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Library - Online Books Guide: Free eBooks

This guide will help you find e-books and use them on a device of your choice.

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Free eBooks links

There are also many options for free e-books on the Internet. Here are some of the most popular and well known sites:

  • Google Books  - Titles in the public domain or not copyrighted are freely available. Google Books makes only selected pages of some e-books available to you to read on a page-by-page basis (previews). Google Books offers the following text-viewing options: Full View, Limited Preview, Snippet View, or No Preview Available.
  • HaithiTrust Digital Library -  A partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future (HaithiTrust titles are available in Quick Search)
  • Project Gutenberg  - over 40,000 free e-books from the first e-book website. This collection contains e-books where the copyright in the US has expired.
  • Library of Congress free e-books - Not all the titles in this very large collection can be downloaded.
  • Internet Archive: e-books and Texts Archive - The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
  • Open Library - Primarily a large book catalogue, it is a project of the Internet Archive. The interface connects you to scanned versions of books from the Internet Archive and connects you to other places to find the books in print.