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Other Sources for Reading Material

Online Texts

Following are links to texts that are available free online.  Most online books are those in the public domain and have no copyright restrictions.

  • Google Book Search
    Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them.
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
  • Internet Public Library Online Newspapers
    Extensive listing of newspapers from around the world that can be searched or browsed by subject or by title.
  • Internet Public Library Online Serials
    Over 3000 magazine titles that can be searched or browsed by subject or by title.
  • Internet Public Library Online Texts
    Subject collections of online texts.
  • On-line Books Page
    Links to over 1 million books available for free online. Searchable. Part of the University of Pennsylvania Digital Library.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Over 38,000 ebooks to download to your PC, tablet or other portable device. Available in plain text format. Includes light literature, classics, and reference materials available in the public domain.
  • Yahoo Electronic Literature Collections
    Collection of links to literature online