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  • Books - 539 Words
    Good afternoon friends "Instruments that record analyse summarize organize debate and explain information which are illustrative non-llustrative hardbound paperback jacketed non-jacketed with forward introduction, table of contents, index that are indented for the englightnment, understanding enrichment enhancement and education of the human brain thru sensory root of vision... sometimes touch" I am sure you all must have heard this definition in the movie 3 idiots. yes this is the dictionary...
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  • Books - 579 Words
    Title: Books What are books? Well the answer is pretty simple which is books are a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. Books are available everywhere. We can get them at a bookstore, library, school and many more places. They are part and puzzle of someone’s life. There are many types of book like storybooks, fictional, non-fictional, novels, magazines, manuscript, comic...
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  • books and e-books - 364 Words
    Some people believe that printed books are no longer necessary in this digital era, as all writings can be stored electronically. Others think print books till play important role. Discuss both views and give your opinion. In the past few years, e-books have been sold or downloaded for free in large numbers on the internet. These books and e-readers are challenging convention reading habits making the sales of traditional books decreased. But it still needs much consideration before...
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  • E-Book vs Books
    Jose David Lovo Moncada Mr. Cordonero First Draft August 07, 2012 E-books vs. Books Nowadays, the world of books has greatly developed; that is why reading a book is easier than in the past. Now, heavy books are not a problem to carry and read them because e-books are virtual books. The way books are read has evolved dramatically. Thanks to e-books, there is another option to read a book. As a result, there are no more invalid excuses for not reading. Both e-books and books have...
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  • E Books and Traditional Books
    E-Books and Traditional Books Throughout history of people, writing is the most significant way of communication and knowledge sharing. Human written on the walls and stones in the beginning. After that papers took the place of walls and stones. At the present time, thanks to technological advancement, lettering can write on electronic devices that called as e-books. This situation causes argument between e-book and paper book. It is argued that e-books will take the place of paper books in...
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  • Books and the Internet - 998 Words
    How The Internet Has Changed Books The book industry has always been an integral part of society. However, recent surges in technology, especially the internet, have put this industry under pressure and have transformed it into a broader, more competitive entity. In the past, the book store was the only pace to buy and sell books but these buildings could be soon be obsolete with the introduction of online shopping for books and the more impressive and rapidly growing industry of e-books, as...
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  • Banning Books - 268 Words
    Banned Books A Persuasive Essay Assignment Final Essay due March 24th Throughout history, books have been the target of censorship. At times, these books are even banned from schools and public libraries because the content in them is thought to be too offensive. For this assignment, you will be reading one of these banned books. Which book you read is your decision, however you should keep in mind the appropriateness of your choice- make sure it is a book that your parents would...
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  • Book Fair - 983 Words
    DELHI BOOK FAIR 2012 CONCLUDES SUCCESSFULLY ON sept 9,12 By : Vijeta Verma One of the most eagerly awaited events in the capital, the 18th edition of Delhi book fair and 14th edition of stationary book fair was organized by the India Trade Promotion organisation (ITPO) at Pragati Maidan , New Delhi in hall nos. 18-12A from 1st sept-9th sept,2012.The Delhi...
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  • The Comparison of Paper Book and E-Book
    The Comparison of Paper Book and E-Book Paper book has been playing a key role in our lives for many hundreds of years. However, its challenger comes out in the last decade, which is e-book (electronics book). E-book is so differentiated from paper book to be considered innovative. More and more people like e-book and hardly purchase paper book. Therefore, recently publishers usually supply both types of books to readers. There are a lot of differences between paper book and e-book. I...
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  • Conventional Books vs E-Book
    As past times go, there's little that is more old-fashioned, quiet and basic as reading a book. Or, at least, that used to be the case. But with the competitive flood of electronic readers, or e-readers, hitting the market as well as e-reader applications for smartphones, the reading experience has been getting a progressively modern makeover. The stats are in and the fight is on. Overall book sales have dropped in 2008 and 2009, according to the American Association of Publishers (AAP). While...
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  • BOOK FAIR - 349 Words
     BOOK FAIR A book fair is a fair for selling and displaying books on various subjects. A book fair is usually arranged on the important days of a year. As 21st February is our Mother Language Day, the book fair named “Ekushey Boi Mela” is held in Bangla Academy on February is the most important and popular book fair of our country. The book fair of 21st February takes place in Bangla Academy under open sky. There are many stalls and pavilions in the fair of different publishers. In a book...
