20/09/20

Print books Vs Digital eBooks

 Why Malayalam eBooks are better than print books?

1. Fast reading and availability where there is an internet connection. You can start reading within minutes. Usually purchasing a print book is a difficult task. What will be the travel expense? This is a time consuming process too. Some book-shop having huge shelves and searching for book needs more time. During such trips, another interest thing is your refreshment with snacks, juice or with a heavy hotel food! As a whole, your book price may be double than it’s original price! So that, Malayalam digital reading is more economical.

2. My malayalamplus.com digital books are available with no boundaries and waiting time. When you think of print one, majority of publishers may have limited circulation within Kerala state. If any delay in getting a book, people may cancel that purchase.

3. Digital books are money saving with low price when compared to print titles. Print publishers have to meet the cost of production, salary of staff, running of company, marketing and commission to selling. All such steps are not in digitally made things. In a city, book storing space needs huge investment. Competition for quality and high speed printing also demands huge finance. Labour/trade union problems are other head ache in Kerala.

4. Digital books are eco-friendly and no tree fall for making paper hence, no pollution as in paper/book production. The Earth is under threat due to air, water pollution that is why a nature lover should have some affection to digital books. At the time of production, 1 ebook device causes some carbon emission equal to about 15 print books. When downloading thousands of digitals, it saves our nature by avoiding thousands of print books. Nowadays, Canada decreased pulp and paper production to world market.

5. You can store thousands of digibooks in devices like smart phone, laptop, desktop, tablet and eReader. Painting of your room or house shifting with heavy book shelves are tough job. At the time of travelling in a bus or train, your bag may be full of other materials so that, you never carry a book but your smartphone will be always with you! Then, you can start reading within seconds.

6. Space and cost of bookshelf is not applicable to digital library. You know that handling of book shelf is not an easy thing due to weight. Steel as well as wooden furniture is expensive. Sometimes, shape and structure of book shelf will not be suitable one.

7. Old print books can cause allergy diseases due to fungus, bacteria, virus, worms etc. Here also, screen reading services are great. Normally more than ten year old book are a good source of allergens. Frequent reading of same book reduces such risk due to air circulation through pages but with a number of books, no save at all. If any family members having lung disease like asthma, don’t open your bookshelves!

8. A person having eye vision problems, digital one can zoom or brighten as a support to easy reading. Even in a dark room, normal reading is possible. Some people have their likes and dislikes when reading. In order to make a fine digital reading experience, it can offer selection of font type, size, book mark, search inside for a specific word and more.

9. Writer gets more royalty from digital titles than print books due to low production cost. Normal print publisher brings about seven to ten percent of royalty to print books. Sometimes, book printing is delayed due to more submission of manuscript from different authors, resulting in a long waiting. Usually VIP authors or people having any type of influence can overtake other authors. A few publishers in India are just like cunning fox- increased edition and number of copies without informing the author to save royalty payment. Moreover, fake sales report can be expected there. We can reduce such things with this electronic method.

10. Have you ever noticed the errors in concept, idea, meaning and spelling of print books? It is not possible to correct after its sale. Writer can edit or cancel, even after publishing the digital books for the same. One month ago, I purchased a famous Malayalam print book with a correction paper piece sticker on back cover.

11. Paperless way of reading can contribute much more to reading hobby/habit than physical books because a smart phone will be ready at 24 x 7 basis. When people get free time, it’s a trend that social media or games are on mode and it can have a power to reduce the quality of life. Reading of good book has an add-on feature to your culture and character.

12. This Malayalam digital books are real time helpers for reference or any doubt clearing sessions. When you have an urgent need, practically physical books inside the bookshelf remains as a locked knowledge. For example, a teacher can clear doubt of any kind, with a reference ebook of amazing speed. Yes, quick reference is an important feature among digital books.

13. Fast sharing, comments, suggestions, reviews, feedback etc. are some plus points of Malayalam digital book world. By this way an author can improve his future articles.

14. People of all ages are wasting more time with some bad habits and they neglects moral values and life quality. This new method can remove such chances and situations of evil thoughts. Remember, a good book is equal to hundred teachers.

15. Reading and studying of text books, reference books, academic books, all these are real backbone of today’s world growth. Isn’t it? No doubt, book reading is an excellent hobby and one can enjoy life with wisdom. In the evening of life, easy handling of one light weight eBook reader/tablet/phablet can display thousands of books without any infection of print books.

16. All, we know that best investment of parents are education of their children. Being a follower of reading academic as well as other books, each and every child can offer better world of tomorrow.

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