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eBooks and eJournals
Is ePublishing coming in from the cold?

Sites to find eBooks (apart from the bookshops such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc)

Some readers

Sources used in the presentation

The presentation (download as a .pdf file)

Sites to find eBooks (apart from the bookshops such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc)

150 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection

250+ Places For Free Books Online

30 best websites to download free ebooks

Baen Free Library

Cengage Brain.

Classic Bookshelf



Freeload Press

Fathom Archive

Free Kindle Ebooks

Google Books / Google Editions


Internet Archive

iTunes U

Open Culture

Open Library

Sin Shoppe


Textbook Revolution


World Digital Library

World Public Library Association

Zorba’s guide to free ebooks



Adobe Digital Editions

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle DX

Apple iPad

Barnes and Noble Nook

Entourage eDGe

I-CUE. (per the Internet Archive at



Microsoft Reader

Sony Readers



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CILIP Update.

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DIY Book Scanning : A forum dedicated to book scanning, open source, DIY digitization.

eBook Reader Comparison

eBook Readers Review

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Google hand scans…

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Technology Review


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