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Choosing PDF or ePUB

You and your students may be seasoned ebook users, or entirely new to digital reading. If ebooks are a whole new world for you, here are some crib notes about different types of digital content.

Both PDF and ePUB are unique and have their pros and cons. The section below gives you a simplified explanation of both content types:

PDF
  • In a nutshell, a PDF is a direct copy of the hard copy version of a book.
ePUB
  • ePUB is an interactive type of content and may contain video and audio. It does not contain page numbers as the design on some ePUBs is reflowable.