PaulthePhoenix 4 / 16 Aug 1, 2018 #1Some people think that printed books are no longer necessary in this digital era as all writing can be stored electronically. Discuss both views and give your opinion.conventional books being replaced by digital publications?The novelty development of technology in this century has made people believe that conventional books are being replaced by digitalised publish. In this essay, I shall put forth my argument to analyze both standpoints and give my own impartial view on the topic.It is, first of all, without a doubt that books have and are still playing an essential roles in the spreading of knowledge for thousands of year. It is a reliable and available source of wisdom that is suitable for everyone, even for those who are computer-illiterate with limitted access to the Internet. Besides, some people gain such a distinctive joice fllipping through the pages that they can't never obtain by scrolling through the line in the computer screen.Digitalised book, on the other hand, is believed to be the future of publishing. The first advantage of storing written materials online is that it can preserve the content inside perpetually. The book can now shun damages from natural disaster, fires and immenurable causes. Not only does this benefit us but the future generation will be gratified to inherit the intact valuable knowledge from the past. The cloud computing, furthermore, facilitates the establishment of online library. Such development will save spaces and energy, which could have been consumed in a physical library.As a conclusion, in my opinion, digitalise book is an inevitable development trend. I also believe, however, in the lasting existence of printed book as it provides a fair chance to acquire knowledge for all people.