Books and E-booksIt is probably obvious that an e-book is on the internet and a book is the one we know. Here is the process to borrow an E-book:
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  1. Library buys an e-book from a publisher
  2. offered for load to library patrons
  3. A waiting list is created
  4. When your turn comes the book is downloaded but is available for a limited amount of time
  5. When the time finishes the book is removed from your computer and is given to the next person on the list

Books
E-books
Advantages
  • Do not need internet access to read
  • Safer , hacking will not occur
  • Better for health, computer screen may burn your eyes
  • You can find on the internet very easily
  • You do not need to get out of your house to buy
  • May be more preferable then original since you are used to being on the computer
  • Open all the time
  • Wider range of books
  • Portable
Disadvantages
  • Limited copies
  • Need to drive to library
  • Not open all the time
  • Need internet access
  • Limited time for reading (charge on laptop)
  • Limited time for having it
  • Hacking
  • Harder to read
  • May hurt your eyes
  • Can lead to backache - abd seating position , uncomfortable
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Kindle

The kindle is a wireless reading device, in other words portable e-book. There are many different kinds just
like mobile phones. You can fine more information on this website : http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Wireless-Reading-Device-Display/dp/B0015T963C.
Here is brief information about the newest kindle:
  • Slim
  • Light
  • You can get your book in less than 60 seconds
  • 3G wireless (allows you download books from your kindle)
    Kindle Wireless Reading Device (6" Display, Global Wireless, Latest Generation)
    Kindle Wireless Reading Device (6" Display, Global Wireless, Latest Generation)
  • It has global coverage
  • When you read it you fell like your reading real paper
  • It can hold up to 1,500 books
  • Long battery life
  • You can access social networks
  • It has a buitl in pdf reader
  • It can read oout loud
  • It has large selections and the prices are lower
  • Out of copright and the first few chapters of the book are for free