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Free Ebooks Online
Hathi Trust Digital Library
Many institutions are collaborating to make ebooks available to everyone. St. Andrews University does not have access to the private collections, but you can access the public collections! Once you do something, you'll see LOGIN on the top right (which is free). Logging in will allow you to get more full text.
Below is an alphabetical list of sources for free ebooks.
Over 33,000 free ebooks are available for download at Project Gutenberg. These are ebooks published before the 20th century and are free because their U.S. copyrights have expired.
International Children's Digital Library
More than 4,000 free ebooks for children, in 55 different languages.
An initiative of the Internet Archive, Open Library is a catalog of over 20 million book records, with access to 100,000+ downloadable ebooks, and links to external sources like WorldCat and Amazon. Hint: Limit your search to SHOW ONLY EBOOKS.
This is the ADVANCED search screen for Google Books. See hints in the box on the left.
Barnes & Noble Free Ebooks for Nooks
Barnes and Noble offers free ebooks, including some popular fiction titles, self published ebooks, and classic fiction titles. (Must be read on a NOOK)
Smithsonian Digital Library
Here are online books and a few serials from the Smithsonian. They will work on all ereaders.
For fiction ebooks, from romance to mystery, or non-fiction, from business information to self-improvement.
Free Ebooks.net includes self-published material and non-copyrighted ebooks.
National Academies Press
Hundreds of academic publications free to read online. Create a free account first.
Online Books Page
Access to a million books that are freely accessible via the Internet
Google Books Info
1. Google Books does not know what books DeTamble Library has
2. Google Books offers previews of paid content and access to free ebooks (books that are not under copyright)
3. But often, Google Books will direct you to sites that will ask you to pay for an ebook
4. DON'T PAY - look up your book in the library's catalog FIRST
Free Foreign Language Ebooks