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* '''MA eBook Project'''\\
http://ebooks.masslibsystem.org/\\
We are a pilot library for a statewide E-book project. On the main page are links to the two vendors, Biblioboard and Baker & Taylor (Axis 360). Be sure to click "Switch Library" and choose Forbes Library from the list. Then you can log in with your Forbes library card number.
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Need help with your e-reader? [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial]] with one of our librarians. (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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Need help with your e-reader? [[Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/books/appt.html]] with one of our librarians.
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A collection of children's books from around the world with a kid friendly interface.
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A collection of children's books from around the world with a kid friendly interface.\\\
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* '''International Children's Digital Library'''\\
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/\\
A collection of children's books from around the world with a kid friendly interface.

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* '''Book Yards'''\\
http://www.bookyards.com/index.html\\
A collection of free e-books. Contains many classic titles, but also lets users upload and distribute their own books.\\\

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* '''Many Books'''\\
http://manybooks.net/\\
A free e-book site. Many titles come from project Gutenberg.\\\

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Need help with your e-reader?  [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial]] with one of our librarians.  (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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(:feature-box E-reader help available!:)
Need help with your
e-reader? [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial]] with one of our librarians. (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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Need help with your e-reader?  Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial with one of our librarians: [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | E-Reader Help]].  (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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Need help with your e-reader?  [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial]] with one of our librarians.  (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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Need help with your e-reader?  Sign up for a 1/2 hour tutorial with one of our librarians: [[http://www.supersaas.com/schedule/Forbes_Reference/E-Reader_Help | E-Reader Help]].  (Please ignore the ads, it's a free calendar site)
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* '''Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library'''\\ [[http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse]]\\
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* '''Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library'''\\
[[http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse]]\\
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* '''Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library'''\\ [[http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse]]\\
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http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse\\
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* [[Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library -> http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse]]\\
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* [[Neotake ->http://www.neotake.com/]]\\
A powerful search engine for finding e-books in a variety of formats. Search results may include free and non-free books. You can limit your results to free titles only if you want.

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!! Our Favorites
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!! Our Favorites Sources of E-books
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!! Additional Sources of E-Books

* [[Flat World Knowledge -> http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/]]\\
A provider free e-books for use as college texts. Books are written by expert authors, peer-reviewed, and professionally edited and developed
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!! Additional Sources of E-books
Selected by Forbes Library staff. You may [[suggest an addition or change to this list -> http://www
.forbeslibrary.org/ref/web_feedback.shtml]].
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* [[Flat World Knowledge -> http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/]]\\
A provider free e-books for use as college texts. Books are written by expert authors, peer-reviewed, and professionally edited and developed.\\\

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'''C/W Mars Digital Catalog''' (Overdrive)\\
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!! Our Favorites
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'''C/W Mars Digital Catalog''' (Overdrive)\\
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C/W Mars Digital Catalog includes downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video.

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Google books '''\\
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C/W Mars Digital Catalog includes downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video. Requires a library card from a C/W Mars library (like Forbes).

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''' Google books '''\\
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A vast collection of books digitized by Google, many of which can be downloaded as a PDF or EPUB e-book

'''Project Gutenberg'''\\
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A vast collection of books digitized by Google, many of which can be downloaded as a PDF or EPUB e-book\\\

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'''Project Gutenberg'''\\
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Search this site to find and download over 20,000 free books!

'''BAEN
Free Library'''\\
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Is a volunteer effort to transcribe public domain books and make them available as e-books in a variety of formats. Search this site to find and download over 20,000 free books!\\\

!! Additional Sources of E-Books

* [[Flat World Knowledge -> http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/]]\\
A provider free e-books for use as college texts. Books are written by expert authors, peer-reviewed, and professionally edited and developed.\\\

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'''BAEN Free Library'''\\
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Free e-books from science fiction publisher Bean. These titles are available freely online and are downloadable in a number of formats, without restrictions.

'''Book Lending'''\\
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Free e-books from science fiction publisher Bean. These titles are available freely online and are downloadable in a number of formats, without restrictions.\\\

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'''Book Lending'''\\
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A website that matches lenders and borrows of Kindle e-books.

'''Digital Book Index'''\\
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A website that matches lenders and borrows of Kindle e-books.\\\

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'''Digital Book Index'''\\
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A site that provides links to more than 165,00 full-text digital books. Supports iPad, Kindle and Nook readers.

'''E-Discover the Classics'''\\
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A site that provides links to more than 165,00 full-text digital books. Supports iPad, Kindle and Nook readers.\\\

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'''E-Discover the Classics'''\\
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The Colorado Library Consortium and Douglas County (Colo.) collaborated to create this site which contains 500 classics by authors such as Twain, Austen and O. Henry.

