Sites for ebook download (free pdf)
It’s always nice to share knowledge. And what best can it be than sharing books for free. Many people and organizations have started sharing knowledge by sharing free ebooks in pdf and audiobook version. I have combined here a list of sites that offer ebook download (free pdf). Some of them also have millions of research paper for free download.
It is a database of over 2 million (yes, million) papers, articles, entire journals, and non-fiction books. They also have comics, fiction books, and books in many non-english languages.
There is an interesting story on Alexandra Elbakyan who started Scihub. You can basically download 99% of all scientific articles and papers on SciHub. Just enter the DOI to download the ebook you need for free from scihub.
Try this SciHub link if the previous one is not working
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Just like Wikipedia, you can contribute new information or corrections to the catalog. You can browse by subjects, authors or lists members have created. If you love books, why not help build a library?
It’s a site where users can upload files, music, videos etc. Many books uploaded by the users are open to all and available to be downloaded. You can also find a whole folder containing important books free to downloaded.
Provides unlimited free access to thousands of electronic books on different subjects, biographies, references etc.
It is a search engine for PDF files. As of today, there are more than 73,627,882 eBooks for download for free. No annoying ads, no download limits
Project Gutenberg offers most of its books as free kindle books too.
You can download our free Kindle books directly to your Kindle by pointing your Kindle browser to m.gutenberg.org.
Or you can download them to your PC and then transfer them to the Kindle via USB cable. Consult your Kindle manual. For guidance about different types of mobile devices and formats, view the Project Gutenberg Mobile Reader Devices How-To
If you do not have time to read a book but can listen to a book while traveling or just walking. LibriVox is for you. You can download an audiobook or also be a volunteer to read a book.