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TOP 10 ebook sites
(updated April 4, 04)
1. FictionWise,
multi formats one stop shopping site, include non fiction and exclusive short fictions.
2. BlackMask, the best free ebook site in several formats.
3. PeanutPress, award winning ebook store for PDA, friendly DRM solutions.
4. Execubook, eSummaries that deliver wisdom. Perfect for PDA users.
5. eBookAd, many indies label are here
6. Univ. of Virginia Library, Free ebooks
7. FreeeLiterature dot com, classics for free
8. Memoware, free documents from volunteers.

9. ESSPC, great place to start your collection (Free)
10.The Online Book Page, from U.Penn.
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5 Recommended eBooks from my ebook shelf
(April 04)
(email me for 10% off coupon)

1. Don't Know Much About History
2. Dirty Little Secrets
3. Killing The Buddha
4. The Get With the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants
5. Flirt Coach
 

Pocket PC eBooks
Bestseller List
(Jan-Mar 04)

1. Star Trek Series
2. Angels and Demons
3. Holly Bible NIV ed.
4. The Da Vinci Code
5. Deception Points
6. Letters to Penthouse XIX
7. Letters to Penthouse XVIII
8. Resolutions
9. 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
10. Against All Enemies

 

 
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  9/21/2004

Illegal filesharing
Textbook File-Sharers causing Grief for Publishers?
MobileRead has a link to an article in canada.com discussing the problems of students downloading textbooks illegally from the Internet.
A growing number of students are skirting the high cost of textbooks by illegally downloading pirated copies from the web, according to publishers who want stiffer copyright laws to curb a practice some say is pilfering revenues.
While the volume of books being swapped in chat rooms and on peer-to-peer networks such as Kazaa doesn't compare with the amount of music and movies being trafficked, it is nonetheless a growing problem, says Colleen O'Neill of the Canadian Publishers Council.
It is difficult to say if the alleged filesharing does much more that lighten the burden a little on the libraries. Most textbooks are very expensive and for that reason alone out of reach of many students (and libraries too).

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