Catalog of Electronic Texts -
http://infomotions.com/alex/ - This is a collection of public domain and
open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as
well as Western philosophy. Its purpose is to help facilitate a person’s
liberal arts education.
http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx - By Sylvan Learning; a fun, free
way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can find a book, take
quizzes on what they've read, and earn prizes for their reading success.
Book of Days: A Miscellany
of Popular Antiquities in connection with the Calendar -
http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/BookofDays/ - An electronic reprint of the original: Chambers's
Book of Days, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1879.
Books (Non Fiction) -
http://chestofbooks.com - Presents free online books on various topics;
art, animals, business, computers, crafts, etc.
DOAB - Directory of Open
Access Books - These are textbooks, not all in English (some French, German,
etc). Publishers submit current academic, peer
reviewed textbooks in Open Access. Downloadable and free.
https://www.ebookpie.com/bargains/free-ebooks Free ebook list by
category, from an ebook store with both fiction and nonfiction titles free,
bargain, and over 400,000 downloadable best sellers, award winners and
hidden gems for the iPad, Sony, Nook and other eReaders.
http://www.fiction.us - Best selling novels of early 20th century; with
links to short stories, children's picture books, plays, books on writing,
poetry, philosophy, sociology, and education.
Revolution to Reconstruction -
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/index.htm - Documents from before 1400
(Magna Charta) to Presidential Inaugural Addresses and State of the Union
Addresses (Pres. Barak Obama, 2009).
http://books.google.com/bkshp – Fiction, non fiction, magazines,
etc. When using SEARCH, choose “Full View Only” for full text books. Google
eBookstore has thousands of FREE eBooks for multiple readers.
International Children's Digital Library -
http://en.childrenslibrary.org - The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build
a collection of children's books that represents outstanding historical and
contemporary books from throughout the world. Free registration is
Sacred Text Archive -
http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu - This site is a freely available
archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore,
and occult and esoteric topics.
http://www.learnoutloud.com/Free-Audio-Video - over 5000 free audio and
video titles. This directory features free audio books, lectures, speeches,
sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources.
Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most
video titles are available to stream online.
Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics
http://www.constitution.org/liberlib.htm- A full-text
collection of classic books and other works on constitutional government.
Beginning with the Code of Hammurabi , the works include those of ancient
Greek authors, among them Plato, Aristotle, and Plutarch; Machiavelli's The
Prince ; The Mayflower Compact ; and selected works by Thomas Hobbes, John
Locke, Benjamin Franklin, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Paine, and others.
Also available are the debates during the Constitutional Conventions, a
documentary history of the development of the United States, and more.
Documents are available in various formats, including HTML, text, and image
files. Found on Librarians’ Internet Index.
http://librivox.org - LibriVox provides free audio books from the public
domain, recorded by volunteers. Volunteer information on this site.
http://www.literature.org - A collection of literary classics in full
text, including the works of L. Frank Baum, Honore de Balzac, the Bronte
sisters, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Lewis Carroll, Charles Darwin, Rene
Descartes, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Milton, Jack London,
and others. Works are added regularly. "This site is maintained by
enthusiasts." Found on Librarians’ Internet Index.
Online Books Page -
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/ - Listing over 1 million free
books on the Web; including a collection of banned books! Search by title,
author, subject, and Library of Congress categories.
http://www.podiobooks.com - Free registration; offers complete books in
episodic form so you can get just a chapter at a time via
or by iTunes. In addition, you can simply click and listen to a story online
http://poetry.org - A resource site for poetry and poets; includes full
text poems, biographies of poets, terminology, etc.