Free ebooks on the web
Read free ebooks on your computer by going to these websites.
Google Book Search
Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them.
The Online Books Page
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet by providing a searchable directory to them. It is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library and maintained by John Mark Ockerbloom.
Universal Digital Library
An initiative headed by Carnegie Mellon University to digitize the significant literary, artistic, and scientific works of mankind.
Bartleby Library: Great Books Online
The classics of literature (poetry & prose), nonfiction, and referenceQuestions that you ask of library staff that require knowledge of the content of the collection or other resources such as those on the web. Sometimes you are referred to the answer, hence Reference. Reference can also refer to our reference materials that are often encyclopedic books that have many volumes and a concentrated number of facts and/or statistics. These materials usually have an overnight loan period so they are available in the library most of the time. free online.
Hundreds of searchable full text works of classic fiction, popular fiction, short stories, drama, poetry, dictionaries, research and religious texts, including Brewer's Phrase and Fable, and Reader's Handbook, Webster's Dictionary, The Koran, The Hobson Jobson Dictionary of Anglo-India Terms, Simonds History of American Literature, Dictionary of Synonymes, Dictionary of Quotations, Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, Roget's Thesaurus, A Dictionary of Quotations, more...
Children's Books Online: the Rosetta Project
Probably the largest collection of childrens's illustrated literature on the world wide web. 1,700 plus pages of classic children's books published in the 19th and early 20th century. Produced by Editec Communications.
International Children's Digital Library
The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create a digital library of international children's books. It is being conducted by the University of Maryland/College Park (UMCP) and the Internet Archive. One of their goals is to create a collection of more than 10,000 books in at least 100 languages that is freely available to children, teachers, librarians, parents, and scholars throughout the world via the Internet.
The Granddaddy of all electronic text sites! Mainly plain text files of classics.