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Authorama
All the classic literature featured on this site, as well as illustrations within the book pages, are in the public domain.

Bartelby
Internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse.

Digital Book Index
Find links to more than 145,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 100,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free.

Digital Library Projects

A Wikipedia entry with links to general and subject specific digital library collections.

EServer.org
An arts and humanities e-publishing co-op based at Iowa State University where hundreds of writers, editors and scholars gather to publish over 35,000 works free of charge.

Google Books

Google’s book search engine.

HathiTrust Digital Library

Digital repository for the nation’s great research libraries.

Internet Archive

One of the largest collections of public domain ebooks.

Making of America

MOA is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection comprises the digitized pages of books and journals and is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.

The Modern English Collection

This collection contains fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, letters, newspapers, manuscripts and illustrations from 1500 to the present, arranged for browsing by author's last name or by category of interest.

The Online Books Page

Offers over 35,000 free ebooks.

The Online Literature Library 
Provides unabridged classic works of English literature.

The Online Medieval and Classical Library
Collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.

Open Library
Building one webpage for every book ever published.

Posner Memorial Collection
The Posner Memorial Collection of six hundred twenty-two titles includes landmark titles of the history of western science.

Project Gutenberg

Thousands of free, public domain ebooks available.

Questia
More than 5,000 free ebooks.

Scribd
Thousands of books and documents uploaded daily (some full-text, others have previews only).

The Universal Digital Library
Creating a Universal Library which will foster creativity and free access to all human knowledge.