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Ebooks@MAU: Open Access

Open Access e-books

Open Access e-books

  • DOAB - Directory of Open Access Books
    DOAB is a discovery services that points to OA books that can be found elsewhere. All books listed in DOAB have a full OA licence, making them 'free to share'.
    The DOAB books are indexed in LibSearch.
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  • Bookboon
    Educational material for students and business professionals. Over 900 textbooks for students and 600 eBooks for business professionals in 7 languages.
  • Feedbooks
    Free Public Domain Books
  • InTech Books
    Multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine.
  • Kriterium
    Kriterium is a portal for the review and publication of high-quality academic books. Kriterium is a new quality mark for Swedish academic books. To obtain the Kriterium stamp of approval, all publications will undergo a stringent peer review according to set guidelines. All books with the Kriterium mark will be freely available online on open access.
  • Library of Congress free e-books
    Note! Not all the titles in this very large collection can be downloaded.
  • Litteraturbanken*
    The Swedish Literature Bank is the website for reliable digital versions of Swedish classics
  • NCBI Bookshelf
    Free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.
  • OAPEN Library*
    Freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Open Textbook Library*
    Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality.
  • Online Books Page
    The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all. The Online Books Page was founded, and is edited, by John Mark Ockerbloom and the site is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
  • PhilSci Archive - an archive for preprints in philosophy in Science
    An electronic archive specifically tailored to and run by philosophers of science. The archive is offered as a free service to the philosophy of science community. Its goal is to promote communication in the field by the rapid dissemination of new work
  • Project Gutenberg 
    The first producer of free ebooks. Litterature published before 1923. Contains more than 19 000 titles mainly in English. Also includes several audiobooks. To find the audiobooks go to Advanced Search and then choose Audiobook among the categoires. Managed by the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.
  • Research Catalogue - An international database for artistic research
    An international database for artistic research, which function as a connective and transitional layer between academic discourse and 
    artistic practice, thereby constituting a discursive field for artistic research. You can also reach JAR, Journal for artistic research
  • SSOAR - Social Science Open Access Repository
    A collection of freely available, full-text social science documents.
  • Svenska klassiker (Swedish classics)
    Swedish fiction published by Svenska Akademien. Managed by Svenska Akademien in cooperation with the publisher Atlantis.
    Open Educational Resources: Teaching, learning, research materials
  • Victorian Women Writers 
    primarily concerned with the exposure of lesser-known British women writers of the 19th century. The collection represents an array of genres - poetry, novels, children's books, political pamphlets, religious tracts, histories, and more. VWWP contains scores of authors, both prolific and rare.

*these collections are indexed in LibSearch