A collection of public domain documents in English Literature, American Literature, and Western Philosophy.
Great Books Online. Search full text of collection by keyword.
"Thousands of e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays all of which are absolutely free."
Free online access to thousands of books and magazines that cover a variety of topics.
Free access to children's books from around the world.
Hundreds of classic books and documents can be viewed for free from this site. You may browse the contents by author or title. Content is formatted for viewing on your computer and downloads quickly "page by page."
The granddaddy of all eBook pages, Project Gutenberg has volunteers adding pre-1923 books (novels, plays, poetry, works of nonfiction) to its collection continually.
The On-Line Books Page
More than 40,000 listings of books and historic magazines in English and many foreign languages. You may search by author, title, subject, or language or browse periodical titles.
Currently has over 70 books and 600 short stories by famous authors. All works are in the public domain. Search by author or by book.
Public domain classics. Search by author or by title. Has a special Shakespeare section.
Free Computer Books
Topical organization. Some of the links do go to online books, but some go to excerpts, web-based tutorials or other pages based on books, and some links go to marketing sites. This is a large site that's worth exploring if you pay attention to what is freely available and what is not.
Free online computer science books and lecture notes on C and C++, Java, programming, algorithms, and other topics of interest to computer science students