eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO)

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter including the humanities, business, health and medicine, and religion. These books are available for download. (Available only to LU faculty and current students with Populi login credentials)

University of Pennsylvania eBooks

The University of Pennsylvania maintains this site listing millions of free downloadable books. Listings can be searched by author, title, subject or serial archives. Included are prize-winning books such as Newbery Award, Nobel and Pulitzer prize winners. Within the "Archives and Indexes" sections are links to several large-scale repositories such as the University of Michigan Digital General Collection and Hathi Trust with millions of fully readable public domain and copyrighted books. There are also links to significant indexes, search aids, non-English language literature and resources arranged by topics such as religion, children, historical, etc.

Internet Sacred Text Archive

This is one of the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, and folklore conveniently arranged alphabetically by topic.

Google Books
Sign in with a Google account or create a new one. Here you may read a wide variety of archived magazines, search for books according to topics such as self-help, health and fitness, and many more. Search by author, title, ISBN or keyword. You can manage your personal bookshelf and share books with friends.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers hundreds of thousands of free electronic, or eBooks: choose among free ePub books, free Kindle books, all downloadable or readable online. Search by author, title, subject or language. Many of the books in this collection are historical and classic literature. These eBooks may be freely used in the United States but some are not usable for free outside the US.


Here are thousands of free, full-length online books searchable by title, author, genre or quotes, with the option of searching within the book's content. New books are added on a regular basis.


Over 33,000 ebooks are available in many different languages. Searchable by title, author, genre, or language and available in multiple different file formats.

Free eBooks

Search by author or title. Free eBooks found in 140 categories. Includes 100,000 audiobooks. 

Internet Archive

Internet Archive has a digital collection with over 1,100 libraries and other providers, including the Bostin Public Library and Library of Congress. This archive offers over 12 million free downloadable books and texts in different formats. This includes over half a million eBooks that can be borrowed with a free account set up by the user (you). The Magazine Rac is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications. There are also millions of movies, software, audio, radio, images and television programs. 

Audio Books at LibriVox

All audiobooks are free for the download. This site houses over 11,000 public domain books, generally published before 1923. Books can be searched by author, title, language, genre or subject. Most books are recorded in English, however, there are 36 languages represented.