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Open Access eBooks

Read the full text of eBooks online 24/7 with Internet access for free! Get the best free sources to access or download eBooks to your computer or mobile device.

Open Access Guides


What is Open Access?

""Open access (OA) refers to digital content that is available free of charge for everyone. Originally associated only with scholarly journals that published free online, the concept has been extended to other types of content such as eBooks and media. In some cases OA content may also be free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. 

Open Access eBooks

Yes, free eBooks! We've collected some of the best sites on the Web that offer open access or free eBooks available to anyone with Internet access. Some can be downloaded, some have to be read online.

Don't Forget About COM Library eBooks!

COM students, faculty and staff can access full text eBooks from eBook Central, EBSCO, Gale, Hoopla and more on or of campus 24/7.

Free Downloadable eBooks

Most of these eBooks can be downloaded to an eReader or eBook app in eBook formats such as ePub or mobi (kindle).