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  • E-Book vs Paper Book
    Abdoul Koly 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...
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  • Books obsolete - 983 Words
    Books Obsolete? E-books taking over? From the beginning of time paper books have been the soul means of historical documentation and the recording of stories, as to be passed down through the generations. With the new technology know as kindles, e-books, etc. the needs of paper books has drastically decreased. When it comes to storage, convenience, and quality, e-books will be giving paper books a run for their money. Here are the pros and cons of tablets vs. paper books and what might be...
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  • Books and Ebooks - 292 Words
    Books and e-books In time of technical progress e-books are getting more popular day by day, but still most of the people prefer hard copy of books and do not support new fashion wave. Book has always been the best present for any kind of occasion, it is something that does not have an expiration date and it will always be in fashion. However, you cannot give e-book as present, of course you can send my e-mail, but you cannot put your sign and it sort of loosing meaning as a present,...
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  • Book Design - 695 Words
    BOOK DESIGN Process of Book Making 1. Idea 2. Manuscript 3. Contract/ Agreement 4. Editing 5. Proofreading 6. Typesetting 7. Editing 8. Correction (book layout) 9. Page Layout 10. Editing and correction 11. Film making 12. Plat Making 13. Printing 14. Binding 15. Packaging 16. Distribution THE IMPORTANT OF BOOK DESIGN 1. Poor design can hurt sales: ‘ People Do Judge a book by its cover’ 2. Book design size of books...
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  • Banned Books - 1901 Words
    Mr. Harkins English 111 22June2012 Banned Books Banned books are becoming more current in this day of time. People often do not understand the challenge of books or why a book is being banned. Ken Petrilli, the author of “Banned Books Week: Celebrating You (and Celebrating Your (and Your Teens!) Freedom to Read” in the Young Adult Library Services summer of 2009, talks about how he understand, how the parents feel about some books being banned. He also advised ways to make displays for...
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  • Reading Books - 323 Words
    Reading a book is one of the best forms of entertainment a person can have. Books can take you places to a time and lifestyle that you will never visit or experience. I remember the old show called “Reading Rainbow” and it lyrics were gave a very interesting take on books they went like this: “I can twice as high take a look, it’s in a book A Reading Rainbow, I can go anywhere, Friends to know and ways to grow, Reading Rainbow, I can be anything take a look it’s in a book.” Those lyrics are so...
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  • E-Books vs. Paperback Books
    E-BOOKS VS. PAPERBACK BOOKS Recently, e-book came out and developed rapidly. In 2012, Amazon released news that it sold more e-books than paperback books in the global market in 2011. Interestingly, it was the first time more e-books than paperbacks were sold on Amazon. Some people have predicted that one day e-books will completely replace paperback books. They saw the rapid increase of e-books’ selling and potential. Undeniably, today’s society has a tendency to prefer e-books. But this...
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  • The Future of Books - 482 Words
    The future of books The past decade has seen the unparalleled development of electronic devices. And the subversive popularity of e-books plays a crucial role in this process. Nowadays, it’s quite common to see a portable iPad instead of piles of heavy books in a teenager’s backpack. An increasing number of people prefer to tap on screens rather than turn paper pages. Because of this mounting craze, some people anticipate that with the looming momentum e-books will ultimately take the place...
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  • Books And Reading - 2721 Words
     BOOKS AND READING Topical Vocabulary 1. Categorisation: Children’s and adult’s books; travel books and biography; romantic and historical novels; thrillers; detective stories; science fiction/fantasy; non-fiction; pulp fiction. absorbing; adult; amusing; controversial; dense; depressing; delightful; dirty; disturbing; dull; fascinating; gripping;...
    2,721 Words | 9 Pages
  • Google Books - 1988 Words
    Title: Is Google Books a Good Thing? The Google Books project has been a working progress ever since Google was created. The co-founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page had been working on a research project that was supported by the Stanford digital Library Technologies Project in 1996. Google intends to scan every book ever published and make all of the text searchable so that people can find the relevant information they need about book. They want to make books more accessible...
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  • Internet and Books - 1195 Words
    In today’s modern world, technology has a great influence on our life and time. Back in the early 19th century, when electronic devices had not been invented, the population could only use printed word such as books, posters, newspapers or magazines, to gather information. Later, in the mid 20th century, the use of computers, televisions and radios helped people to know about the incidents happening all around the world, more easily. Now, in the 21st century, the creation of internet and other...
