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The Internet Archive offers over 20,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 1 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

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Books on Internet Archive are offered in many formats, including DAISY files intended for print disabled people.  In addition to the collections here, print disabled people may access a large collection of modern books provided as encrypted DAISY files on OpenLibrary.org. Please visit the FAQ for more information about DAISY files and how to un-encrypt them. 

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The Internet Archive also encourages libraries, content holders and the reading community at large, to have their printed materials non-destructively digitized and put online for the benefit of all. The Internet Archive has digitized over 2.1 million books and microforms. Both large and small collections of monographs, serials, archival materials, maps, diaries and photographs to name a few, can be digitized in over 33 global scanning centers found on 4 continents. For more information please visit [archive.org].

Alternatively, our portable Table Top Scanner can also be purchased and used on-site within libraries and archives. To read more about our TT Scribe, please visit www.archive.org/details/tabletopscribesystem.

Since 2005, the Internet Archive has collaborated and built digital collections with over 1,100 Library Institutions and other content providers. Partnerships include: Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Lancaster County's Historical Society. These collections are digitized from various mediatypes including: microfilm and microfiche, journals and serial publications, and a wide variety of archival material. Significant contributions have come from partners in North America (American and Canadian Libraries), Europe and Asia, representing more than 184 languages.

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The Internet Archive encourages our global community to contribute physical items, as well as uploading digital materials directly to the Internet Archive. If you have digital items that you would like to add to the Internet Archive, please Create a new item using the uploader interface. Click here to apply the specific creative commons license Creative Commons license to communicate how the material can be used.

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More right-solid SHOW DETAILS up-solid down-solid SORT BY VIEWS TITLE DATE ARCHIVED DATE PUBLISHED DATE REVIEWED CREATOR eye Title Date Published Creator 1.8B 1.8B Community Texts collection 870,251 ITEMS 1.8B VIEWS - - by Internet Archive collection
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These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book ! For more information and how-to please see help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360002360111-Uploading-A-Basic-Guide Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Find books by language: Afar Books Afrikaans Books Akan Books Albanian Books Arabic Books Armenian Books Aymara Books Azerbaijan Books Balochi Books Bambara...
Topic: Texts
1.7B 1.7B American Libraries collection 3,032,108 ITEMS 1.7B VIEWS - - collection
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.
734.4M 734M Additional Collections collection 13,279,110 ITEMS 734.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
485.6M 486M Canadian Libraries collection 603,119 ITEMS 485.6M VIEWS - - by Internet Archive Canada collection
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Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in 2004 on the campus of the University of Toronto . From its humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked with more 250 institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these collections the world over. From the Archives of the Sisters of Service to the University of Alberta, IAC has digitized more than 600,000 unique texts as of September 2019. Many texts/collections...
Topic: Texts
269.7M 270M University of Toronto - Robarts Library collection 214,581 ITEMS 269.7M VIEWS - - collection
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The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
229.8M 230M California Digital Library collection 191,917 ITEMS 229.8M VIEWS - - collection
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The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
163.6M 164M European Libraries collection 693,434 ITEMS 163.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Scanned books from various European Libraries.
160.9M 161M United States Patent and Trademark Office documents collection 409,692 ITEMS 160.9M VIEWS - - collection
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United States Patent and Trademark Office documents contributed by Think Computer Foundation.
Topic: U.S Patent
130.6M 131M Biodiversity Heritage Library collection 211,755 ITEMS 130.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. | The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of...
97.4M 97M Folkscanomy: A Library of Books collection 459,188 ITEMS 97.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
87.9M 88M Journals collection 1,758,690 ITEMS 87.9M VIEWS - - collection
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A collection of scholarly literature created by experts and professionals in their fields. Included are theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Topics: academic, scientific, white papers, scholar, scholarly, peer review, jstor, arxiv, thesis,...
86.9M 87M Universal Library collection 120,021 ITEMS 86.9M VIEWS - - collection
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The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
84.3M 84M The Magazine Rack collection 165,325 ITEMS 84.3M VIEWS - - collection
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
83.5M 84M The Library of Congress collection 163,422 ITEMS 83.5M VIEWS - - collection
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Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress  Ask a Librarian form . The  Library of Congress  is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. Explore...
