Readium is a free Chrome extension that enables you to view ePub files in your browser. To read an ePub in Readium you can import the file from your computer or insert the web address of an ePub file that is hosted online. You can store the files in Readium to build a library. To make reading online as easy as possible Readium provides options for changing font size, altering font and background colors, and changing the page format.
Applications for Education
Readium could be a good good tool to have installed on your school's library computers or computer lab computers. When students are conducting research and encounter an ePub document, they will be able to access it without the need to send it to an ereader device.