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EBooks at Bowie State

This guide provides instructions and tips on how to find and use e-Books in Bowie's Thurgood Marshall Library collection.

What is an e-book?

Answer: An e-book or electronic book is a digital form of a book that is accessible and can be read using computers or comparable electronic devices, such as an e-book reader, tablet or smart phone.  E-books are published in various formats, such as portable document format (PDF) or EPUB; various publishers and vendors support any of several different formats.  E-books are typically capable of being searched, making them excellent reference sources.  E-books are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Many vendor platforms and e-book reading devices provide amenities such as dictionary and note taking applications.