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 ...

electronic book, a book published in electronic form

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

Electronic books that readers can download from the Internet or borrow through a library and read using a handheld device.

An electronic book, available online. You will find citations to e-books in PILOT: The Libraries' online catalog. ...

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.

A book produced digitally, often in the absence of a printed book.

an electronic book; the BMCC library purchases eBooks through the database NetLibrary.

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 ...

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.