75.6M 76M The Boston Library Consortium collection 84,036 ITEMS 75.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from the Boston Library Consortium . See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
69.8M 70M Microfilm collection 174,904 ITEMS 69.8M VIEWS - - collection
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Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...
67.4M 67M Cornell University Library collection 76,250 ITEMS 67.4M VIEWS - - collection
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The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library . The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
63M 63M The Medical Heritage Library collection 305,882 ITEMS 63M VIEWS - - collection
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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized...
Topics: historic medical books, history of medicine
61.8M 62M Public Library of India collection 422,781 ITEMS 61.8M VIEWS - - by Public Resource collection
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This collection is maintained by Public Resource and contains resources pertaining to India. For other India collections we maintain, please visit the Bharat Ek Khoj page.
58.7M 59M RECAP US Federal Court Documents collection 5,401,103 ITEMS 58.7M VIEWS - - collection
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The documents in this collection are from the US Federal Courts. A large collection come from the federal government's project for Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) . The PACER Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. For more information on the RECAP project, visit https://www.recapthelaw.org
Topic: federal legal data
52.6M 53M Books for People with Print Disabilities collection 1,128,137 ITEMS 52.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Free Books for the Print-Disabled! If you have a disability that interferes with reading printed text then all of these books can be instantaneously available in your browser or via protected download. Want access? Individuals If you would like to apply for access (it is free), fill in this form to contact the Vermont Mutual Aid Society . If you are affiliated with any of these organizations , please contact them, and they can help you qualify your archive.org account. If you are already a...
Topic: print disabled
50.9M 51M Internet Archive Books collection 1,121,501 ITEMS 50.9M VIEWS - - collection
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Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
46.2M 46M FEDLINK - United States Federal Collection collection 262,790 ITEMS 46.2M VIEWS - - collection
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The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
45.8M 46M Allen County Public Library collection 101,833 ITEMS 45.8M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from the Allen County Public Library . Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne Indiana. How to use the NARA's Census Microfilm Catalogs Coming soon! Soundex Index for the Census. How to use the Soundex Indexing System Microfilm digitized by the Internet Archive for Allen County Public Library: All ACPL Microfilm Online . 1930 United States Census . 1920 United States Census . 1910 United States Census . 1900 United States...
45.7M 46M JSTOR Early Journal Content collection 452,031 ITEMS 45.7M VIEWS - - collection
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The JSTOR Early Journal Content is a selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013. JSTOR Early Journal Content has been freely available at www.jstor.org since September 2011. Early Journal Content is updated...
45.3M 45M Government Documents collection 84,697 ITEMS 45.3M VIEWS - - collection
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This collection contains digital versions of United States Government documents as well as other government documents.
44.5M 44M Boston Public Library collection 56,199 ITEMS 44.5M VIEWS - - collection
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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library . Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy,...
41.7M 42M Books to Borrow collection 1,127,921 ITEMS 41.7M VIEWS - - collection
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Books in this collection may be borrowed by logged in patrons for a period of two weeks.  You may read the books online in your browser, or download them into Adobe Digital Editions , a free piece of software used for managing loans.  Please note that works in this collection are protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code) and copying, redistribution or sale, whether or not for profit, by the recipient is not permitted unless authorized by the rightsholder or by law. See...
39.9M 40M University of Alberta Libraries collection 114,639 ITEMS 39.9M VIEWS - - collection
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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
39.3M 39M National Security Internet Archive (NSIA) collection 2,398,873 ITEMS 39.3M VIEWS - - collection
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The National Security Internet Archive focuses on files collected from That 1 Archive , MuckRock , NARA, the National Security Archive at GWU, Hood College, the Black Vault , the Government Attic , Paperless Archives, Ernie Lazar, the International Center for 9/11 Studies as well as various other historians, collectors and activists.
Topics: Government, Government documents, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, National security, Law...
37.8M 38M University of Ottawa collection 55,406 ITEMS 37.8M VIEWS - - collection
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Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region. Livres de l’Université d’Ottawa L’Université d’Ottawa est...
36.2M 36M University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection collection 76,800 ITEMS 36.2M VIEWS - - collection
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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
36M 36M Project Gutenberg collection 59,105 ITEMS 36M VIEWS - - collection
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Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.
