Ebook Collections Available from the MSJ Library
Ebooks from the Web
- Internet Archive's Text Archive
Thousands of open-access/public domain titles in digital format. Search text by keywords or browse sub-collections.
Free audio ebooks from the public domain.
- 19th Century Textbooks
Offers "digital editions of 140 schoolbooks and two surveys of historic schoolbooks by John Nietz, the founder of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection. The online collection contains page images as well as searchable text."
- The Online Books Page
A regularly updated listing of over 25,000 free ebooks on the Web. The collection is edited by John Mark Ockerbloom, a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.
Free cultural & educational media including ebooks, film, textbooks, and more.
- Open Library
A growing web site of free electronic versions of many classic texts.
- Project Bartleby
Features poetry, the Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States, Barlett's Familiar Quotations, and other reference works.
- Project Gutenberg
Offers a large collection of freely available, "older literary works that are in the public domain."
- Google Book Search
Full text of public domain works and excerpts from copyrighted books from major library collections worldwide.
Online Text Databases
American and English Literature Collection (OhioLINK)
Subcollections in this database include African-American Poetry 1700-1900; 20th Cent. African-American Poetry; American Poetry 1600-1900; 20th Cent. American Poetry; English Poetry; 20th Cent. English Poetry; American Drama; English Prose Drama 1280-1915; English Verse Dramas 13th-19th Centuries; Early American Fiction 1774-1850; 18th Cent. Fiction 1700-1800; Bibliography of American Literature; Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare; and William Butler Yeats Collection.
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