Electronic Books

Here are links to the full text of books online.

Chaminade Library Books and Ebooks

Full-text of library subscription ebooks, plus book reviews, dictionaries, encyclopedias and more. Most of these are licensed for Chaminade University only and require authentication.

Go to Databases by Title and search the table under Books and Ebooks.

Online Books

Many of the following free full-text ebooks are classics in the public domain. They were written before the early part of the last century (from before the early 1900's) so you will probably not find the latest bestsellers in these free resources.

Note: also check Hawaii resources and other libraries.

Bibliomania
http://www.bibliomania.com/
More than 2000 classic texts

byGosh.com
http://www.bygosh.com/index.html
Classic literature, including literature for children, novels and poetry

Carrie - An Electronic Library
http://www.ku.edu/carrie/index.html
Classics plus foreign language texts, reference and a banned books page

Classic Reader
http://www.classicreader.com/
More classic literature

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
http://www.pitt.edu/%7Edash/folktexts.html
Extensive folklore collection by title and type. Includes more links

Free Tech Books
http://www.freetechbooks.com/
"Free online computer science and programming books, textbooks, and lecture notes"

Internet History Sourcebooks Project
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/
Guide to ancient, medieval and modern history sourcebooks

The Internet Classics Archive
http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/index.html
Classics, mostly Greek, some Chinese and Persian

Litrix Reading Room
http://www.litrix.com/titles.htm
Classics, includes weekly top ten books

The Online Books Page
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/
An index of online texts available
including foreign language texts
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/archives.html#foreign

The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)
http://omacl.org/
Medieval works

Oxford Book of English Verse
http://www.bartleby.com/101/index.html
Indexed by chronology, author, title and first lines

Project Gutenburg
http://www.gutenberg.org
Project Gutenberg reports over 33,000 ebooks

Shakespeare - Complete Works
http://www.ipl.org/div/shakespeare/
Comedies, histories, poetry, tragedies

UVA Electronic Text Center
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/eng-on.html
English resources, some publicly available

Virtual Exhibitions from the Bibliotheque Nationale de France
http://expositions.bnf.fr/usindex.htm