Monday, August 10, 2009

E Books --Free and Chained


Online Books

Bartleby: Geart Books Online
http://www.bartleby.com/

Digital Book Index
http://www.digitalbookindex.org/search001a.htm

Free Tech Books
http://www.freetechbooks.com/

Google Book Search
http://books.google.com/

Medical Books
http://www.freebooks4doctors.com/

Free PDF eBooks Archive
http://www.planetpdf.com/free_pdf_ebooks.asp?CurrentPage=1

Project Gutenberg
http://promo.net/pg/

Read Print
http://www.readprint.com/

WikiBooks
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page

DLIST
[http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/]

Ebook4free.net
[http://www.ebooks4free.net]

Free-Books.org
[http://www.free-books.org]

Free-ebooks.net
[http://www.free-ebooks.net/]

Project Gutenberg
[http://www.gutenberg.org/]

1. E-Books in Public Domain

Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or etexts) on the Internet. The collection of more than 15000 eBooks
http://www.gutenberg.org/

Authorama Public Domain Books (Fiction)
http://www.authorama.com/

Bartleby.com provides the best works of fiction from a wide range of classic authors; general reference works like encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, verses etc
http://www.bartleby.com

Online Book Page by University of Pennsylvania Library has about 20000 e-books on different subjects
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/


The eScholarship Editions collection of University of California includes more than 1,400 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction
http://texts.cdlib.org/ucpress/

1,800 publicly-available ebooks from the University of Virginia Library's Etext Center, including classic fiction, major authors
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/

MIT OpenCourseWare a site fr 500 course materials available on the Internet, for free download
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html


2,500 National Academy science, engineering, and health of USA texts free online
http://www.nap.edu

Internet Public Library of University of Michigan has about 20000 e-books on variety of subjects
http://ww.ipl.org/div/books/

Read Print site is very useful for historians and lovers of literature, as this site contains mainly the classics
http://www.readprint.com/

Oxford Text Archive from OU 2,500 resources in over 25 different languages
http://ota.ahds.ac.uk

Million Book Project [The Universal Library, China site]
http://www.ulib.org.cn

Million Book Project [Digital Library of India
http://www.dli.ernet.in/aui

Million Book Project [The Universal Library, U.S. site
http://www.ulib.org

Project Madurai Tamil Digital Library under preparation by voluntary effort 160 works in Tamil script
http://www.tamil.net/projectmadurai/

World eBook Library comprehensive collection of public domain texts & references. 60,000 PDF e-books and e-documents, plus 7,000 mp3 audio books. From the World Electronic Text Library Foundation, based in Honolulu, Hawaii
http://netlibrary.net/WorldHome.html


A site which provides comprehensive web links on Best free Digital Libraries – Australia; Best free Digital Libraries – World; Other Free Australian Books; Other Free Book Sites/Pages in English; World - Other Languages, Regional and National; Individual Topics/Miscellaneous; Sacred Texts & Religion
http://www.e-book.com.au/freebooks.htm

http://goidirectory.nic.in/
http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/meta/titles.html
http://www.digitalbookindex.org/search001a.htm

3 comments:

vyasa said...

Good and useful collection of links in one place. What is a chained e-book? Do you mean those that are not in public domain and / or available free of cost? Nice to see a school librarian taking so much interest in educating herself and others in the process.

viswanadham said...

good mrg madam iamviswanadh librarian . ur blog super madam

sunita said...

Amazing information, thanks a lot

sunita