'''epubBooks.com'''\\
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The Colorado Library Consortium and Douglas County (Colo.) collaborated to create this site which contains 500 classics by authors such as Twain, Austen and O. Henry.\\\

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A site devoted to providing e-books in EPUB format.

'''Free-eBooks.net'''\\
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A site devoted to providing e-books in EPUB format.\\\

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'''Free-eBooks.net'''\\
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Unlimited access to e-books in HTML format and access to five e-books every month in PDF or TXT formats.

'''HathiTrust'''\\
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Unlimited access to e-books in HTML format and access to five e-books every month in PDF or TXT formats.\\\

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'''HathiTrust'''\\
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HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.

'''Inkmesh'''\\
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HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.\\\

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'''Inkmesh'''\\
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This search engine can find free e-books as well as compare prices for the Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader and other devices.

'''The Internet Archive'''\\
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This search engine can find free e-books as well as compare prices for the Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader and other devices.\\\

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'''The Internet Archive'''\\
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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

'''Munseys'''\\
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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.\\\

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Offering 20,000 titles in twelves formats.

'''The Online Books Page'''\\
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Offering 20,000 titles in twelves formats. \\\

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A website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet.

'''Open Library'''\\
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A website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. \\\

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An online site of more than one million books.

'''Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library'''\\
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An online site of more than one million books. \\\

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'''BAEN Free Library'''\\
http://www.baen.com/library/\\
Free e-books from science fiction publisher Bean. These titles are available freely online and are downloadable in a number of formats, without restrictions.

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'''epubBooks.com'''\\
http://www.epubbooks.com/\\
A site devoted to providing e-books in EPUB format.

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'''HathiTrust'''\\
http://www.hathitrust.org/\\
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.

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'''The Internet Archive'''\\
[[http://www.archive.org/]]\\
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

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'''The Internet Archive'''\\
[[http://www.archive.org/]]\\
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

'''HathiTrust'''\\
http://www.hathitrust.org/\\
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.

'''epubBooks.com'''\\
http://www.epubbooks.com/\\
A site devoted to providing e-books in EPUB format.

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The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.

'''BAEN Free Library'''\\
http://www.baen.com/library/\\
Free e-books from science fiction publisher Bean. These titles are available freely online and are downloadable in a number of formats, without restrictions
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The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.
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'''Book Lending'''\\
http://www.booklending.com/\\
A website that matches lenders and borrows of Kindle e-books.

'''Digital Book Index'''\\
http://www.digitalbookindex.com/about.htm/\\
A site that provides links to more than 165,00 full-text digital books. Supports iPad, Kindle and Nook readers.

'''E-Discover the Classics'''\\
http://www.clicweb.org/e-discover-home/\\
The Colorado Library Consortium and Douglas County (Colo.) collaborated to create this site which contains 500 classics by authors such as Twain, Austen and O. Henry.

'''Free-eBooks.net'''\\
http://www.free-ebooks.net/\\
Unlimited access to e-books in HTML format and access to five e-books every month in PDF or TXT formats.

'''Inkmesh'''\\
http://inkmesh.com/\\
This search engine can find free e-books as well as compare prices for the Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader and other devices.

'''Munseys'''\\
http://www.munseys.com/\\
Offering 20,000 titles in twelves formats.

'''The Online Books Page'''\\
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/\\
A website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet.

'''Open Library'''\\
http://openlibrary.org/\\
An online site of more than one million books.

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The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.
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The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.

'''BAEN Free Library'''\\
http://www.baen.com/library/\\
Free e-books from science fiction publisher Bean. These titles are available freely online and are downloadable in a number of formats, without restrictions
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'''The Internet Archive'''\\
[[http://www.archive.org/]]\\
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

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'''HathiTrust'''\\
http://www.hathitrust.org/\\
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.

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'''C/W Mars Digital Catalog''' (Overdrive)\\
http://digitalbooks.cwmars.org/\\
C/W Mars Digital Catalog includes downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video.

''' Google books '''\\
[[http://books.google.com/]]\\
A vast collection of books digitized by Google, many of which can be downloaded as a PDF or EPUB e-book

'''Project Gutenberg'''\\
http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/\\
Search this site to find and download over 20,000 free books!

'''epubBooks.com'''\\
http://www.epubbooks.com/\\
A site devoted to providing e-books in EPUB format.

'''Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library'''\\
http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/books/browse\\
The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More than 10,000 titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.
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