The Internet Archive Text Archive provides free access to a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
Number of simultaneous users: Unlimited
Format: Various formats including PDF and EPUB
Export citation: No
Printing: Use the features of the browser or reader
Downloading: Use the features of the browser or reader
Reading offline: Downloadable in several formats; varies book by book
Chapter-level Linking: If the book is in HTML format or the site's BookReader ("Read Online") format.
Plug-in software needed: Adobe Reader PDF viewer for some titles; Adobe Digital Editions for titles in EPUB format
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These books may be viewed on a mobile device using a browser.
Mobile site? No
App for Android? No
App for iPad/iPhone? No app, but directions for use
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