Publicly Accessible Electronic Books
The following sites provide electronic books that are publicly accessible over the Internet:
Project Gutenberg -- The first and largest collection of free e-books available online.
Bartleby - Reference works, verse, fiction, and nonfiction texts
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts - Public domain documents from American and English literature and Western philosophy
Christian Classics Ethereal Library - Classic Christian books in electronic format
Electronic Text Center at the Univ. of Virginia - Over 70,000 humanities texts in more than 13 languages
eScholarship Editions - Over 1400 texts from academic presses