How eBooks Have Changed The World

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Digital books or eBooks have been around for quite some time now.   Most of the books and textbooks that come out today are released in both formats.  Some users prefer feel and overall experience of a paper book.  And some prefer the convenience of a digital edition.  But in some instances, the choice is about more than just preference.  In some cases, the digital option is the only option—and that is where eBooks have changed the world of reading and information for the better.  eBooks have made reading more comfortable and more accessible to people all over the world.  Let’s look at how: 

Always In Stock.  Instant Delivery Anywhere. 

Supply shortages are something everyone is becoming all too familiar with moving into 2021.   From cars to computers to bikes to washers and dryers—it’s becoming hard to get your hands on just about anything.  That’s one important thing eBooks protect us from.  Imagine not being able to enroll in a class because the required textbook is sold out everywhere. 

The impact of this feature is even bigger than that, though.   With the internet—and eBooks—textbooks can travel around the world in seconds.  The implications of this for researchers and students is massive.  Thanks to eBooks, everyone can get access to an exponentially larger wealth of information. 


Inclusive Designs for Larger Audiences

Textbooks are a great resource but they aren’t always the most comfortable way to get information. Often times textbooks are heavy and have very small print. And those things aren’t just annoying—for some people, they are prohibitive.  Low vision readers may not be able to read small text.  And readers with motor disabilities may not be able to turn the pages.  

Fortunately, eBooks are dynamic.  They are able to present information in a variety of ways.  And as such, they can provide all kinds of readers with different solutions to make reading comfortable and accessible.  

Smarter Books for Smarter Classrooms 

The dynamic nature of eBooks allows teachers to provide students with interactive materials that improve comprehension.  These digital editions can provide students with interactive learning assessments and even present information differently to students with different learning styles.  This creates more efficient classrooms and lets teachers focus more on teaching—and less on grading homework assignments. 

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