This page is dedicated to just four
organizations that provide a valuable service to the world wide web audience.
They provide free books on-line. These are free and easy to download,
Project Gutenberg contains, perhaps, the most extensive on-line collection
of literature available, ranging from "light" to "heavy" literature as well as
reference works, all in an easy to download ASCII format. This link will take
you to their main page from which you can search for specific titles or
authors. Project Gutenberg gets about three quarters of a million visitors a
The On-Line Books Page, a project from the University of Pennsylvania,
contains another extensive collection of over 11,000 downloadable books. This
link will take you to the main page from which you can search for specific
titles or authors or themes, such as history, religion, sociology, music, and
banned books among many others.
More a complete library than a mere collection of
books, the Internet Public Library (IPL), is an educational
initiative of the University of Michigan, their main page
Explore the Internet Public Library to your favorite area.
The Jack London Collection from the
Sonoma State University, CA,
will appeal to anyone looking for popular well-known titles such as White
Fang, Sea Wolf, and The Call of the Wild along with non-fiction, also
by Jack London. This site also contains information about his life and political
philosophy as well as many photos. Here you can learn more about Jack London
who died too young at the age of forty. These are pages you are sure to enjoy.
Downloading Instructions: To download any of these books to your
computer, right-click the title you would like to download, and then click SAVE
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