TAG: Online books

Switching To E-Books

ebook reader from Amazon

Millions of books end up as fodder in landfills each year, ranging from torn-up classics, to collegiate textbooks.And while the number of discarded books continues to increase, a solution is available in the form of ebooks. All it takes is a Kindle, Nook, tablet, or smartphone with a reading app to get started. You can download entire libraries of books, usually at a fraction of the cost of a paperback or hardcover version. These ebooks can be read on multiple device platforms, and can even be shared with friends for a two-week period on Amazon, much like a library system…. read more

Easy Ways to Conserve

Conserving energy in daily life

Being energy conservative doesn’t have to be hard. The following are a few simple and practical ways to save throughout the week. Did you know that many email accounts can be accessed even when not online?  You can set yours up to allow message checking without the internet. To see if your email can work while your connection isn’t, open your account and then click on the “Settings” tab. Look for an “Offline” selection. Click on this and follow prompts to begin an install to add a work offline option. This feature is best on your own personal computer and… read more