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  • Book Banning - 1850 Words
    Each year, libraries across the United States report hundreds of challenges. The leading causes for contesting a book are sexually explicit content, offensive language and inappropriate subjects for minors [source: American Library Association]. Only a minority of the requests actually make it through to banning the book from its respective library. The Catcher in the Rye. The Scarlet Letter. Huckleberry Finn. Harry Potter. The Diary of Anne Frank. Animal Farm. To Kill a Mockingbird. The Da...
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  • The Future of Books - 5275 Words
    The Future of Books 17 November 2011 The Future of Books 1. Introduction Books have evolved greatly since the first writings in clay tablets a thousand years B.C. to nowadays with the digital versions of most books that were, not long ago, only available in paper. Even though stories have been carried and passed from generation to generation since the emergence of language, only until around the fifth century has it been heard about books and their use. In the antiquity, primitive...
    5,275 Words | 13 Pages
  • E- books - 833 Words
    Case 1: Forecasting the Adoption of E-Books Product p q Market Structure (=0.3) Product Characteristics (=0.7) Weighted Numerical Score CD player 0.055 0.378 5 5 5/20.4=0.245 Cable television service 0.100 0.060 7 3 4.2/20.4=0.206 Home Personal Computer 0.121 0.281 4 6 5.4/20.4=0.265 Cellular telephone 0.008 0.421 3 7 5.8/20.4=0.284 Weighted Average for e-book 0.0684 0.2990 Question 1 The size of the market for e-books in the long-run: 293.7 million...
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  • book Fair - 477 Words
    BOOK FAIR- 2012 WHEN E-BOOKS MEET THE MANGO PEOPLE… It was a fine sunny morning when I with my bunch of my classmates went to the 18th annual Delhi book fair on 6th September 2012 at Pragati Maidan. It was a nine-day affair featuring discussions on proliferation of e-books and interaction with authors, apart from availability of vast number of books on divergent genres. We were supposed to report for a radio show as per our curriculum and were told to reach Pragati Maidan at 10 in morning....
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  • Printed Books vs. E-Books
    We are currently in an environment where more people are reading online newspapers, books and magazines than ever before... No longer do we need to sit on the train or bus getting inky fingers while trying to tentatively turn the page of the paper in the crowded carriage, nor are we lumbered by having to carry around our books or magazines all day long. Instead, with a quick flick of a switch on our e-reader, tablet or mobile device, we are instantly able to access a vast array of literature,...
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  • BOOK BINDING - 796 Words
    BOOK BINDING ACTIVITY:1. NAME OF THE ACTIVITY:- BOOK BINDING OBJECTIVES:2. OBJECTIVES:The term ‘binding’ is sometimes used to describe the cover of a book. For example, you might refer to a book as having a binding of leather, or being bound in linen. But binding also means the act of attaching many pages to one another to produce a book. Bookbinding is a very old craft and the techniques used in hand-binding have hardly changed over the centuries. Mechanization has changed the way...
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  • Book and Popular - 7692 Words
    1. Introduction Popular Holdings is a Singapore-based company that is listed on the Singapore Exchange. Popular is best known for its chain of Popular Bookstores under the Retail and Distribution unit. The Group currently carries out its publishing activities through subsidiaries operating in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Canada. Its bookstore operations have a network of over 90 Popular Bookstores and 360 Popular managed bookstores with its core...
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  • Electronic books verses paper book
    Electronic Book Verse Paper Book Reading is a big part of our lives, whether you are reading for work, school or pleasure, books, newspapers or magazines, it is something that most people do on a daily basis. Today, there are different ways you can read: either electronically or by paper. Electronic devices are starting to run our lives, by getting an e-book or e-reader (kindle, nook, iPad, etc…) reading could change for the average reader. Electronic readers are better than paper books....
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  • Book Review - 418 Words
    CJ Duch 10/30/13 Reading 8 Wolves of the Beyond:Frost Wolf Kathryn Lasky Genre-Fiction | Publication Date-2011 The novel is about a wolf called Faolan that survives with a friend of his, Edme. There is another wolf called the Prophet that tries to send out wolves to kill Faolan and Edme. They try to find a shelter to try to hide but end up getting spotted by a wolf. They run away and escape from the wolf. After getting away they go out and find the Prophet. They...
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  • Traditional Books Vs E Books Two
    Degol Okibagiorgis 3A Writing Traditional books Vs e-books From the time papers were invented and came to public, people have been using papers to make paper books. Reading books gives a pleasure of learning and entertainment. Now it is time of technology were things are accessible through internet. Internet creates the possibility of having books. When we are comparing traditional books and e-books the e-books are better in several ways such as in price, access, and convenience. First of...
