What is an Ebook?
An ebook is the digital equivalent of a printed book. For Ellibs Oy, a digital book refers to an ebook in Adobe PDF format which can be read using the Adobe Digital Editions software.
The PDF file format created by Adobe provides the standard solution to reading, editing and printing ebooks. The PDF format is used globally.
“I think it's absolutely amazing to be able to get the book that I need right on my computer. I'm in the army now, but that doesn't prevent me one bit from getting the works I need for my studies over the Internet from my school's library. I'm not saying I don't like traditional books, but many a time the ebooks are just unbelievably convenient,” says science student Joona Putkonen.
Ebook - The new way to borrow and read books
How about having your library books always look as good as new?
How about still being able to make notes, add comments or highlight any important spots in the library book - with absolutely no pangs of conscience?
Would you have use for a feature allowing you to search the library book using key words, a little like you do with Google?
Ever needed a book that is out of print?
Would you have use for a library very close to you? Or a number of them? Open round the clock, no less?
Would you like to publish your own books?
Would your company have use for a library which would be available to all employees regardless of the time of day or anybody's current whereabouts?
If yes, here's some good news for you! There's a working solution to all of these requirements: Ellibs
More than half of all music is now purchased by downloading it from the Web. This music is then saved and enjoyed on mobile phones, MP3 players, iPods and what have you. The same thing is set to happen in the book business. However, ebook will not replace printed matter, but, rather, provide an alternative to support it. Printed books will retain their appeal but will be accompanied by the superior search facilities of ebooks with their instant accessibility, speedy availability and a whole host of other useful features.
How do ebooks work in practice?
Ebooks represent a whole range of features. There is no wear and tear on ebooks, no matter how many notes you make!