Other Electronic Book Collections where you can find classic literature online
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2011
There are growing sources for electronic versions of books online. You can browse these sources below.
- Project Gutenberg
- Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
classics and general reference works
- Classics in the History of Psychology
- Cornell University Library Digital Collections
dozens of scanned primary source texts
The EServer is a digital humanities venture, based at Iowa State U, where hundreds of writers, editors and scholars gather to publish over 35,000 works free of charge.
- Google Book Search
Search the latest index of the world's books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.
- Humanities Text Initiative
The Humanities Text Initiative, a unit of the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service, has provided online access to full text resources since 1994.
- Historical Monographs Collection at Cornell University
Cornell University Library Historical Monographs is a collection of selected monographs with expired copyrights chosen from a variety of disciplines.
- Internet Archive Texts
400,000+ open-access texts
800+ public-domain audio books
- National Academies Press
3,000+ scholarly tomes
- Ohio State University Press Open Access Collection
60 scholarly titles in history and literature
- Online Books UPenn
Listing over 1 million free books on the Web
- Perseus Digital Library
texts from the classical and renaissance eras
77,000 books, but registration and subscription fee required for unlimited access
- Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI)
rare books & manuscripts from U. Penn
- UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.
- U.N. Full-Text Collection
100s of books on agriculture, development, environment, food, etc.
- Wright American Fiction 1851-1875
2,800+ 19th century works of American fiction.
- Yahoo! Directory of Electronic Literature
Directory of electronic literature and literature sites available online