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  • Advantages and disadvantages of E-books over books
    Advantages and disadvantages of E-books over books E-books have been around for a few years and even though printed books are still very popular E-books are becoming more popular as well. To be able to read E-books people need to have a special device called the E-reader or a tablet. Printed books do not seem relevant anymore, but there are still a lot of people who hold on to or prefer the traditional books. Some people expected the arrival of the e-book to replace the use of printed books....
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  • E-Books Are Better Than Paper Books
    There are so many smart reasons to buy e-books rather than paperback books. How we read books has been changing over the years since the advent of the computer and other gadgets. People are reading online text at an astonishing rate. One of my websites has over 11 million page views. That’s 11 million pages of text I wrote that nobody would have read without computers because it wouldn’t have been accessible. Here are some… You can password protect your e-books, keeping them private for...
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  • E-Books Should Not Replace Conventional Books
    E-books should replace conventional books Books have been around for centuries. Technology has greatly impacted the society thus leading to inventions such as E-books. E-books should not replace conventional books mainly because, with books, there is never a need for upgrade in software unlike an E-book. Secondly conventional books are more user friendly for kids and older adults, and are cost effective. And finally if E-books were to replace conventional books this would mean the end of...
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  • Reading a Book vs Listening to an Audio Book
    Julia Gibson ENGL1101 A. Bowen 27 February 2013 Reading a Book vs. Listening to an Audio Book Now days, most people simply do not have the time to sit down and read a book. More and more are beginning to use a source of recorded audio books to listen to on the go. It really depends on whom one asks whether or not audio books are considered to be the most efficient way to obtain a books content. Various pros and cons come along with either option. Whether or not taking the time to read a...
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  • Anatomy of a Picture Book: Elements of Book Design
    Anatomy of a Picture Book: Elements of Book Design Format/Size • Rectangular—This is the shape of most books • Horizontal—Often used to in stories about journeys • Vertical—May be used for “larger than life” characters o Cohn, Amy L. Abraham Lincoln. o Isaacs, Anne. Swamp Angel. • Cutout forms—cutout in the form of buildings, animals, etc. Book Jacket/Dust Jacket • Think of a book jacket as a small poster wrapped around the book with flaps on the front and back. o Originally...
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  • The Google Book Settlement - 1139 Words
     Workshop 4 Google Library Program Julia Mines MOL 502A/Leading, Learning and Communicating in a Technical Society Professor Buzan Warner Pacific College June 21, 2012 Google Library Program In this economic slump, the book industry is actually holding up, when compared to other business that have suffered deeply. In the face of adversity there is a business that has emerged and is taking over the digital book market. This company is not Microsoft, or Amazon. In fact the giants...
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  • Ekushey book fair - 928 Words
    Ekushey Book Fair 2012: Celebrating Books Every year when you visit the Bangla Academy area during the first few days of February, the place takes on a festive air with throngs of people making their way to the annual Ekushey Book Fair. The entire place is lined with book stalls displaying books from every major publisher in the country, catering to the tastes of absolutely every reader. As you walk in, you are greeted by street artists offering to paint a little something on your face or...
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  • Indian Book Retail Industry
    Indian book retail Industry: An Overview The Indian book retail industry is estimated to be over Rs 3,000 crore, out of which organised retail accounts for only 7 per cent.The industry is expected to grow by approximately 15 per cent a year.Book retail contributes only about 1 per cent to the overall retail industry. Text and curriculum books account for about 50 per cent of the sales. Second-hand books are also a big chunk of the book retail market. In the past few years, several large format...
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  • Computers Will Soon Replace Books
    Computers will soon replace books There has been a lot of talk lately concerning the possibility of computers replacing the position of books in our life. I believe it is truly possible. Many years ago, people used books for everything related to education. In fact, the human’s best source of knowledge and education was the book. But computers have gained popularity in a very short amount of time and everyone at least has one somewhere around their house. We have the need to use computers...
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  • Written Books and Modern Technology
    Many of people believe that the Internet, ever replace the book or the written word as the main source of information. The main benefit of the e-book reader is the convenience of having hundreds if not thousands of books stored electronically rather than taking up space by the side of your bed or in your loft or garage. People also tend to take lots of books on holiday, well this could soon become a thing of the past as travelers can just take a single, lightweight hand held device...
