Audio and eBook Sources

Audio Book Sources

loudlit.org: Literature for your eyes and ears

LoudLit.org is committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high quality audio performances. We pair together great literature and accompanying audio.  Putting the text and audio together, readers can learn spelling, punctuation and paragraph structure by listening and reading masterpieces of the written word. Read and listen via your web browser or on your mp3 player. Regardless of how you enjoy the audio books, they are free.

Free audiobooks from the public domain.  Most are in mp3 format and could be downloaded ("save link as" or "save target as"), as a .zip file, or listened to on a computer.


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(navigation image)archive.org The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections, and provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities.

ebook Digital Libraries


http://www.bibliomania.com/           

More than 2000 classic texts: Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Short Stories and Contemporary Articles and Interviews.  Some study guides are also available

 

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Download over 33,000 free ebooks across multiple platforms including mobile.  No fee or registration required.

 

http://manybooks.net/

28,000 eBooks available for download in numerous visual formats.  Choose the correct format in the red/orange "Download" box after you choose a title.  Try multiple formats if there is a problem.

 

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/lists.html       

No frills database of over 40,000 ebooks.  Works much like a card catalog, searchable by author and title.

 

http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/             

One can bookmark these ebooks by saving the web address in your bookmarks/favorites folder (each "page" of each book has its own web address.  Best read online.

 

http://www.readprint.com/   

Although some authors are searchable and merely quoted with no full text literature, the site does include 1000’s of full text novels, poems, stories, and even brief author info.  This site is searchable by keyword.

 

http://books.google.com/      

Some more modern items, however, some texts are not complete (have pages omitted) to encourage purchase.