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General eBook Collections & Online Books Freely Available
"This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter." Subjects covered include business, education, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, religion, engineering, and others. New titles are added monthly.
Books can be read online or downloaded onto another device. Portions of books can be printed.
Consists of the online equivalent of the printed Encyclopedia Britannica plus numerous supplementary resources, including the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, select magazine and journal articles, thousands of photographs and illustrations, and links to additional websites reviewed by the Britannica editors.
Online version of many Oxford University Press reference works, ranging from specialized dictionaries and companions to major reference works such as the Encyclopedia of Human Rights, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States, and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, among many others.
Access "...encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides" from a variety of subject areas, including crime & punishment, geography, religion, world history, military history, health & medicine, popular culture, sociology, and more.
"Search our online library of thousands of free books by authors such as Dickens, Austen, Shakespeare and many others."
Titles are available for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories, Shakespeare, drama, young readers, and classic works. Each of the titles available through this site no longer has copyright restrictions on its use.
"Digital Book Index provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free."
Users can search by keyword, author/title, subject, etc. The subjects covered include African American history, business, cooking, world history, literature, political science, religion, and more. Kindle versions are available when listed.
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
Access a collection of quality ebooks from the University of Adelaide. Books are searchable by author, title, subject, and keyword searching. Topics covered include literature, travel, philosophy, religion, science, history, and cooking. Some works are available as Kindle versions.
More than 2,500 Open Access ebooks are now available at no cost to libraries or users. These titles reflect JSTOR’s high standards for quality content and are freely available for anyone in the world to use.
Incredible collection of "light" literature (e.g. Alice in Wonderland), "heavy" literature (e.g. Red Badge of Courage), and reference works (e.g. Roget's Thesaurus). The collection includes over 12,000 texts.
Provides access to "significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world." It is browsable by time, topic, place, type and institution. Site includes a wealth of manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, sound recordings, as well as prints and photographs.