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Primary Sources on the Web and Free Online eBooks

PRIMARY SOURCES on the WEB
(click here for free online ebooks)

Hover over a Primary Source icon to read a brief description of each site.   


http://historymatters.gmu.edu/


http://www.archives.gov/index.html


http://besthistorysites.net/


http://www.eduplace.com/ss/hmss/primary.html


http://dp.la/

Digital History Primary Sources
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu
•Landmark Documents Organized by Era
•Historically Significant Court Cases in American History
•Historically Significant Supreme Court Cases in American History
•Historically Significant Newspaper Articles
•Historically Significant Newspaper Obituaries


https://archive.org/details/movies


http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/


http://www.americanrhetoric.com/index.htm


http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Main_Page

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FREE ONLINE EBOOK COLLECTIONS

Public Domain = Anyone can use it for any purpose; it's free to use without restriction.

Royalty Free   = Someone else owns it, so you can't own it; but, you can borrow it.



(Public domain: free within the U.S.)
Digital Public Library of America 
https://dp.la/

Feedbooks
http://www.feedbooks.com/publicdomain

The Library of Congress
 
https://archive.org/details/library_of_congress?&sort=-downloads&page=4

Librivox
 
http://www.librivox.org

Project Gutenberg 
 
http://www.gutenberg.org

Rare Book Room
 (Public domain: free within the U.S.)
http://rarebookroom.org/


 


(Royalty-Free)

Kobo 
https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/list/kids-teen/KXcdXaYEQUyXx_o_Ur-aww

Manybooks
 
http://manybooks.net/genres/teen-young-adult 

University of Pennsylvania
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu


(Mixed:
Each item is individually labeled, so make sure you read the small print!)


Open Library 
https://openlibrary.org/

World Digital Library 
https://www.wdl.org/en/

 



Creative Commons Licenses
 =
Creative Commons Licenses

 

 Provides an excellent summary Hathitrust.org
of  access and use definitions and policies.

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last updated 4/17/2019 by Arlen Kimmelman, CRHS Library