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Open Access e-Books
The BookServer is a growing open architecture for vending and lending digital books over the Internet. provides access to full text of books. Includes both free and priced books in its collection. The books are available on all the subject areas classified by Dewey Class numbers.

Computer Books is a free collection of computers from all over the world.

Its a collection of freely available academic ebooks in a wide range of subjects, provided by OAPEN Foundation in cooperation with SemperTool

Ebrary holds collection of e-books on various subjects. Only viewing is free. To browse one has to download the plugin.

Free online Books provides links to online full text of educational and technical books. Also provides links to online course, workshops, etc.

Here you may download programming and computer science books for FREE!.

Free Tech Books lists free online computer science and engineering books and lecture notes.

InTech is a pioneer and world's largest multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with more than 85357 authors and published 2307 books and 7 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world.

National Academies Press e-books provides FREE online access to its e-books collection. Right now it holds around 1500 titles. Free PDF versions are available to readers from developing countries.

O'Reilly has published a number of Open Books with various forms of "open" copyright over the years.

Online Books Page facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all. Books are available in all subject areas.

The Open Book Project is aimed at the educational community and seeks to encourage and coordinate collaboration among students and teachers for the development of high quality, freely distributable textbooks and educational materials on a wide range of topics.

The Internet's oldest -- and one of the largest -- provider of free electronic books," where you can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone or other device." (Usable on Macintosh computers too.) Find classic works or relatively unknown texts in many, many different languages.

SpringerOpen books are published under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC) license, so they can be reused and redistributed for non-commercial purposes as long as the original author is attributed.

The Million Book Project (or the Universal Library), was a book digitization project, led by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and University Libraries.Working with government and research partners in India (Digital Library of India) and China, the project scanned books in many languages, using OCR to enable full text searching, and providing free-to-read access to the books on the web.

World e-book Library is a global coordinated effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Provides free access to collection listed under 'Public'.

World Wide School is "dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of educational material." The site has two parts. The first part, the library contains over 2,000 online texts organized by subject, author, and title. The second part is all different cooking recipes. is the internet's #1 source for free eBook downloads, eBook resources & eBook authors. Read & download eBooks for Free: anytime!