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Many eBooks are now freely available on the web. These are usually books that are out of copyright.

Free eBooks available to download

Athena Mainly French and Swiss authors and documents. Nearly 10,000 links to books on philosophy, science, classics, literature, history, economics, etc. Multilingual.
Cornell University Library eBooks Free access to over 70,000 full text electronic books from the holdings of the libraries of Cornell University.
DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books Over 1200 academic peer-reviewed books from 33 publishers
Europeana Out of copyright books from European research libraries.
Google Book Search Search for the full text of books.
Inter-Disciplinary Press eBooks Access to a growing collection of this publisher's free eBooks.
International Deveolpment Research Centre (IDRC) eBooks This site provides information, and in many instances free full text access, to books published by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) which is a Canadian Crown corporation .
Internet Archive eBooks available from international libraries open-access archives.
OAPEN Library Open access academic books in the humanities and social sciences.
Oxford Text Archive Thousands of titles in over 25 different languages.
Project Gutenberg Over 36,000 titles, in several languages and different eBook formats.

Free eBooks that can be read online

Alex Catalogue of Electronic texts A collection of public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.
Bibliomania More than 2000 free texts, study guides and reference resources in novels, poetry and biograhies.
NCBI Bookshelf A growing collection of online biomedical textbooks made available by the (US) National Centre for Biotechnology Information.
Online Literature Library Classic works of literature
Page by Page Books Hundreds of classic books in literature and history.
Project Bartleby Literature, reference and poetry.
Universal Library Titles in all subjects, hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University.

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