Why do you still pay a lot of money on your textbooks? Download Unisa ebook textbooks today and save some money. An ebook is an electronic/digital book, which means you can read the book on an e-reader device (Phone, laptop, tablet or an e-reader) or on a reading App. Examples of these apps would be: Google play books, Prestigio book reader, and Universal book reader.
Downloading an eBook can save you a lot of money if it is for free. It can also save you some time finding a printed book. Sometimes you need to look for the cheapest book and then it takes more time to deliver the book, for example, seven working days.
eBooks are also easy to access on your phone, tablet or laptop, any time of the day.
Many websites have their own way of downloading an eBook. Just because you are a Unisa student, they have given you a guide to download your eBook for free.
Follow these 10 easy steps to download your ebook for free and study in no time.
Many people do not know the difference between the three. Let’s introduce you to that. But first, let’s look at what they have in common.
Even though these books are different in nature, they do have a few things in common.
An eBook is an electronic book that one can read from the comfort of your phone. They have the same information as a printed book but looks slightly different. Let’s have a look at the differences.
When you read a book, you can only read the text size as it is in the book. An eBook allows you to change the size of the text. You can change it to the way you want it to be.
The text of an eBook will not be the same as in a printed book. It flows more to make the screen full. When you are reading, it might feel like there is no end to it. Not all eBooks have pages or page numbers.
One fun thing about an eBook is that you can replace words and phrases to better your understanding (It depends on the features of your device). You can also highlight text which is important to you.
Online books are not eBooks. They can be read in a PDF format or Word Document. Most students prefer the PDF format.
A printed book is a physical book with printed texts and images (on paper). You can not change any texts or fonts of the book.
Whatever works for you (your pocket, your comfort) that is the book type you should choose. Some people like having the physical book, while others prefer the eBook.
Let’s dig deeper and look at the good stuff about an eBook and not so good stuff. This will give you an idea if you really want to download the eBook than the printed book.
We listed a few advantages for you. This is not even all of them.
With all of its advantages, eBooks do have downsides. We’ve listed a few disadvantages for you.
For more articles read the following:
News article: CBS News – Books vs. e-books: The science behind the best way to read
If you like the advantages of an eBook more than the disadvantages, let’s go to the next step.
A few things you need to consider before downloading your eBook are:
The type of device you have (Laptop, e-reader, phone and so forth) can have a direct impact when downloading your book.
Make sure your device has the following:
The type of software your device use. Many of us are familiar with Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows 7. EBooks have different formats. Some only work on a certain type of software.
Written by: Olivia Pika
Last updated: 23 April 2018