The Library News 

Apr
14
2020

'Where to find free Ebooks'

 

Free E-Books
To successfully download free e-books you will need to go through a multi-step process. Often they can be read directly on a computer but for best results use an e-reader. Probably there are a few different ways of doing this but it is recommended that you get the free e-book management application Calibre
(https://calibre-ebook.com/). Calibre allows you to store, in an organized manner all your e-books. It also
enables you to transform formats such as .txt, .pdf, .epub, .mobi into one another so you can convert a .pdf
into a .epub for an e-reader [including kindle format] or a .mobi for a mobile phone.
The workflow would be as follows -

The workflow would be as follows -
[Find download >>> load to Calibre >>>  (possibly convert to e-readable file) >>> then upload to an e-reader].

Caution: numerous sites offer links to ‘indie’ or self-published books; some will be great, and many are less than good. Do choose your reading material carefully, sometimes there is a very good reason why books do not attract a publisher!

ClassicReader - Search our online library of thousands of free books by authors such as Dickens, Austen, Shakespeare and many others.

FeedBooks.com - It’s a site with many books you pay for but it also has Public Domain books for free. Discover thousands of public domain e-books

Free e-books.net - Free e-books.net Thousands of Free Ebooks To Read Whenever & Wherever You Like! The awesome power of knowledge, right at your fingertips! Discover the rising stars of the writing world and give yourself the gift of some of the best books you can find.

Great Books & Classics - The title pretty much says it all.

ManyBooks - ManyBooks is a site that’s been around for over a decade. Its purpose is to curate and provide a library of free and discounted fiction e-books. Much of its collection was seeded by Project Gutenberg back in the mid-2000s but has since taken on an identity of its own with the addition of thousands of self-published works that have been made available at no charge.
Downloads are available in dozens of formats, including EPUB, MOBI, and PDF, and each story has a Flesch-Kincaid score to show how easy or difficult it is to read.

Open Culture - Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader.
Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including
works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy,
Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce.

pdf book world - It has one of the largest collections of high-quality free PDF eBooks. All eBooks in PDF
Books World are stored in their server itself, which means you are not going to download eBooks from an external website link. To download any eBook from PDF Books World, you should have account and its free. PDF Books World website contents are categories into fictions, novels, academic and juvenile sections.

Planetebook.net - Planet eBook is a website that offers a wide range of classic literature books in different formats like ePub, MOBI, and PDF. All titles are free to download. Classic great reads from great authors.

The Internet Archive - The Internet Archive offers over 15,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts.
There is also a collection of 550,000 modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

The Literature Network - The Literature Network: This site is organized alphabetically by author. Click on any author's name, and you'll see a biography, related links and articles, quizzes, and forums. Most of the books here are free, but there are some downloads that require a small fee.

The Online Books Page - Listing over 3 million free books on the Web

Wikibooks.org - Wikibooks is a wiki-based Wikimedia project hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation for the creation of free content e-book textbooks and annotated texts that anyone can edit.

Other sources are - Art Galleries, Museums and Public Libraries (especially large national institutions). You could try the Library of Congress or the Europeana Collections search under ebooks or your book title.

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EBook file & source guide.pdf

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