E-Book in Bangladesh
Format of E-Book
Advantages of E-Book
Compare with paper based
Problems of E-Book
Prospects of organization
A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank
sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other
materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one
An electronic book (E-book) is a book-length
publication in digital form, consisting of text, image, or
both, and produced on, published through and readable
on computers or other electronic devices.
Thomas Aquinas is the first innovator of the EBook.
That is first prepared by Roberto Busa in late 1940.
The Next version of Electronic books introduced -1960s from the
NLS Project at Stanford Research Institute (SRI).
Electronic Book Technology group’s Extensive work was Dyna
Text, the first SGML Based Book reader. System.
The desktop Prototype for a proposed notebook computer,
Dynabook was launched in 1970.
In 1992, Sony launched the Data Discman.
Primary level books
In PDF format
Easy to access
All books are available
E-Book has a large market and is giving paper based book a
very tough competition.
It promote reading, faster production, easy updatable, and
At present more than 12.8 million people read different
forms of E-Book.
E-Books are become more popular day by day.
E-Books can be published in a variety of ﬁle formats.
aeh, .djvu, .epub, .fb2, .html, .azw, .lit, .prc, .mobi,
.exe, .pdb, .txt, .pdb, .pdf, .ps, .rgo, .pdb, .tr2, .tr3.
Amazon Kindle, Kindle Fire (color), Kindle Touch,
Kindle Touch 3G.
E-books are delivered almost instantaneously.
E-Books are portable
Easy to read E-Books everywhere
E-Books are searchable.
E-Books is printable.
E-Book is eco-friendly.
Storage facilities Font Adjustment Night readers
It reduces the uses of the paper which are made form the
E-readers don't use any paper, but they still have a
significant carbon footprint. For some readers, traditional
books are the greener option.
Make green environment.
E-Book Readers can cost money
Programs need to be compatible with the computer or device
E-Book Readers require power
Programs need patching for security vulnerabilities
E-Books can be hacked
E-books do not have a defined life
E-Books can cause eyestrain
Not all book formats are compatible with the reader
Sold chapter basis
Make more available all kinds of books
More special interest books, such as cookbooks and
The emergence of E-Books as a central part of the information
experience requires libraries to think differently about how to meet the
needs of their users.
While E-Books will not replace print books in the near future, users are
rapidly adopting them as complementary to print books.
Users value the convenience and ease of access that E-Books provide
and are engaging in new forms of book content usage to take advantage
of their libraries’ growing eBook collections.
The formats of using e-book should be easier. So it will
easy for the user.
Libraries may invest in e-books to complement their
collection of print books.
Special interest books, such as-cookbooks, travel guides
should be offered as e-books with interactive features.
More publishers should offer multimedia content in e-