Open Access ebooks

The University of Sheffield Library provides access to Open Access (OA) ebooks, and supports OA publishing initiatives, including Open Book Publishers and Knowledge Unlatched.

The OAPEN Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation based in the Netherlands, which is dedicated to OA, peer-reviewed books. It provides the OAPEN Library, a central repository for hosting and disseminating OA books, and the Directory of Open Access Books, a discovery service for OA ebooks.

Other sources of free and OA ebooks include Hathi Trust, NCBI Bookshelf, The National Academies Press, Project Gutenberg, Bartleby.comInternet Archive eBooks and TextsRead PrintOpen Humanities Press, and O'Reilly.

You can search for individual OA ebook titles on StarPlus.