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Scholarly Ebook Websites
Digital Book Index
Provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1,800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available in multiple formats for free.
Search or browse Google's index of online books, most scanned by Google. Read excerpts or full text when available. Vist their bookstore.
The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form, preserving them securely to be accessed and used today, and in future generations.
JSTOR Open Access E-books
Open and free content on JSTOR and Artstor.
National Academies Press
The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy.
One web page for every book ever published. Contains over 20 million records from a variety of catalogs. Open Library is an open project, accepting contributions from all.
Perseus Digital Library
A comprehensive, open source ebook database covering a wide variety of disciplines.
Offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, and download them or read them online.
Project MUSE Open Access E-books
Offers open access ebooks and journals from several distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.
EBooks on the Internet
Baen provides DRM (digital rights management) free eBooks. This means you can enjoy your ebooks on as many eReaders as you choose for no additional cost.
Thousands of public domain eBooks in a downloadable epub file.
"Read nearly 3 million free ebooks and hundreds of thousands of titles that are ready for purchase."
Titles can be viewed on the web or via apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, kindle, Android devices, the Nook and Sony eReader.
Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-sellers that are free on Amazon. You can also download and read Kindle ebooks on your computer, mobile phone, tablet, or the browser.
Kobo is one of the world's fastest-growing eReading services. Kobo's belief is that consumers should have the freedom to read any book, anytime, anyplace – and on any device.
FREE audio books from the public domain.
More than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders, and they're all free!
Downloadable audio- and e-books in all formats from New Hampshire public libraries.