SOURCES OF FREE
Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library
http://www.nclive.org/browse/ebooks "NC LIVE is North Carolina’s
statewide online library service." CPC library card number required. Titles
are not downloadable to all devices; see details at
http://www.gutenberg.org/ “Project Gutenberg is the place where
you can download over 33,000 free e-books to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle,
Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. “
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/Free-e-books/379001668/ Claims to
have thousands of free e-books, but only about 100 or so are listed. Can be
used on iPad, iPhone, Android, NOOK, and PC.
http://manybooks.net/ “There are
more than 29,000 e-books available here and they're all free!”
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/ “Listing over 900,000 free
books on the Web”
Look on the left under Special Features/Free E-Book collections. “Free
classics and out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books, as well as limited-time free
promotional e-books available for Kindle.”
“Discover Great E-books from Indie authors and publishers.”
titles in multiple formats.
http://www.archive.org/details/texts “The Internet Archive Text
Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books,
historical texts and academic books.”
Baen Books, publisher of science fiction and fantasy, offers a number of
their titles as free downloads.
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books The Online Books Page from
the University of Pennsylvania Libraries offers an index of hundreds of
thousands of online books freely available on the Internet.
“Free E-Books for Happy Patrons” by Rebecca Vnuk, Public Libraries, Vol. 50,
“Free Resources for Your E-Reader” by WEBJUNCTION, available at