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