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Open access e-books

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts – collection of electronic books

A collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

Bartleby.com – collection of electronic books

Created since 1993, gives access to thousands of open access resources, divided into reference, verse, fiction and notification.

BookBoon.com – collection of electronic books

Free online textbooks, travel guides and business ebooks.

CCOTC textbooks – collection of electronic books

E-Books Directory (Open access textbooks covering a wide variety of topics.)

E-Books Directory is a daily growing list of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet.

Ebooks Online Library – collection of electronic books

These collections were received from Gutenberg Project and prepared with regard to specific eyesight needs therefore recommended to people with sight disabilities. Display of different size of letters and colours (background, text) is possible.

Feedbooks – collection of electronic books

Free e-books in a large number of formats.

Flat World Knowledge – collection of electronic books

Flat World Knowledge is the leading commercial publisher of open textbooks.Free online textbooks on Business, Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Professional and Applied Sciences.

collection of electronic books

FreeComputerBooks.com – collection of electronic books

It is a huge collection of Free online Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technical Books and Tutorials very well categorized by topics, with 12 top level categories, and over 150 sub-categories.

FreeOnlineBookStore.org – collection of electronic books

Collection of over 1000 full text books covering a wide variety of topics.

FreeTechBooks.com – collection of electronic books

Free online computer science, engineering and programming books and textbooks.

getfreeebooks – collection of electronic books

Full text books covering a wide variety of topics.

Google Book Search – collection of electronic books

Full text books covering a wide variety of topics.

ICRISAT – collection of electronic books

Collection of over 300 books in print of ICRISAT that appeared during 1975 – 1998.

National Academy Press – collection of electronic books

It is possible to access over 4000 scientific resources in electronic Adobe PDF format. Hundreds of these books can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.

OER Commons – collection of electronic books

OER Commons is based on alliances with providers of high-quality Open Educational Resources.It was launched in February 2007, as a network for teaching and learning materials. It is not only electronic textbooks, but also full university courses, lecture notes, elementary and high school lesson plans.

Online Books Page – collection of electronic books

This website gives access to over 40,000 electronic books covering a wide variety of topics.

Project Gutenberg –  collection of electronic books

One of the biggest collections of free downloadable ebooks, created since 1971. At the moment it is possible to download over 32,000 free ebooks. No fee or registration is required.

Questia – collection of electronic books

This website gives access to over 5,,000 electronic books covering a wide variety of topics.

The Assayer – collection of electronic books

Free online books mostly about mathematics, science, and computers.

The eBook Directory – collection of electronic books

The biggest directory of free downloadable ebooks online.

The Global Text Project – collection of electronic books

A library of dozens of open access textbooks and out-of-print books with open licenses. Hosted by the University of Georgia’s Terry School of Business.

The Online Books Page – collection of electronic books .

Catalog of more than 40,000 free online books, including textbooks. Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania library.

The Orange Grove – collection of electronic books

A searchable and well organized repository of open textbooks and other digital resources. A project of the State of Florida.

Wikibooks – collection of electronic books – collection of electronic books

Wikibooks is a collection of open-content textbooks that anyone can edit and which can be used in a traditional classroom, an accredited or respected institution, a home-school environment, as part of a Wikiversity course or for self-learning.

WitGuides – collection of electronic books

Full text books covering a wide variety of topics.