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Downloadable e-books and audiobooks: Intro to e-books

A how-to guide to downloadable books in electronic format

Welcome to the eBOOK 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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Paper books vs. eBooks

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: 9 votes (19.15%)
the paper book will never go away: 7 votes (14.89%)
can't both media coexist happily?: 30 votes (63.83%)
what's a book? - TV will always win: 1 votes (2.13%)
Total Votes: 47