I am constantly searching the internet for one thing or another. Diseases, surgical complications, standards of care, hospital accreditation, etc.
There is so much information “out there” that is FREE for our perusal!! Here is some that I have found that I think will be helpful – especially to the homeschoolers among us:
Online Mathematics Textbooks
(From GA Tech) These are for the most part college level and advanced college level
Textbooks in Mathematics
Free math texts online
Online Science and Math Textx
Classic Books Full‑text from PinkMonkey (free registration)
Over 400 Free Book Notes / Study Guides / Online Chapter Summary Notes
Web Book Publications
Enjoy high‑quality free contents
Free online books
Digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine
Medic8 Medical Dictionary
Medical Textbooks Online
National Academy Press
Read more than 3,000 books online FREE!
Neuroanatomy & Neuropathology on the Internet
Free books on Neuroanatomy and neuropathology
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
Electronic Texts on the Internet (links)
Oracle / Thinkquest
Online Economics Textbooks
01 Project Gutenberg
There are over 18,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog. This is the largest collection I’ve found on the web.
Baldwin Online Children’s Literature Project
The Baldwin Project – excellent selections
Great Books Online — Encyclopedia, Dictionary, etc. Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, … Buy the books published at Bartleby.com or download free e-books from the website
Thorough index of online texts ranging from Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” to Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray”. Contains fiction, non-fiction, and poetry sections, with a limited reference section. Study Guides to the most read books available, and Help for Teachers
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Contains complete versions in electronic format of numerous non-fiction classic Christian books including 38 volumes of the most important writings from the first 800 years of the church (Ante-Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers), writings by St. Augustine, John Calvin, George Fox, Martin Luther, and others. Also contains fiction by such authors as Chesterton, Dostoevsky, MacDonald, and Tolstoy. Links to Biblical reference sites are also included. Personally, I find their format a bit difficult, so I tend to download and reformat for myself
Has lots of options for font size, spacing, etc when reading on-line. Or you can download and print.
Father Alexander’s Orthodox Books and Pamphlets
Can’t recommend enough. Many lives of saints, writings of saints, etc. The late Bishop Alexander of South America (ROCOR) started this site many years ago to make Orthodox materials available for use by anyone. On Christian faith and life, on Holy Scriptures, on prayer and sacraments, on the life of saints, on theology, and selected writings from the holy fathers. Most available in English, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese
Free Tech Books
This site lists free online computer science and engineering books (+lecture notes), all of which are freely and legally available over the Internet.
Thousands of Full Text Free Books, but only organized alphabetically by TITLE
Great Literature online
Classic authors and great literature
Online Books Page
University of Pennsylvania’s free books online
Sonnet Central is “an archive of English sonnets, commentary, pictures, and relevant web links. Sonnets are grouped by period below and can also be accessed quickly via an alphabetical list of authors.” The site mainly concentrates on sonnets from Great Britain but other areas are represented as well.
The Etext Archives
Home to electronic texts of all kinds, from the sacred to the profane, from the political to the personal. Our mission is to provide electronic versions of texts without judging their content.
The Viking Age: Cormac’s Saga
This 27 chapter saga originated in Iceland between 1200 and 1300 A.D. Download it or read it online.
U VA EText Center
Free e-book library for the Microsoft Reader and Palm
A collection of free, open-content textbooks that you can edit. We have 14,194 book modules in over 1000 books.
World Wide School Library
World Wide School is “dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of educational material.” The library contains over 2,000 online texts organized by subject, author, title, and genre. Each text is accompanied with helpful notes.
ibiblio“Home to one of the largest ‘collections of collections’ on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.” There’s a little of something for everyone here — a good place to browse.
Well, there it is. Lots of stuff. Information overload time!