eBook Collection: Search and view the full text of eBooks. This database used to be called NetLibrary. (EBSCO)
PsycBOOKS: Includes over 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books, published by APA and other publishers dating from the 1600s. More than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. (EBSCO)
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Open Access Ebook Sites
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Project Gutenburg Project Gutenburg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books. Invented in 1971, Project Gutenburg offers over 40,000 free ebooks covering a wide range of topics and disciplines.
The Online Books Page This site, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the internet. It includes an index of over 1,000,000 books from various disciplines with detailed information on the edition and content available.
Internet Archive The Internet Archive is a non-profit internet library offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Originally founded in 1996, the archive now contains over 3.5 million texts, 1.5 million audio recordings, 100,000 concert recordings and 1 million videos well as archived web pages.
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