In the modern age the way that we are doing things has changed and many different industries have taken on new shape. For instance you can look at music as an example of this. Whereas once music was kept on CDs and records, today we largely listen to our music as MP that are downloaded to our computers and other music devices for listening to.First was music, and in many respects film is now going the same way as we watch films on the move by streaming them live. The next industry to transform itself? Well that seems very likely to be books and this is a transformation that is very much well under way. Here we will look at why books are giving way to ebooks and what some of the advantages of ebooks are.Ebooks come in many formats and iterations. It is possible for instance to get ebooks that are simply PDF files. These are portable document files – documents that are compressed in terms of file size and easy to read and that have the formatting and content already set in stone. Then there are the countless new file formats such as ‘epub’ that are popular with the various e-readers available today and other devices such as phones and iPads. Here are some advantages of ebooks.Information on the Go: The first and most obvious advantage of ebooks is that you literally have all of the world’s literature and information at your finger tips. If there is something you want to learn about, then all you need to do is to visit an ebook store, search for the topics you are interested in, and then download the book that looks the best. Of course a library houses just as much information, but you won’t always be able to travel to a library in order to get that information.Reading on the Go: Likewise you can benefit from the fact that ebooks have no physical mass. The great thing about that is that it means you can bring your entire library with you wherever you go. If you go on holiday then, you can read your ebooks on your ebook reader device on your tablet computer or on another device and this will mean that you are able to take just a single device that is in all probability smaller and lighter than a single book.Price: Ebooks have no overheads and this is because there is no paper and no printing involved. That then means that you can buy ebooks from an ebook store much more cheaply than you would buy the very same books in hard copy from a books store.Variation: If you want to read on an obscure subject, the finding a book on that topic might be struggle. However when it comes to ebooks you need to concern yourself. The very fact that ebooks have no overheads and are so easy to publish means that anyone can publish an ebook. That means more variation for you and means that you can read literally anything you find interesting.