Online Access and E-Resources Center

E-Book Collections

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National Emergency Library (Internet Archive)
This library brings together all of the digital books from Phillips Academy Andover and Marygrove College, and much of Trent University’s collections, along with over a million other books donated from other libraries to readers worldwide that are locked out of their libraries.

HathiTrust Emergency Access
Purdue faculty, staff, and students have electronic reading access to 49.53%  of the Libraries' print collection through HathiTrust Emergency Access, an increase of 17%. Users from Purdue can access the entire electronic public domain corpus plus many in-copyright volumes held by Purdue Libraries. This emergency access will remain in place as long as the Libraries’ print collections remain inaccessible.

Directory of Open Access Books
Openly available scholarly books from academic publishers.

Epub Books
Free public domain eBooks that you can download in the EPUB format.

A massive collection of digital books. Many are available to view fully online; others are only available to preview.

A digital repository providing long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.

Internet Archive: Text archive
Full-text of books and other tests available, mostly published before 1923 and in the public domain, from a variety of Libraries.

OApen Library
Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks.

Purdue ePubs
Open access journals and ebooks from Purdue University Libraries, including books from Purdue Univ Press.