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E-Book Databases Provided by the Library
Search simultaneously across selected Columbia College provided e-book databases:
Columbia College Provided E-Book Databases:
Free E-Books Online
20 best websites to download free E-books
An e-book reference list created by the blog Hongkiat. Hongkiat is a design weblog dedicated to designers and bloggers, which often features articles about e-resources, including e-readers and e-books.
Barnes & Noble Free E-books
Barnes and Noble offers free e-books, including some popular fiction titles, self published e-books, and classic fiction titles.
The eBook Directory
The E-book Directory is an aggregator for links to different online sites which offer free e-books.
For fiction e-books, from romance to mystery, or non-fiction, from business information to self-improvement. Free E-books.net includes self-published material and non-copyrighted e-books.
Searches the full-text of millions of books.
Hathi Trust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
The International Children's Digital Library
This is the preeminent online library for free children's e-books. With over 4,461 books in 55 different languages, the ICDL is a great resource for educators and counselors.
Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, is the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled integrated resources to Congress and the American people.
National Academies Press
Over 700 free texts available to read online. Create a free account first.
This is an initiative of the Internet Archive.
Over 33,000 free e-books are available for download at Project Gutenberg. These are e-books published before the 20th century and are free because their U.S. copyrights have expired.
Smithsonian Digital Library
Here are online books and a few serials from the Smithsonian. They will work on all e-readers.