Monday, August 10, 2009

E Books --Free and Chained

Online Books

Bartleby: Geart Books Online

Digital Book Index

Free Tech Books

Google Book Search

Medical Books

Free PDF eBooks Archive

Project Gutenberg

Read Print



Project Gutenberg

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

Authorama Public Domain Books (Fiction) provides the best works of fiction from a wide range of classic authors; general reference works like encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, verses etc

Online Book Page by University of Pennsylvania Library has about 20000 e-books on different subjects

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

1,800 publicly-available ebooks from the University of Virginia Library's Etext Center, including classic fiction, major authors

MIT OpenCourseWare a site fr 500 course materials available on the Internet, for free download

2,500 National Academy science, engineering, and health of USA texts free online

Internet Public Library of University of Michigan has about 20000 e-books on variety of subjects

Read Print site is very useful for historians and lovers of literature, as this site contains mainly the classics

Oxford Text Archive from OU 2,500 resources in over 25 different languages

Million Book Project [The Universal Library, China site]

Million Book Project [Digital Library of India

Million Book Project [The Universal Library, U.S. site

Project Madurai Tamil Digital Library under preparation by voluntary effort 160 works in Tamil script

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

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


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