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An eBook is a published book that has been transcribed into digital form. Digital books can be purchased and downloaded immediately from anywhere in the world, at prices that are below hardcopy prices.

Compared to paper books eBooks are

  • Faster
  • Cheaper
  • Searchable

Some ebooks enable you to

  • Print
  • Copy-and-paste
  • Make annotations
  • Highlight
  • Link to other books and destinations outside the book you're reading.

Digital books are primarily for people who want immediate, up-to-date information that is reliable, has been properly edited and carries with it the authority of being published by a reputable publishing house.