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Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts a collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

Amazon Kindle Free eBook Collections offers free classics and out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books and limited-time free promotional ebooks available for Kindle.

Barnes & Noble Free eBooks offers free ebooks for the Nook. offers free eBook downloads and eBook resources in different areas including fiction, non-fiction, academic journal articles,  textbooks, and free magazines. You can also submit your own ebook.

FreeTechBooks offers free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes.

GetFreeEBooks offfers free, legal, downloadable eBooks.

HathiTrust Digital Library offers materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes. It provides access to over 10 million volumes, including over 5 million books and over 270,000 serial publications.

Internet Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.

Kobo (formerly Sony Reader Store) offers hundreds of thousands of bestsellers, literary classics, newspapers, and magazines.

LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. provides more than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders in various fiction and non-fiction genres in multiple languages.

The National Academies Press offers more than 4,000 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book

Open Library offers 20 million records from a variety of large catalogs as well as single contributions.

Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books. Download them or read them online.

Scribd: an online document sharing site containing millions of documents free for reading, printing or downloading to mobile devices.