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Reference Sources by Subject
dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, statistical sources, data collections, etc. for specific subjects

ebrary 100,000+ e-books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas

EBSCO eBook Collection full text of over 27,000 books (books from university presses, reference and professional books)

Oxford Reference Online 100 dictionaries and reference sources in language, science and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and business

Gale Virtual Reference Library selected online reference books

Knovel Science and Technology Collection over 5000 full-text books in science and technology

Springer eReference Works reference works in chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics, engineering, and geology

Google Books use Google to search for books. Full text available for books that are out of copyright or whose publishers have given permission for availability.

NLM Bookshelf biomedical books made available by the National Library of Medicine

The On-Line Books Page

full text of over 14,000 books available for free on the Internet

Great Books Online

full text fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and reference works


Internet Public Library Online Texts Collection over 17,000 books, stories, essays, poems, articles, dramas, letters and speeches freely available on the Internet.

The National Academies Press reports from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council; many can be read free online

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts  full text of works of English and American literature and western philosophy

University of Virginia Electronic Text Center humanities texts in 12 languages

Making of America primary sources in American social history through Reconstruction

University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative American and Middle English poetry, as well as other humanities texts

Clemson University Digital Press scholarly books, monographs, and proceedings on literature and the arts with a local, Upstate, Southern, cultural, or ethnic flavor.

Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library 20 full text books on allied health, nursing, and related topics

Business Expert Press practical, concise books covering specific areas of business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy



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