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arXiv e-Prints
Includes e-Print "preprints" in Physics, Mathematics, Nonlinear Sciences, and Computer sciences, quantitative biology and statistics.

Australian Institute of Marine Science Reference library
This collection may be read in either HTML and/or PDF.

Baen Free Library
Commercial bookstore offers free e-books in HTML Ms Reader, Palm, Rocket & RTF formats. Registration requested.

The Encyclopedia of World History and The Harvard Classics are among many free texts offered at this award-winning site.

Bibliomania Offers more than 2,000 free classic texts, plus research works. In HTML format, readable by your web browser.

Black Mask
With a goodly range of free e-books, this site also endears by offering six e-book formats and a special Australian section.

1,500 classic titles available, for Palm or other handheld devices.

Digital Library of Information Science and Technology (dLIST)
A repository of e-resources in Library and Information Science (LIS) and Information Technology (IT). It contains published and unpublished papers, data sets, reports & bibliographies.

Electronic Texts On The Internet
A useful links page with over eighty entries.

ePrints Queensland University of Technology
An institutional archive of research papers produced at Queensland University of Technology by QUT staff and postgraduate students. Items now deposited span from 1984 to date, and this fast-growing new collection already offers no less than 967 of them (in May 2005).

Primary historical documents from Western Europe. Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations.

Free Online Novels and​ Cyberbooks
Nearly fifty new novels ranging over many genres, including SF/Fantasy, mystery, romance, humour and lots more. A gift from new authors seeking your attention. Either as HTML or as downloadable files.

Internet Public Library
Over 20,000 free books available online.

Litrix Reading Room
Features works of literature in English, including classics, mystery, horror, sci-fi, westerns, Sherlock Holmes, Americana. For reading online, or save each chapter to read offline in your web browser.

Lysator Free e-books
Lysator is a lively academic computer society & major e-publishing stalwart located at Linköping University in Sweden. They also offer few miscellaneous e-texts.


Free PDA e-books. Many thousands of public domain e-books from Project Gutenberg and elsewhere. They're available here either to read online in plain text or formatted to download for the Adobe Reader, Palm eReader, Palm Doc, iSilo, Rocketbook and other r-reader softwares.

Memoware has lots of free documents in a multiplicity of categories and a variety of formats for Palms & other PDAs. Award-winning site.

MIT OpenCourseWare   
This free downloadable material for 500 courses has been accessible since the end of September 2003. Presented in HTML, however courses may include other readers. (software for all of these may be downloaded from the site's Technical Requirements page).

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
Links to digital theses/dissertations available in Australia, Canada, many European nations, Hong Kong, Taiwan & the USA.

Online Books Page
This University of Pennsylvania site offers access to more than 35,000 books online.

Pennsylvania State University Electronic Classics Site
"The Labyrinth" PSU's e-books are presented as pdf files. Established in 1997, the site offers many classical works of literature in English, plus original works published by Penn. State Uni.

Perseus Project
A great classical digital library site, with Greek & Latin texts, commentaries, an atlas, coin images, art, archaeology and more.

Planet PDF Free eBooks area
Recent asset for popular classic novels in the PDF format.

Project Gutenberg
It is the original free digital library of books no longer in copyright. The full Gutenberg collection now exceeds 5,000 books. The whole collection represents a monumental effort in unpaid, unselfish, labour since 1971.

Pro​ject Runeberg
Project Runeberg publishes free electronic editions of old Nordic literature on the Internet. Since 1992. More than 900 titles, mostly in Swedish.​

The Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service at the University of Sydney Library. Currently around two hundred theses are available. NB: While you may access many texts from the Web, a large number are commercially licensed and available only to users at the University

Soil And Health Library
Free public library offering books on holistic agriculture, holistic health, self-sufficient living, and personal development.

The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC)
An archive of international literature on "the commons". A full-text Digital Library, a Working Paper Archive of author-submitted papers, and links to relevant references are included and can be access via PDF.

Virtual Library
It is the oldest catalog of the web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html and the Web itself. Unlike commercial catalogs, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers.