Open access e-books

Resources Name Description
Directory of open access books The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB
JSTOR open access books More than 5,000 Open Access ebooks from 75+ publishers are now available at no cost to libraries or users
SpringerOpen open access books Provides open access books
Intechopen Open Access books Built by scientists, for scientists
Charles Sturt University open access books CSU Library provides an international scheme making scholarly books freely available online
The Open Access Directory (OAD) This is a list of publishers of OA books.
Authorama Completely provides free books from a variety of different authors, collected here for you to read online or offline
Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks
Internet Archive The Internet Archive offers over 20,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 1 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.
MIT OpenCourseWare OCW makes the materials used in the teaching of MIT subjects available on the Web.
The National Academies Press It offers more than 8,500 titles in PDF format. Almost all of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book
The Online Books Page Listing over 3 million free books on the Web
The Universal Digital Library Provides free e-books
World Public Library Provides free e-books