Tuesday, July 28, 2009

surfing the internet for free e-books..

i was surfing the internet for free e-books.. dont really like to read books but i was just curious what is actually an e-book.. so i first looked up for the definition of e-book.. and here's what i found on google search

Definitions of E-book on the Web:

An e-book (short for electronic book, also written eBook or ebook) is an e-text that forms the digital media equivalent of a conventional printed ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-book

electronic book, a book published in electronic form
en.wiktionary.org/wiki/e-book

An electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer and/or an e-Book reader. ...
library.mcneese.edu/tutorial/glossary.htm

Electronic books that readers can download from the Internet or borrow through a library and read using a handheld device.
www.esls.lib.wi.us/glossary.html

An electronic book, available online. You will find citations to e-books in PILOT: The Libraries' online catalog. ...
www.clarion.edu/395/63165/

A general term used to describe a text or monograph which is available in an electronic form and is read using a computer or other electronic device.
dpi.wi.gov/pld/doc/ttd.doc

A book produced digitally, often in the absence of a printed book.
www.poewar.com/glossary-of-publishing-terms/

an electronic book; the BMCC library purchases eBooks through the database NetLibrary.
lib1.bmcc.cuny.edu/help/glossary.html

An electronic book. Its contents are largely the same as a conventional book, in that it has a cover, a table of contents, chapters, and usually ...
www.suddenlyinsite.com/glossary.html

so like there a so many definitions but all of 'em means the same.. and then i browsed around more for these so called e-books.. and one title caught my eye.. "how to be happy and have fun changing the world".. i have nothing against the author.. but what is the world coming to when u need someone to teach u how to be happy?? i wonder if there is an e-book on how to be depressed?? maybe i google it after posting.. LOL!!!!!

1 comment:

  1. I still prefer good old-fashioned TANGIBLE books.

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