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  • 1. What are E-Books? Chassie S. Looney LIS 457 Dr. Teresa Welsh Chassie.looney@eagles.usm.edu
  • 2. eBooks 2
  • 3. E-book- An eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read using a computer or an eBook reader. http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/d efinition/eBook 3
  • 4. Types of eBook Readers • Kindle by Amazon • Nook by Barnes and Noble • iPad by Apple • Sony Reader by Sony 4
  • 5. 5
  • 6. Types of eBooks Classics Encyclopedias Scholarly Works Dictionaries Novels 6
  • 7. Students may also choose to purchase the “E” version of textbooks instead of purchasing bulky hardback editions. 7
  • 8. Library websites often offer eBooks that can be viewed for free! 8
  • 9. Some libraries even have eReaders available for check-out that are pre- loaded with classic novels. Check one out at your local library today! 9
  • 10. Thank you for your time and consideration. Any questions? 10