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  • Google Book Case - 4950 Words
    10/7/2013 Google Book E-Commerce Model, Knowledge Integration & Ethic Discussion Case Study – YMBA 19/1 Group 5 Background Books, Google and Google Books 1 2 Ancient Ages The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. The Library is famous for having been burned, resulting in the loss of many scrolls and books, and has become a symbol of "knowledge and culture...
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  • Books Vs Technology - 431 Words
    Arianna Chester Mrs. Binnicker College Prep English H 11 August 2014 Printed Books vs. Evolving Technology The battle between books and the digital age: will technology diminish the significance of a printed book? Although many books can be found on a Kindle, I-pad, or computer, the printed book is traditional and one simply can’t stray from tradition. It’s easy to get lost in a world where advancements are flourishing everywhere, but a world without books, is a world without knowledge....
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  • Xerox: Book-in-Time - 458 Words
    Break-even AnalysisThe break-even point for a Book-In-Time process cannot be measured in terms of time. Assuming the book can be manufactured to make a certain margin, there would be no need to sell a certain amount of books. The only cost that you could analyze using break-even would be the cost of the equipment needed to print on demand. Assuming that a book company can sell a typical 300 page paperback book for $25, it would take close to one million books to break-even on the cost of all...
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  • Book –My Best Friend
    Book –my best friend Charles W. Eliot said “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Book is the best friend, a human being can have. Book is a friend that is never disloyal. Books are our friends for life as because they never reject, never go or come, never fight and never blame us. Books make our life easy to lead as they inform us about various ways of leading life. Books are...
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  • Reading More Books - 1256 Words
    How to encourage your children to read more books How to encourage your children to read more books Ten great ways to develop your children’s desire to read book By Chris Barnardo Reading is great for both you and your children and is a fantastic form of relaxation and escapism. Reading books helps your children develop their language skill, extend their vocabulary and their understanding of the world. Your children’s spelling and writing skills are also improved by regular...
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  • Banning Books Essay Example
    Teenagers are reading more books than ever now, and some people say that we have Harry Potter to thank. But surrounding teen books is the 'myth' of book banning. Some may think that only old books were banned, and that they are now back on the shelves of schools and libraries around the country. This is not so. Not only have old classics such as The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger been banned, but newer books are being challenged as well. The controversy of book banning stems from the...
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  • Will computers replace books in the future?
    Will computers replace books in the future?Computers have changed the face of the world. Now reading has even become a big deal on the Internet and e-books are now available all over the web. Then here comes the question—will computers replace books in the future? Let’s have a look. It’s green. No trees have to be cut down to print an e-book. It’s all done electronically and through devices that most people own. Saving thousands of trees is a great thing. Possible lower cost. If people...
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  • Modern Technology vs Books
    One of the most important marvels of modern technology is the Internet, which has not just revolutionized the process of information retrieval, but also, dramatically changed the way people seek information. If in the past, people often had to spend so much time and energy going through many pages or sheets of printed media only to seek for specific information, now with the aid of the internet; information retrieval can be much easier and time-saving. The revolutionary way which the...
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  • magazine article on E-books
    What I would change to make life better in the 21st century The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. –Northrop Frye Cassettes-sidelined! DVDs –gathering dust! VHS-retired! Technology mutates and evolves leaving redundant platforms in its place. Much of the time technology is beneficial and change is good, however occasionally change is not so auspicious and we do not realise what we have lost until it’s truly gone. The book. The Bible, The odyssey...
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  • Book Borrowing System - 1177 Words
    [pic] BOOK BORROWING SYSTEM In partial fulfillment of the requirements in SE101 - Software Engineering I MEMBERS: Baldonado Jr., Michael M. ADVISER Dinna Lou J. Piedad S.Y. 2011 - 2012 Introduction Manual systems in libraries were used in the 1970s and early 1980s until computers became more prevalent and less costly. Manual systems tended to operate with a card index to monitor the books that borrowers had out. Libraries also used a manual card catalog system for...
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  • Electronical Devices for Books - 421 Words
    Electronics for Education Imagine if electronic devices replaced books and papers. Imagine being able to have all of your school supplies at the tips of your fingers. Life would be so much easier for students, and even the teachers. Technological devices should replace traditional books and papers because it provides more resources, keeps everything organized, and make the students backpacks lighter. Electrical devices are better because they provide more resources. It gives more resources...
