Includes 80,000+ title from both commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and private sites. Topics from the Ancient Agriculture to Space Flight. Includes 2000+ dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, glossaries, bibliographies, timelines, chronologies, and literary histories.
Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (CA) provides an annotated directory of Free E-book Sites, Free Personal Digital Assistant [PDA] Sites, Commercial Sites, and E-book Reader Software along with technical tips for reading, searching and saving.
The Gutenberg-e books undergone a rigorous academic review process by distinguished historians brought together by the American Historical Association and produced through a close collaboration between the authors and the electronic publishing staff at Columbia University Press. Currently there are thirty-three full text e-books in the collection
Provides 20,000+ free electronic books, mainly "older literary works that are in the public domain in the United States." Books are classified as "light literature" ("Alice in Wonderland," "Peter Pan"), "heavy literature" (the Bible, "Moby Dick," works by Shakespeare), and reference works. Formats include audiobooks, recorded music, moving pictures and digitized sheet music.