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E-Books: E-Books?

A guide to using the library's E-Book collection.

E-Books at Loras College

This guide will help you to search, find, and download electronic books. In addition, it will also direct you to information about e-reader software, audio books, uploading e-books to e-readers, and how to cite e-books.

Most e-books are available to read online, while printing, copying, downloading, and audio features vary.

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Link to EBSCO Ebooks

Wait, what's an ebook?

An e-book, also known as an electronic book or digital book, is defined by The Oxford Dictionary of English as "an electronic version of a printed book." An e-book is also able to exist without any printed equivalent.

Search for eBooks at Loras College Library:

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Paper Books vs. E-books: Take the poll!

With the introduction of the digital book, critics and advocates have been engaged in the ultimate debate about the future of reading.

As technology continues to become a part of our everyday lives, do you think that e-books will eventually replace paper books?

Paper Books vs. E-books: Take the poll!
e-books are our future: 5 votes (21.74%)
the paper book will never go away: 3 votes (13.04%)
can't both media coexist happily?: 13 votes (56.52%)
what's a book? - TV will always win: 2 votes (8.7%)
Total Votes: 23

Subject Guide

Kristen Smith
ARC 220

Libguide based on...

This Research Guide is based on the Ebook guide developed by

Librarian: Kristin Bernet
Institution: Johns Hopkins University