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About Open Access eBooks

There are a number of open access ebook collections available online. Some provide limited views while others offer full text, mainly of those books in the public domain. 

Open Access eBooks

Directory of Open Access eBooks
The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The DOAB allows users to search for open access books on a variety of topics. Subject areas include agriculture and food sciences, business and economics, general works, health sciences, mathematics and statistics, social sciences, and many more.
HathiTrust is a partnership of institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. However not all titles are available in full text due to copyright restrictions.
Internet Archive
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of providing access to free books, movies, music, and more.
Planet eBook
Provides access to free classic literature.
Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free ebooks. Currently Project Gutenberg provides access to over 50,000 books.

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