Prof: Gloria Ward
October 13, 2011
The E-Books vs. Papers Book The e-reader and paper book are becoming hot topic for many reasons today. E-books, one of the newest electronic sources are becoming more and more talked about in debates dealing with readings. Although paper books have their advantages the disadvantages seem to overwhelm in many cases. In my opinion, physical books will disappear due to technological progress and the environmental impact. First of all, I think technology will eventually replace the book but not completely. I think there will always be regular bookstores. Too many people will continue to want a real book they can hold and then, if they like it, put it on the shelf. There's something about the look of shelves full of books, not to mention browsing through them in the stores. However, e-books offer multiple advantages; they are easily readable, easily portable due to it size and shape, the use of controls with the e-book also seems to be very beneficial. When turning pages with a touch of a button is easy. Shrinking or enlarging print and moving to any part of the book with a click helps in many cases. Taking Note is much more powerful. Its also provide a touch-sensitive screen, and the advantages to this are being able to annotate text, highlight important passages, and scribble in the margins. When it come money saving and convenience; e-book is my choice. I download almost all my school textbook cheapest price plus a bunch of free classical books. Furthermore, e-book will overtake paper book is that the technology hold a great promise for distance learning, and its allow users in remote areas to access catalogs and material. I personally feel that the distance learning feature is nice because information can be obtained from not only one place but also even at the horn of African villages. Another most important beneficially about e-books is that they are...
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