This site provides users access to downloadable eBooks, magazines, journals and newspapers. Visitors can browse for eBooks by subject, or by best seller and top 20 downloads lists, or they can submit a demand if they cannot find their desired book. Magazines are searchable by subject or continent, and newspapers are also searchable by continent. Journals may be found according to subject or title. In addition, authors may submit information and books on the site. The site also offers reviews, a reference section and additional links.
Books-On-Line provides an electronic online card catalog of all know books available on the Internet. Several thousands of titles are available, from the classics to some of the latest fiction and nonfiction titles. Users may search for books by subject, author/title, keyword, title, most popular books, or books the creators of the site recommend. The site also provides an opportunity for authors to publish new books quickly and efficiently. Books-On-Line publishes a newsletter that announces a combination of new online and offline books as they become available.
Online Originals is a publishing company that operates exclusively on the Internet, publishing and selling books in an electronic format. Readers can find descriptions and sample chapters of all published titles for free, and they have the option of purchasing them in either PDF format, Palm, Rocket eBook, and soon MS Reader for viewing on a Pocket PC. A writing community is offered for authors where writers’ services and submission guidelines are listed.
This article originally appeared in the 06/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.