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Baen Free Library
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
Biodiversity Heritage Library 
The collection of a consortium of 12 natural history and botanical libraries, including digitized books and journals. Especially strong in 19th century writings. See BioStor (below) for additional searching options.
Search interface and tools for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (see above) and related resources.
Early Music Online
Free Medical Books | by
Getty Virtual Library 
Over 250 books from Getty's art backlist.
Guggenheim Museum Book Collection
HEARTH: Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition, and History
Literature for Children


DRM free, public domain (federal government) ebooks and reports from NASA on aeronautics, the history of the space program, space science, and more
Open Access Books | InTech
O'Reilly Open Books Project
A mix of free and restricted access high quality literary and linguistic resources aimed at higher education use.
Punctum Books
Several books in PDF format from Terra Scientific Publishing in Japan, on environmental and computer modelling topics.
The Internet Classics Archive
World Public Library - Catalogs and Collections