Topic: Texts
32.6M 33M Scanned in China collection 711,393 ITEMS 32.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Books scanned in Shenzhen and Beijing, China.
Topic: books
31.6M 32M University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre collection 27,117 ITEMS 31.6M VIEWS - - collection
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The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
31.4M 31M Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center collection 363,070 ITEMS 31.4M VIEWS - - by Various collection
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
31.2M 31M Arxiv.org collection 1,076,008 ITEMS 31.2M VIEWS - - collection
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Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is funded by Cornell University Library , the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions .
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics,...
29.8M 30M Princeton Theological Seminary Library collection 80,703 ITEMS 29.8M VIEWS - - collection
eye 29.8M
29.3M 29M University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill collection 50,385 ITEMS 29.3M VIEWS - - collection
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
28.7M 29M The Computer Magazine Archives collection 25,037 ITEMS 28.7M VIEWS - - collection
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With the re-branding of computing power and machines as something welcome in the home and not just the workshop, a number of factors moved forth to sell these machines and their software to a growing and large group of customers. Besides the introduction of more elegant cases and an increased presence by larger and larger firms, a strong argument can be made that one of the forces was the proliferation of computer-related magazines and newsletters that gave a central, printed home for writing...
27.8M 28M New York Public Library collection 144,478 ITEMS 27.8M VIEWS - - collection
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Books contributed by the New York Public Library .
27M 27M Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina collection 55,943 ITEMS 27M VIEWS - - collection
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El Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina es el diario oficial de la República Argentina, es decir, el medio de comunicación escrito que el Estado Argentino, utiliza para publicar sus normas jurídicas (tales como leyes, decretos y reglamentos), y otros actos de naturaleza pública, tanto del poder legislativo como del ejecutivo y el judicial. Según el artículo segundo del Código Civil, la publicación de las leyes es un paso necesario para su obligatoriedad....
Topics: Argentina, Journals, Gazette
26.6M 27M Newspapers collection 247,112 ITEMS 26.6M VIEWS - - collection
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The newspapers in this collection have been scanned as part of a pilot project using microfilm and microfiche. After using a microfilm/fiche scanner to create a digital image of each page, we process the resulting images so that each reel is contained in a single item with easily navigable files. For a few examples, please see: The New York times (Oct 16 31 1915) The New York times (1919 July 1-15) The New York times (May 1-15 1915)
26.1M 26M Getty Research Institute collection 55,197 ITEMS 26.1M VIEWS - - collection
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Books contributed by Getty Research Institute . The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
24.7M 25M University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library collection 15,217 ITEMS 24.7M VIEWS - - collection
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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
24.2M 24M U.S. State Department collection 1,878,338 ITEMS 24.2M VIEWS - - collection
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The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for the international relations of the United States, equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established. The Executive Branch and the U.S. Congress have constitutional responsibilities for U.S. foreign policy. The Department advances U.S. objectives and...
Topics: State Department, Dept of State, Department of State, State Dept, U.S. State Department
24.1M 24M MBLWHOI Library collection 10,732 ITEMS 24.1M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) .
23.5M 24M Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Archive collection 393,353 ITEMS 23.5M VIEWS - - by ERIC collection
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The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature from 1966 to the present. ERIC also contains a growing collection of materials in Adobe PDF format. ERIC's mission is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic...
20.4M 20M The ARCHIVE.ORG Manual Library collection 156,326 ITEMS 20.4M VIEWS - - collection
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The Internet Archive Manual Library is a collection of manuals, instructions, walkthroughs and datasheets for a massive spectrum of items. Manuals covering electronic and mechanical products, instructions on mixing or blending items, and instruction sets for software and computer items are all included. Having the manual for an item can mean the difference between that item being useful (and therefore not immediately junked) and being forgotten, or replaced with similar products. They also give...
Topics: manuals, instructions
19.6M 20M University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign collection 94,939 ITEMS 19.6M VIEWS - - collection
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage...
