LSJ Editors' Blog: 1/3 Million free eBooks

09 July 2006

1/3 Million free eBooks

From Carolyn Evans: You can download free ebooks 7/4-8/4/06 from: The 2006 World eBook Fair has 330,000 eBooks titles in over 100 languages and no membership is required to download. According to the site:
Ten times as many eBooks are available from private eBook sources, without the media circus that comes with 100 billion dollar media mavens such as Google. The World eBook Fair has created a library of wide ranging samples of these eBooks, totaling 1/3 million. Here are eBooks from nearly every classic author on the varieties of subjects previously only available through the largest library collections in the world. Now these books are yours for personal use, free of charge, to keep for the rest of your lives.

This event is brought to you by the oldest and largest free eBook source on the Internet, Project Gutenberg, with the assistance of the World eBook Library, the providers of the largest collection, and a number of other eBook efforts around the world. The World eBook Library normally charges $8.95 per year for online access, and allows unlimited personal downloading. During The World eBook Fair all these books are available free of charge through a gateway at and


Blogger Jennifer said...

There is a collection of vintage children's books in the "browse" section that is fascinating. Thanks for posting this.

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