An alphabetical list of websites where free ebooks can be downloaded, read online, or searched for via directories or web portals.
|AddAll||Meta-search 30+ ebook sites.|
|This is a collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy. Its purpose is to help facilitate a person’s liberal arts education.|
|Baen Free Library||a selection of free fiction and as well as non-fiction.|
|bibliomania||free registration; 2000 classic texts, literature book notes, author biographies, book summaries, reference books, study guides and religious texts.|
|bookboon||Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science. Business and travel guides available as well.|
|Bookyards||Bookyard's goal is to be "The Library To The World", a web portal in which books, education materials, information, and content will be free to anyone who has an internet connection.
Bookyards has a total of 17,109 books.
|eBooks||Free eBooks online.|
|E-Books Directory||E-Books Directory is a daily growing list of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet. You can submit and promote your own ebooks, add comments on already posted books or just browse through the directory below and download anything you need.|
|Europeana||Europeana enables people to explore the digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. It promotes discovery and networking opportunities in a multilingual space where users can engage, share in and be inspired by the rich diversity of Europe's cultural and scientific heritage.|
Freebookcentre.net contains thousands of free online technical books, which includes the following subjects: core computer science, networking, programming languages, systems programming, Linux, Unix, databases, medical, electronics, mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Law. All of these books are legal and freely available.
|Free Books||A directory that helps you locate free books.|
|Finding E-books||Library of Congress web guide on how to find free ebooks.|
|Free-eBooks.net||Includes fiction and non-fiction. Free version includes reading online in web format, and five downloads per month in PDF or text, as well as five downloads per month to a smart phone.|
|Free Kindle Books||Thousands of free, classic eBooks compatible with Kindle.|
|The Free Library||free full-text classic literary works|
|Free Tech Books||This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.|
|Get Free Books||Hundreds of free ebooks from dozens of categories with many free computer programming books.|
|InkMesh||eBook search engine of 34 websites offering free and pay eBooks. Browse by eReader or subject. Search by author, title, topic. Narrow searched listings by price, type of content, e.g., ebook, etextbook, newspaper, etc., Amazon rating, type of eReader, language, and exclude public domain. Title listings gives title, author, subjects, devices, e.g., Kindle, Nook, iPhone, Android, iPad, etc.; short description (if available), and Amazon rating (if available). Click a title to view the sites offering it; free sites will be at the top of the list, followed by pay sites from least to most expensive. Click a website to navigate to download link.|
|Jungle Search||Offers an advanced Kindle search engine for free eBooks, updated twice daily.|
|Just Free Books||a free book search engine.|
|Kindle - Free eBooks||Amazon's selection of free Kindle eBooks|
|Lendle||Lend and borrow Kindle books.|
|Library & Archival Exhibitions on the Web||features links to online exhibitions created by libraries, archives, and historical societies ... with a significant focus on library and archival materials. Scope is international and multi-lingual. Exhibitions included in this guide draw their inspiration and content primarily from library and archival materials, including ... printed books, book illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, printed ephemera, posters, archival sound and video recordings, artist's books, and the book arts ... Smithsonian Institution Libraries.|
|The Literature Network||Many literary classics, including 1,900 full books, over 3,000 short stories and poems by over 250 authors are presented here.|
|Many Books||Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from site visitors. Try special collections. There are more than 29,000 eBooks available here and they're all free! Also browse through some covers to see what strikes your fancy.|
|National Library of Medicine||The Bookshelf of the NCBI offer free access to over 700 texts in life science and healthcare.|
|The Online Books Page||Over 40,000 free for personal, non-commercial use eBooks.|
|Open Content Alliance||The Open Content Alliance (OCA) represents the collaborative efforts of a group of cultural, technology, nonprofit, and governmental organizations from around the world that will help build a permanent archive of multilingual digitized text and multimedia content.|
|Open Library||Over one million free ebook titles in the world's classic literature.|
|Project Gutenberg||Perhaps one of the most well known of the free ebook websites, Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your pc or portable device. Tutorial|
|Public Domain Books||Thousands of public domain books; free registration.|