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Brill Books and Journals Online For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

Brill is an academic publisher with specialties in humanities and social sciences. A green icon next to a title will indicate full text access.

National Academy Press Mixed abstract and full-text. Individual registration required.

Publications from the National Academy of Sciences.

O'Reilly Free Business & Leadership Ebooks Individual registration required.

Dive deep into business insights with these special ebooks by O’Reilly editors, authors, and thought leaders.

O'Reilly Open Books

Software, computing, and technology books, free to read.

PubMed Books

Search books from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

The Online Books Page

A listing of full text books online produced by a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.

eScholarship Editions Mixed abstract and full-text.

Books published by University of California Press.


BuddhaNet's Ebook Library

Ebooks on Buddhism.

European Library Mixed abstract and full-text.

Catalog for 43 national libraries of Europe, contains some digital collections of books that are out of copyright.

Google Books Mixed abstract and full-text.

Search for books in the public domain or snippets of copyrighted books.

Hathi Trust Digital Library Mixed abstract and full-text.

An online book resource with some full text books (out of copyright) and searchable books (with snippets and page numbers).

Internet Archive Texts

Free archive of ebooks that are out of copyright.

National Central Library (NCL) E-Publication Platform System 國家圖書館電子書刊送存閱覽服務系統 Mixed abstract and full-text. Individual registration required.

Borrow Chinese ebooks from Taiwan's National Central Library. Not all ebooks are available for reading outside of the NCL, choose 館外可借閱 as a search option for items that can be borrowed and read for 10 days.