Book Publication File Formats [Read on Journal’s Website]

Abstract – Consuming books on electronic devices is the new way of book reading. Digital books, or e-books, have various functional and financial benefits compared to their paper counterpart. Hence, due to high demand and consumption, there has been a sudden rise in e-book publication. To complement this, various developers from around the world came up with their own digital file format for e-book publications. This paper is a survey on the popular file formats available for publishing e-books with their advantages.

Keywords – Electronic Document Management, Book Publication File Format, E-book File Format, E-Publishing Format

 

PDF and EPUB File Formats [Read on Journal’s Website]

Abstract – Various digital file formats have been developed to complement e-book publication which has been supported by book authors and readers alike. Some files formats have been chosen as industry standards, considering their functions and advantages over others. This paper is a survey on two most popular file formats, PDF and EPUB, in context of e-book publication.

Keywords – Electronic Document Management, PDF, Portable Document Format, EPUB, Electronic Publication, Book Publication File Format, E-book File Format, E-Publishing Format