19.5M 19M Global Public Safety Codes collection 28,416 ITEMS 19.5M VIEWS - - by Public.Resource.Org collection
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This collection contains global Edicts of Government , such as building, fire, electrical, and plumbing codes. The documents contain the legislative or executive declaration and the model codes that are thereby incorporated by reference. In order to promote public education and public safety, equal justice for all, a better informed citizenry, the rule of law, world trade and world peace, these legal document are hereby made available on a noncommercial basis, as it is the right of all humans...
Topic: public.resource.org
16.8M 17M National Agricultural Library collection 162,769 ITEMS 16.8M VIEWS - - by United States Department of Agriculture collection
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The National Agricultural Library  is one of four national libraries of the United States and houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences. NAL was created with the  U.S. Department of Agriculture  in 1862 and designated a national library in 1962.  It is located in Beltsville, Maryland, on the grounds of the  USDA's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center .  Since the library has a...
16.4M 16M Million Book Project collection 10,727 ITEMS 16.4M VIEWS - - by Internet Archive collection
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An early collection of books from the Indian scanning centers of the Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project. Many of these books are not complete or in good shape.
16.4M 16M The New York Botanical Garden collection 9,768 ITEMS 16.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from The New York Botanical Garden
14.4M 14M Comic Books and Graphic Novels collection 34,731 ITEMS 14.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Collections of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Topic: comics
14.4M 14M CARLI collection 15,685 ITEMS 14.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Material in this collection has been provided by The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois . The Consortium leads Illinois academic libraries to create and sustain a rich, supportive, and diverse knowledge environment that furthers teaching, learning, and research through the sharing of collections, expertise, and programs.
14.3M 14M University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries collection 37,199 ITEMS 14.3M VIEWS - - collection
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
14.1M 14M UK Medical Heritage Library collection 194,680 ITEMS 14.1M VIEWS - - collection
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The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc ( http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/ ) and the Wellcome Library ( http://wellcomelibrary.org ). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library ( archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary ). UK Medical Heritage Library partners...
13.4M 13M Regional Digitization in Massachusetts, funded by LSTA Grant and administered by the Boston Public Library collection 34,602 ITEMS 13.4M VIEWS - - collection
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Collections from Massachusetts libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, schools, and other cultural heritage institutions digitized in partnership with Digital Commonwealth and the Library for the Commonwealth program of the Boston Public Library. Initially funded through a Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
13.1M 13M Bharat Ek Khoj collection 15 ITEMS 13.1M VIEWS - - collection
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The items here have moved to https://archive.org/details/JaiGyan
Topic: India
12.9M 13M Columbia University Libraries collection 35,360 ITEMS 12.9M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from Columbia University Libraries . Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
12.1M 12M North Carolina Digital Heritage Center collection 14,871 ITEMS 12.1M VIEWS - - collection
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The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.
Topic: yearbooks
11.7M 12M University of Victoria Libraries Collection collection 44,516 ITEMS 11.7M VIEWS - - collection
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The University of Victoria Libraries includes the William C. Mearns Centre for Learning / McPherson Library, the Diana M. Priestly Law Library in the Fraser Building, and the Curriculum Library in the MacLaurin Building. Materials for this collection provided by: University of Victoria Libraries
11.6M 12M Bharat Ek Khoj collection 885,970 ITEMS 11.6M VIEWS - - by Public Resource collection
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Books, video, audio, and other resources from India. This collection is curated by Public.Resource.Org.
11.6M 12M Harvard University collection 289,479 ITEMS 11.6M VIEWS - - collection
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Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
11.4M 11M Prelinger Library collection 4,097 ITEMS 11.4M VIEWS - - collection
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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas. Click for more information about the Prelinger Library
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11.3M 11M Daily Colonist Newspaper Collection collection 37,515 ITEMS 11.3M VIEWS - - collection
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A special project of the University of Victoria Library's Digital Collections. Digitized versions of The Daily Colonist. More information about The Daily Colonist and it's related titles can be found on the project's website, The British Colonist .
11.3M 11M PDFy Mirrors collection 16,236 ITEMS 11.3M VIEWS - - collection
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This collection contains automatically mirrored copies of all public documents uploaded to PDFy , a PDF hosting service. Unlisted ("private") documents are not included in this collection.
