It is the point of this paper to explore about ebooks in order to find out if consumers will actually adapt to them by understanding the status quo and the important trends in the days to come. Thus, it is important to discuss the advantages and the disadvantages of ebooks over printed books. The discussions must include the circumstances and uncertainties surrounding the success of ebooks over printed books.
An ebook is an electronic book which means it is something that one cannot hold unlike the real printed book, because it is an electronic file (Sebastian, 2001). There are many important aspects that one needs to know about it. The most common of course include its degree of usability and its economic consideration just to name a few.
Ebooks are becoming popular in the modern age of technological revolution (Sebastian, 2001). In the advent of advanced information system, internet has become one of the primary sources of relevant information. Along with the internet, comes the convenience of uploading ebooks either for free or for a particular payment prior to access. This convenience has encouraged many people to use ebooks as an easy way to access relevant or important sources of information. In other words, ebooks have become a wide accepted innovation of printed books in the age of information technology.
With ebooks even people from other parts of the world can easily access books that are of great importance for them. Ebook can be a novel with complete pictures or photographs, it can be a training manual, it can be a special report, and it can be a short story and many more. Over the span of time, accessing ebook has been improved a lot and to the extent that there are even devices made just to give a real hip for a great read (Dhir, 2004).
Ebook has become a lifestyle and it is important to consider gathering enough information about it especially if there is a need to study the degree of its acceptability in the market. Ebooks are now