Erma Bombeck

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The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.~ Erma Bombeck

Books

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A book is a written document forming a unit and designated as such, containing pages of paper or cardboard connected to each other. The book is defined by Littre as “a meeting of several sheets for supporting a manuscript or … Read More

EPUB

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Filename extension: .epub Internet media type: application/epub+zip (unofficial) Developed by: International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) Initial release: September 2007 Type of format: e-book file format Contained by: OEBPS Container Format (OCF) (ZIP) Extended from: Open eBook, XHTML, CSS, DTBook Open format: Yes EPUB (short for … Read More

e-Books or paper books?

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The digital format provides some features including the ability to carry an entire library with you, enlarge the font size, search for words throughout the text, using hypertext navigation features, highlight passages, add personal notes and bookmarks and seek internal … Read More

Short e-book history

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(Ángela Ruiz Robles with la Enciclopedia Mecánica, or the Mechanical Encyclopedia.) Even before the creation of the Internet, Michael Hart created, in 1971, Project Gutenberg, which aims to digitize books. The first book digitized by Project Gutenberg is the Declaration … Read More

e-Book advantages and disadvantages

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An e-book is a book published and distributed in digital format, available as a file that can be downloaded and stored to be read either on the screen of a personal computer, an e-reader, a touch pad, mobile phone or … Read More

Universities and higher education colleges in London

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(Imperial College London) London is a global leader in the domain of the education, with one of the largest concentrations of universities and higher education institutions in the world. It has 40 higher education institutions, exceptting the foreign Universities with … Read More

Education in London

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London is a major global educational centre, with one of the largest populations of overseas students of any city in the world. The federal University of London hase over 120,000 students, and it is the largest contact teaching university in … Read More

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Digital libraries and Project Gutenberg

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Computerization in “text” format is born in the United States in 1971 at the initiative of Michael Hart, a student at the University of Illinois. On July 4, 1971, National Day, he seized the Declaration of Independence of the U.S. … Read More

Universities in London

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University College London London is often a significant centre of larger education teaching and analysis and its 43 universities kind the biggest concentration of greater education in Europe. In 2008/09 it had a greater education student population of around 412,000 … Read More

e-Readers or tablet computers, for e-books?

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An e-book reader is a mobile device designed primarily for reading digital books. The device is equipped with a screen for reading and should allow the storage of digital publications in order to make personal digital library. The digital format … Read More

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