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11M 11M PIMS - University of Toronto collection 9,336 ITEMS 11M VIEWS - - collection
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“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The...
10.7M 11M Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology collection 10,278 ITEMS 10.7M VIEWS - - collection
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Books sponsored by the Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library. The Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, established by Louis Agassiz in 1861 and rededicated as the Ernst Mayr Library in 1995, joins in supporting the work of the Museum by providing and preserving information resources for the research and teaching activities of the Harvard community. The Library holds more than 304,072 volumes of monographs and journals, including recently added materials...
10.2M 10M Natural History Museum Library, London collection 9,788 ITEMS 10.2M VIEWS - - collection
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Books from the Natural History Museum Library, London .
10.2M 10M Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization collection 5,241 ITEMS 10.2M VIEWS - - collection
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy : A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
10.2M 10M Aljam3a-Library المكتبة الجامعة collection 13,253 ITEMS 10.2M VIEWS - - collection
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Simply a library for Arabic books that comes in form of iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App. المكتبة الجامعة مكتبة متنوعة تحتوي على أكثر من 16,000 كتاب مجاني. تتميز عن باقي المكتبات بإزدياد عدد الكتب يوميا وذلك من خلال إضافات المستخدمين للكتب المكتبة تضم أقسام عديدة ما بين كتب دينية وعلمية إلى كتب الأسرة والتربية...
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10M 10.0M Wellcome Library collection 142,307 ITEMS 10M VIEWS - - collection
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The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. The Library is making as many of its collections as possible freely available online. In addition to this selection of historical books and journals, increasing amounts of digitised material, including manuscripts and...
9.8M 9.8M Canadian Government Publications Portal collection 26,365 ITEMS 9.8M VIEWS - - collection
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Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
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Subject Poster Replies Date PDF TO SPEECH timbo2003 1 Oct 12, 2019 5:17am Oct 12, 2019 5:17am Re: PDF TO SPEECH Jeff Kaplan 1 Oct 12, 2019 8:31pm Oct 12, 2019 8:31pm Re: PDF TO SPEECH timbo2003 0 Oct 12, 2019 10:34pm Oct 12, 2019 10:34pm Adding properly formatted books in EPUB format if book already exists on archive.org joe defiant 1 Oct 11, 2019 1:09pm Oct 11, 2019 1:09pm Re: Adding properly formatted books in EPUB format if book already exists on archive.org TwoNucker 0 Oct 12, 2019 3:50am Oct 12, 2019 3:50am Contacting a Library Coppletank 1 Sep 26, 2019 1:09pm Sep 26, 2019 1:09pm Re: Contacting a Library Jeff Kaplan 0 Sep 26, 2019 8:38pm Sep 26, 2019 8:38pm Gerald Kersh: Prelude to a Certain Midnight graham lawrence 0 Sep 25, 2019 1:22pm Sep 25, 2019 1:22pm update item to finish preview paropp 0 Sep 24, 2019 12:12pm Sep 24, 2019 12:12pm My Travel Tips To Spain Akshay_Raven 0 Sep 23, 2019 12:41am Sep 23, 2019 12:41am Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe rta72 1 Sep 22, 2019 6:37am Sep 22, 2019 6:37am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe