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e-Books are relatively new in circulation. At the moment, the only books you can actually get are fiction and selected non-fiction. Within a few years, academic texts for courses such as IB will be available.

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what bran of IB text book that you recommend for me

it depends on what subject. I don't think there is a publisher that publishes the best textbooks for EVERY subject.

advice: check every forum of the subject you want to know and read the textbook thread (search for it if you can't find it) there are discussions on it as it is.

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Muhammad Fiqri, I'm confused as to whether you're looking for e-textbooks which are accessed online, or e-textbooks as in physical textbooks in .PDF format.

If you're talking about the former: our school's Economics department and Business department uses the textbooks by Triple A Learning. If your school doesn't subscribe to their textbooks and you're desperate for extra resources you could try to contact them.

I study Economics, and for the subject I have Triple A's e-textbook and also Oxford's course companion. But I almost never use the e-textbook. Why? My problem with e-textbooks is that they lack quality control. Though this just might be my own prejudice...

Authors of e-textbooks don't have to chase after deadlines set by their editors, and they just don't get the same amount of pressure from their publishers than authors writing physical textbooks. Also, since any mistake can be changed instantly in an e-textbook, their authors tend to proofread less. I've seen many typos and other errors in the e-textbook, but almost none in Oxford's textbook. Also, as a result of less proofreading, the explanations in the e-textbook tend to be wordier and less concise. The Oxford textbook on the other hand is so much easier to understand. It also explains the same economic theories in clearer language. But having said that, I guess the advantage of e-textbooks is that they can embed videos, interactive activities and other resources which might be helpful for your learning.

If you're talking about the latter: Haese & Harris' Mathematics textbooks come with CDs that contain the .PDF version of the actual textbook so that you can view it on your own computer. Same with IBID Press' Chemistry textbook (not sure about their books for other subjects). If you're internet savvy you could snoop around on Google and obtain the .PDFs for free. I'm not trying to urge you to break the law, it's just a suggestion ;)

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IB Chemistry is supported by www.ibchemistryonline.com

As the name suggests, it's an online textbook available on subscription for not so much.

Maybe even better is that it's now avaiable as an iOS app, which works out cheaper 'cos you can choose how many/which topics/options you want, or bundles of all the SLor HL topics. Check it out online at https://itunes.apple.com/hu/app/go-ib-chemistry/id625375085?mt=8

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