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A World of Writing for Readers Worldwide

Alice Roberts – Science Sense & Sensibility
Dr Roberts is a clinical anatomist and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham in England. She writes a regular science column for The Observer, and has authored five popular science books. Visit her home page.

Download sites for public domain bibles

American Standard Version

La Biblia Reina Valera 1909

Catholic Public Domain Version

The King James Version
Technically, the copyright of the KJV is held by the British crown, but it is in the public domain in the United States.

King James Version (1769) including Apocrypha

New Heart English Bible

World English Bible

Bible Hub - Online Bible Study Suite
Multilingual bibles and study tools

Bible links
Comprehensively multilingual bibles and resources

The Classics

Classic Reader by Stephane Theroux
An online library of classic books

Classical Literature by Luke Mastin
A basic level guide to important works from antiquity

Classicly – Public Domain Classics
Books • Thematic Collections • Book Blog

The Internet Classics Archive by Daniel C. Stevenson
Mainly Greco-Roman works, some Chinese and Persian. Searchable.

Internet Sacred Text Archives by John B. Hare
exts about religion, mythology, classics, legends and folklore

The Literature Network – Searchable Online Literature
   The Literature Network en español

Planet eBook  – Classic Literature
A small selection of high-quality eBooks

Ria Press – Classic Books
Narratives • Fiction • Empire • Other Great Books

High quality ebooks that are attractive and enjoyable to read

eBook Repositories & Libraries – Free eBooks Library
About 20,000 books on site

eBooks@Adelaide – The University of Adelaide
Free books online from Down Under

Feedbooks  – Public Domain eBooks
Designed with mobile reading in mind

Forgotten Books – "The world's largest online library"
Features 484,473 books available on demand

HathiTrust Digital Library – Preserving the Cultural Record
Collections of partner institutions provided in digital form

Internet Archive – Universal Digital Library
The Internet Archive and Open Library offer over 8,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks.

The Online Books Page – University of Pennsylvania
Listing over 2 million free books on the Web

Open Library – A project of the Internet Archive
A free, digital lending library with over 1,000,000 titles available

Project Gutenberg – Free eBooks
The first provider of free electronic books

Open Textbooks

College Open Textbooks – The College Open Textbooks Collaborative
Peer-reviewed digital textbooks for community college courses

MIT OpenCourseware – Online Textbooks
Open books and instructors' course notes

OpenStax CNX – Open Educational Resources
A global repository of educational materials at all levels

Open Textbook Library – Center for Open Education
Peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks

Open SUNY Textbooks – State University of New York
Small but growing collection of peer-reviewed texts by SUNY faculty

Wikibooks – Open Books
A Wikimedia project for collaboratively writing open-content textbooks

A discipline much too important to be left to philosophers

Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind

History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
Podcasts on thinkers and ideas by Peter Adamson

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Open Textbooks on Philosophy
A list of philosophy textbooks freely available on the Web

Philosophy (Bookshelf) @ Project Gutenberg
Philosophical works in Project Gutenberg's catalog listed by subject

PhilPapers – Philosophical Research Online
Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy journals, books, archives, and personal webpages of researchers

Plato - The Dialogues – Benjamin Jowett translation
Click for PDF download (8.13 MB) from Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Principia Cybernetica Electronic Library
Basic books on cybernetics and systems science

The Socratic Method Research Portal
 by Kenneth J. Maxwell Jr.
Advancing the use of the Socratic Method for critical thinking.
(includes the Dialogues of Plato online and for download)
You may also wish to read the Socratic Method article at Wikipedia.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Technical Books

E-Books Directory – Engineering
Links to free downloadable e-books, technical papers, articles, documents
Links to thousands of free online technical, science, medical books

Links to free online computer, programming, mathematics, engineering, technical books, lecture notes and tutorials

– Engineering Books on the Web
Textbooks, lecture notes, reference materials

Free online computer science and programming books, textbooks, lecture notes

InTech – Open Science, Open Minds
Science, technology and medicine open-access books and peer-reviewed journals

Computer science & technology books provided by publishers and authors

Tech Books for Free Download
Free books on technology, computers, science

General Interest – eBooks for Any Taste
Eclectic collection of free ebooks

E-Books Directory – e-Books, Papers, Articles
Over 9000 e-books in 666 categories on arts, science, medicine, technology – Read Anywhere Anytime
Books by rising authors & independent writers
   English   Español   Português

Over 2000 free contemporary ebooks (author authorized)

Mathematics for everyone

Science Blog Collectives

     The Guardian Science Blog Network

     PLOS Blogs


     ScienceNews Blogs


     Scientific American Blogs


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