Jeff Kaplan 1 Sep 22, 2019 11:26am Sep 22, 2019 11:26am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe rta72 1 Sep 22, 2019 11:39am Sep 22, 2019 11:39am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe Jeff Kaplan 1 Sep 23, 2019 9:47am Sep 23, 2019 9:47am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe rta72 1 Sep 25, 2019 12:01am Sep 25, 2019 12:01am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe Jeff Kaplan 1 Sep 25, 2019 9:06pm Sep 25, 2019 9:06pm Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe rta72 1 Sep 26, 2019 4:43am Sep 26, 2019 4:43am Re: Book download link gives only instructions to use adobe Jeff Kaplan 0 Sep 26, 2019 6:08am Sep 26, 2019 6:08am Indian authors/books mehtab50 0 Sep 18, 2019 3:45am Sep 18, 2019 3:45am دانلود سریال مانکن serialforosh 0 Sep 15, 2019 4:50am Sep 15, 2019 4:50am Upload not processing Bri-Elma-NY 1 Sep 7, 2019 1:46pm Sep 7, 2019 1:46pm Re: Upload not processing Jeff Kaplan 1 Sep 8, 2019 8:42am Sep 8, 2019 8:42am Re: Upload not processing Bri-Elma-NY 1 Sep 8, 2019 9:01am Sep 8, 2019 9:01am Edit processed OK Bri-Elma-NY 0 Sep 8, 2019 12:57pm Sep 8, 2019 12:57pm J. 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Jeff Kaplan 0 Sep 3, 2019 8:23pm Sep 3, 2019 8:23pm Thumb Nail question Scanbase Alpha 2 Sep 2, 2019 11:44am Sep 2, 2019 11:44am Re: Thumb Nail question Jeff Kaplan 1 Sep 2, 2019 12:50pm Sep 2, 2019 12:50pm Re: Thumb Nail question Scanbase Alpha 0 Sep 2, 2019 2:02pm Sep 2, 2019 2:02pm Re: Thumb Nail question garthus1 1 Sep 2, 2019 5:09pm Sep 2, 2019 5:09pm Re: Thumb Nail question Scanbase Alpha 1 Sep 2, 2019 6:09pm Sep 2, 2019 6:09pm Re: Thumb Nail question garthus1 1 Sep 2, 2019 8:41pm Sep 2, 2019 8:41pm Re: Thumb Nail question Scanbase Alpha 1 Sep 2, 2019 9:27pm Sep 2, 2019 9:27pm Re: Thumb Nail question garthus1 0 Sep 3, 2019 7:32pm Sep 3, 2019 7:32pm 1923-63 and also to 1989; Public Domain actually more like over 95%. garthus1 0 Aug 31, 2019 9:56pm Aug 31, 2019 9:56pm kids books & magazines bowser 56 2 Aug 30, 2019 11:17pm Aug 30, 2019 11:17pm Re: kids books & magazines Jeff Kaplan 1 Aug 31, 2019 9:12am Aug 31, 2019 9:12am Re: kids books & magazines bowser 56 1 Aug 31, 2019 9:22am Aug 31, 2019 9:22am Re: kids books & magazines Jeff Kaplan 1 Aug 31, 2019 9:59am Aug 31, 2019 9:59am Re: kids books & magazines bowser 56 0 Aug 31, 2019 10:01am Aug 31, 2019 10:01am Re: kids books & magazines garthus1 1 Aug 31, 2019 8:56pm Aug 31, 2019 8:56pm Re: kids books & magazines bowser 56 1 Sep 1, 2019 9:13pm Sep 1, 2019 9:13pm Re: kids books & magazines garthus1 1 Sep 1, 2019 9:59pm Sep 1, 2019 9:59pm Re: kids books & magazines bowser 56 1 Sep 1, 2019 10:54pm Sep 1, 2019 10:54pm Re: kids books & magazines garthus1 1 Sep 2, 2019 5:10pm Sep 2, 2019 5:10pm Re: kids books & magazines bowser 56 0 Sep 2, 2019 4:56pm Sep 2, 2019 4:56pm Fixing item thumbnail AntónBousquet 0 Aug 28, 2019 12:03pm Aug 28, 2019 12:03pm Books for borrow IvoryIvy 1 Aug 26, 2019 11:52pm Aug 26, 2019 11:52pm Re: Books for borrow Jeff Kaplan 0 Aug 27, 2019 12:46pm Aug 27, 2019 12:46pm Collection description readallday3664 1 Aug 26, 2019 6:25pm Aug 26, 2019 6:25pm Re: Collection description Jeff Kaplan 0 Aug 26, 2019 6:39pm Aug 26, 2019 6:39pm Uploaded PDF file text overwritten jamestownswedes 1 Aug 19, 2019 2:58pm Aug 19, 2019 2:58pm Re: Uploaded PDF file text overwritten Jeff Kaplan 0 Aug 19, 2019 5:43pm Aug 19, 2019 5:43pm Adobe digital editions "connection error" Marcihelene 1 Aug 17, 2019 9:42pm Aug 17, 2019 9:42pm Re: Adobe digital editions 'connection error' Jeff Kaplan 0 Aug 18, 2019 8:37pm Aug 18, 2019 8:37pm
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