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  • Ebook and real book - 518 Words
    E-book and real book If you compare real book and e-book, most of the people like real book than e-book. Some of them think that reading e-book is harming their eyes or use real book for a decoration to show they are wisdom. Although real book has a certain place in people’s heart, e-book can replace real book in a short time in Hong Kong because e-books have some advantages that real book did not in the convenience aspect, economic aspect and function of the book. First is the convenience...
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  • Books vs Ebooks - 1033 Words
    Now days with the rise of digital technology many physical items such as pen and paper are slowly being replaced by computers and smart phones. But is this really a good thing? I read books and of course so do many other people in this class and around the globe. But since the creation of ‘e-readers’ more and more people have been converting to the technology based side of reading. Although technology is slowly becoming more predominant in this era we should not rely on it to always entertain...
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  • Hard copy books vs
    Hard copy books vs. E-books Introduction This year Riga Business School decided that they would provide students with electronic books instead of hard copy ones. The decision about the books occurred because hard copy books are too expensive. The decision implemented because administration think that this generation students prefer to read everything on the Internet. However, Riga Business school students prefer to read printed books not only because it is easier to remember the text and stay...
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  • Marketing James Patterson Books
    Executive Summary: Over the last decade James Patterson has published an unprecedented number of best-selling books, cemented a powerful brand image amongst a loyal following, and redefined the process by which authors create content to meet reader demand. From November 2000 through June 2003, Patterson had cumulative sales of over six million dollars, trailing only John Grisham during that time frame. He has generated the majority of his sales through a loyal readership that consistently...
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  • The Lonely, Good Company of Books
    As a child, I was always told that reading was going to be in my educational life for as long as I was in school and as I got older it was only going to get more complex. I never quite understood why books like Shakespeare were so important to my education but I was always told it was so I never questioned it. In The Lonely, Good Company of Books, I completely agree with Rodriguez on his claim about the disconnection of young students’ education and reading lists of books. A student’s education...
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  • Madonna's Sex Book - 5843 Words
    According to Giselle Benatar of Entertainment Weekly, there are two versions of how Madonna came up with the idea for the book. One was that she conceived the idea of an erotic photography book during the shooting of the film A League of Their Own in the summer of 1991.[1] The second one is that Judith Regan, vice-president and editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster, flew to Los Angeles in March 1991 to meet with Madonna and her manager Freddy DeMann, armed with a proposal for a similar collection...
    5,843 Words | 15 Pages
  • Teaching Suggestions the Book Thief
    Markus Zusack: The Book Thief Teaching suggestions Pre-Reading: • Book covers Students talk about their expectations by looking at the title and the various book covers. Suggestion: one cover per group, then exchange with other groups. • Prologue activity Hand out prologue without title, read in class (together or silently), students invent their own title, discuss questions: - Who’s telling the story? - What do you expect from a book which has Death as a narrator? -...
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  • Why Online Books? - 996 Words
    WHY ONLINE? For MPH Bookstores Malaysia, the e-commerce unit has been in operation since year 2000. With an extensive collection of book titles across various topics and categories supported with easy-to-search function for online browsing, and bundled with next business day arrival for local delivery as well as international address doorstep delivery service, it has served customers from different parts of the world since then. The emerging trend of online shopping has encouraged many...
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  • Paper and Dumas Book - 473 Words
    HISTORY 2112 Due date: December 4 Paper Length: 4 Pages Write a paper answering the questions below using examples from the Dumas book and the course (but you MUST use the Dumas book as a resource). What does Dumas’ decision to take an American name suggest about her feelings toward her adopted country? How does her dual identity enable her to see how Americans "really" feel about Iran? Dumas’ husband, François, experiences life as an American immigrant much differently than does Dumas....
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  • Books vs Computers - 1281 Words
    Books VS Computers Article 1 by Angletetra (Forum Name) Sep 4, 2007, 10:22am Today,computer is the most important invention since fire was invented. Most people use computer instead of book. According to school research,students choose computer to do their homework. Some people believe that books are more useful than computers. However, this research indicate that children and teenagers benefit from computer more than book. Therefore, schools should purchase computers rather than...
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  • Ways to Create a Smash Book
    How to create a smash book How to create a smash book, not a scrapbook. A smash book is a place where you can place the little things in life’ ticket stubs, magazine clips, recipes, snapshots, love letters, design ideas, pictures, and notes to self. It is faster than scrap booking and is portable too. A smash book can be made from a ringed binder or a note book or you can buy a book from k and company at a craft store or online. They are personal on each page with picture design on each...
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  • Community Book Festival - 2339 Words
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