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  • BioMed Central free, open access, research articles
  • Bookshelf searchable full text biomedical books from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a division of the National Library of Medicine
  • Children’s Books Online: the Rosetta Project an online library of illustrated antique children’s books
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers part of the National Digital Newspaper Program provides selected digital access to American newspapers from 1880 to 1910, also includes a directory of papers from 1690 to present
  • DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals free, full text scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects
  • eBooks@Adelaide full text e-books from classic works of literature, philosophy and history form the University of Adelaide
  • e-journals.org “providing links to the world’s electronic journals”
  • E-Journal Finder from iConn
  • ERIC Education Resources Information Center’s database of bibliographic records of education literature–also includes some full text articles from the Institute of Education Sciences and the US Department of Education
  • FindArticles search for free full text articles from academic, trade and general interest magazines and journals, also find publications by title or topic
  • Free Medical Journals “promoting free access to medical journals”–gives lists of free medical journals by title or by specialty
  • Hathi Trust Digital Library a repository for the archiving and sharing of digital collections
  • HighWire Press free, full text, peer reviewed journals and articles from Stanford University Libraries
  • International Children’s Digital Library The ICDL Foundation’s goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding children’s literature from  throughout the world in every language
  • intute: science, engineering & technology E-journals search engine over 350 freely available full-text science, engineering and technology e-journals–searchable
  • Making of America primary sources in American history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, contains over 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles
  • Million Book Project an international project led by Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, Zhejiang University in China, the Indian Institute of Science in India and the Library at Alexandria in Egypt, has digitized more than 1.5 million books
  • National Geographic Grimms’ Fairy Tales read some of the dark fairy tales
  • The Online Books Page more than 35,000 English works in various formats, free for personal, noncommercial use
  • Online Books Page Archives and Indexes more than 30,000 works in in English searchable by author and title from the University of Pennsylvania
  • PLoS Public Library of Science “a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource”
  • Popular Magazines on the Web free access to full text archives of many popular magazines from iConn
  • Project Gutenberg the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, founded in 1971
  • PubMed Central biomedical and life sciences journals from the National Institutes of Health
  • The Real Mother Goose a collection of the nursery rhymes with illustrations
  • University of Florida Digital Collections growing collection of digitized materials from the University of Florida and partner institutions–searchable