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    A Brief History of the e-Book

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    The history of the e-book spans a longer period than many people would realise. Most people would assume that the internet came before the e-book. However, this is not the case. The first ever e-book was the U.S. Declaration of Independence. It was typed up by the founder of Project Gutenberg, Michael S Hart, in 1971 whereas the internet was not created until 1974. Even then, it was not the internet we know today. In order to chronicle a history of e-books up to the present day the following

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    Books are one of the most widely known, used, and oldest form of story-telling in human history. They are defined as “a volume of many sheets bound together, containing text, graphics, or music” (Book), but today, books are also contained in electronic forms ranging from simulated pages to audio files with no pages to speak of. E-books allow those without storage space or the time to head to the bookstore to own an entire library in their hands, and audio books has allowed the blind to read without

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    E-Books And Print Books

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    Revolution e-books phenomenon facing the future generations to come, this phenomenon could have something that makes them forget the books. In fact, the books can not disappear because it is invaluable in terms of historical and educational. The important reason for this is that people's lives have been recorded in the past, even their own techniques of their work on a book.” There is reason to hope that e-books and print books could have a bright future together” (Catone, 2013). E-book and printed

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    anywhere and anytime. Choosing books to take on holiday has gotten more difficult in recent years. Now it is a question not just about what to read, but how to read it that is either through paper book or e-reader. Both the print book and e-book are identical in terms of reading but they differ in terms of their layout, ease of use, cost and the availability. The text is the important thing, not the medium, but individuals have their own preferences. Both print book and e-book have identical things for

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    E-books: The Future?

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    Digital media is on the rise, as computers and e-book readers are quickly replacing paper books and newspapers. Some thought this swing could only happen in a sci-fi movie. But is this shift, away from traditional paper books, really a good thing? People read books everyday around the globe, so this alteration has a large impact on most of the population. Since the creation of e-readers, more and more people have been converting to the technology-based side of reading. Although technology is

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    The Advantages of E-Books

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    electronic book which known as e-book. This technology seems to be against their tradition way of reading in human history. E-book according to A new English Dictionary on Historical Principle (1989) is an electronic version of printed book which only can be read and handle by personal computer or a device which is designed from the purpose. While searchmobilecomputing.com (2000, November 8) defines that e-book is a tradition printed book but in electronic version that can only be read by e-reader.

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    Paper Books versus E-books

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    Did you know that e-books, that require no printing, cost more than paper books? E-books are books that are rented or sold on Apps such as Kindle, iBook, Amazon, etc. They provide an electronic version of the book in which the renter or buyer can read it from time to time. Paper books are books that can be bought in any bookstores or borrowed from any library. Classic books with paper are much better than e-books. Due to this reason, publishers and buyers should focus more on producing and purchasing

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    In the wake of the emergence of e-books in the 1990s, the enemy of the traditional books swept over the whole world. Who will win in the battle, books or e-books? According to Nicholas Negroponte's view,the founder and chairman of the one Laptop per Child non-profit association and formerly co-founder and director of the MIT Media Lab, the traditional printing books will be cleared off our life in the future. However, a survey conducted by The Daily Beast, showed that no winner would turn up in the

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    no longer confined to reading print books. Many people are embracing the digital world they live in by accessing reading materials through electronic devices. Over the last couple of years, e-reading capabilities have shifted to become available through devices like smart phones, tablets, computers, and e-book readers. While many individuals have noted the physical differences between reading print versus reading electronically, few have studied if the use of e-readers alters the manner in which material

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    The Impact of E-book on the World

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    Modern Society is making way for this new technological world of E-books, which are making an impact on the world, creating change in organizations and internet access, individual’s reading habits, and to the future generation of education. E-books are still books, but it is different in many ways from traditional books. Vasileiou and Rowley made a study to define e-book and not compare it to a tradition book. They state: An e-book is a digital object with textual and/or other content, which arises

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