-to guide to downloadable books in electronic format

Welcome to the e-book guide

This guide will help you to search, find, and download electronic books. In addition, it will also direct you to information about e-reader software and uploading e-books to e-readers.

Most e-books are available to read online, while printing, copying, downloading, and audio features vary.

What is an e-book?

An e-book, also known as an electronic book or digital book, is defined by The Oxford Dictionary of English as "an electronic version of a printed book."

It is important to note that an e-book is able to exist without any printed equivalent.

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Poll

Paper books vs. e-books

With the introduction of the digital book, critics and advocates have been engaged in the ultimate debate about the future of reading.

As technology continues to become a part of our everyday lives, do you think that e-books will eventually replace paper books?

Paper Books vs. e-books
e-books are our future: 10 votes (20.83%)
the paper book will never go away: 7 votes (14.58%)
can't both media coexist happily?: 30 votes (62.5%)
what's a book? - TV will always win: 1 votes (2.08%)
Total Votes: 48