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Digital Public Library of America
"The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science."
Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons
"Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world."
"Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online."
Public domain ebooks that have been formatted and typeset for a more pleasing reading experience.
Controlled Digital Lending of the Internet Archive's scanned print collection.,