Audio books, online & certificate courses, movies, languages, K-12 resources, eBooks
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Open Yale Courses
provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.
Harvard Open Courses: Open Learning Initiative
edX courses (Harvard–MIT initiative). The noncredit courses are open to the public. You do not need to register to view the lecture videos.
OpenUW (University of Washington)
Explore a variety of learning opportunities with our free online courses
Coursera (Stanford University)
Great Literature Online
Ex-Classics Web Site, The
Books which used to be classics but no longer read much, or at all
University of Adelaide Library’s collection of Web books. The collection includes classic works of Literature, Philosophy, Science, and History
Great Books Index
Index to Online Great Books in English Translation
Internet Classics Archive
Works of classical literature
Online Literature Library
Classic works of English literature
Works printed in English between the years 1477 and 1799
19th Century Schoolbooks
digital editions of 140 schoolbooks and two surveys of historic schoolbooks by John Nietz, the founder of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection
Sections for reference, verse, fiction, nonfiction
Bibliomania -- The
e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays, with sections "read" "study" "research"
books and sources linked through the web archive
Virtual collection of monographs and periodicals.
English: Library and Archives Canada
Francais: Biblioteque et Archives Canada
e-publishing co-op based at Iowa State University
Etext Archives, The
electronic texts of all kinds, from the sacred to the profane, from the political to the personal
Internet Public Library
public service organization and a learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.
Digital Library SunSITE collection of authors for download, read, printed. Includes Jane Austin, Mary Austin, AMbrose Bierce, Joseph Conrad, Stephen Crene, Frederick Douglass, Emma Goldman, Upton Sinclsir, Rober Louis Stevenson, Henry David Thoreau.
Internet Library of Early Journals:
A digital library of 18th and 19th Century journals Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford
Oxford Text Archive
Literature, Languages and Linguistics. Collects, catalogues, and preserves high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching.
Page by Page Books
By author and title
Perseus Digital Library, The
evolving digital library for the study of the humanities. Sponsored by Tufts University.
Volunteers bring authors like Shakespeare, Poe, Dante, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Lewis Carroll, and thousands of others.
Secular Web Library
Texts relating to a naturalistic worldview by Internet Infidels, Inc.
Library Program Indiana University
Includes a digital collection, or virtual archive, of Victorian poet Algernon Charles Swinburne
Poetry Out Loud: American National Recitation
Program for high school studens of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation
plus de 6000 poèmes de langue française, du Moyen Âge au début du XXème siècle.
African American Women Writers of the 19thCentury
Howard Dodson, Chief Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts on the
a collection of public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.
American Studies/University of Virginia
Avalon Project (Yale Law School)
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Center for Electronic Projects in American
Culture Studies (CEPACS) (Georgetown University)
founded in 1994 to coordinate and develop a range of electronic projects related to interdisciplinary studies in the culture and history of the United States
Early American Fiction, 1789-1875,
University of Virginia
Notre mémoire en ligne (francais)
Early Church Fathers
Christian Classics Etherial Library
Hockliffe Project, The
Hockliffe Collection of early British children's books held by De Montfort University
Shows how people around the world and through time gradually develop an understanding of what it is to be human. Multicultural extracts portray the wit, wisdom, and poetry of individuals as they reflect on ethics, philosophy, knowledge, and human relationships
University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service, has provided online access to full text resources since 1994
Juggling Information Service
American memory collections
Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive
Texts by or to Thomas Jefferson. University od Virginia
(grade 3-8) in reading and math. brainchild.com