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Public domain texts in the areas of American and British Literature, and Western Philosophy. A unique feature of the Catalog is the on-the-fly creation of PDF or ebook (Newton Paperback, Palm Pilot, or Rocket eBook) files.
Volumes of American poetry prior to 1920.
Reproductions of antiquarian books in color.
Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language. The project maintains a database of nearly 2,000 texts,searchable by word, word root, prefix, suffix and inclusive dates. Philologic displays the bibliographic information and page number for each occurrence and can sort the results on screen by date, author name, keywords and other fields.
The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text.
Welcome to this special exhibit of books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts. The books featured here, ranging from Ulysses to Little Red Riding Hood, have been selected from the indexes of The Online Books Page.
Accurate online text of major out of copyright works including the Columbia Encyclopedia, Harvard Classics and poetry collections. The Preeminent Internet Publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.
Free online literature with more than 2000 classics.
Links to 73,000 titles, most are free.
DocuBase is a set of services that allows users to store, organize and maintain network-accessible distributed document resources. Examples of such resources are on-line readers for courses, collections of documents related to some topic, collections of personal documents, technical report series, and collections of documents maintained by a working group.
Including ancient papyri from Herculaneum and Celtic manuscripts.
Extensive links to literary texts in Western European languages other than English. Maintained by the Association of College and Research Libraries, Western European Specialists Section.
Major project with already more than 2,000,000 pages and 10,000 images and sound files online.
Search and browse books in full-text or preview mode online. Use to search for books in your area libraries.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
The first book printed with movable type is one of the greatest treasures in the Ransom Center's collections. It was printed at Johann Gutenberg's shop in Mainz, Germany and completed in 1454 or 1455.
An alphabetical list of humanities resources.
The University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library are pleased to sponsor the Japanese Text Initiative, a collaborative effort to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web.
Focusing on American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, the collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This online collection contains approximately 1,600 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
Web sites that have a variety of stories available: some folktales, some contemporary stories, maybe some poetry and non-fiction as well.
Full text of books on American and European history, economics & law.
One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty but achievable goal.
The Oxford Text Archive Website works closely with members of the Arts and Humanities academic community to collect, catalog, and preserve high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching. The OTA currently distributes more than 2500 resources in over 25 different languages, and is actively working to extend its catalog of holdings.
Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
We (Project Gutenberg) carry high quality ebooks: All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
View all of RAND's online publications grouped by topic. Most titles published in 1998 or later are available online, along with selected earlier publications.
An easy to read full-text interface of mainly public domain literary works.
The first online books and manuscripts from the Smithsonian Institution.
Anarchist and related texts.
Links to technical reports, preprints, reprints, dissertations, theses, and research reports from hundreds of organizations.
Works by Blake: illuminated books, drawings, paintings, engravings, and more. Includes the latest news of work completed, work in progress, recent and forthcoming presentations, etc.