eBooks and eBook Collections at McKendree


EBSCOhost eBooks Collection

Historical Statistics of the U.S.

MyiLibrary by Ingram

*Currently only one holding in this collection.

Free eBook Sites


Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts   

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.


Accurate online text of major out of copyright works including the Columbia Encyclopedia, Harvard Classics and poetry collections.

Google Books

Search and browse books in full-text or preview mode online.  Use to search for books in your area libraries.

Online Library of Liberty

Full text of books on American and European history, economics & law.

Open Library

One web page for every book ever published.  Ongoing additions with some links to fulltext.

Project Gutenberg

Offers over 40,000 free ebooks:  choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

RAND Online Publications

View their online publications grouped by topic. Most titles published in 2000 or later are available online, along with selected earlier publications.


An easy to read full-text interface of mainly public domain literary works.