Digital Book Index is a free site for digitized books from many contributing institutions. Digital Book Index. Digital Book Index has links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, etc. More than 140,000 of these books are available for free.
Use of the site is free. If a price appears by a book this is the charge from the publisher or distributor and that fee will apply when you visit the distributor site to download the book.
Search: Look for the Query window (beneath the Examples box) to start your search.
You can search the site similar to a Library database, by:
|AUTHOR||Find all books by a specific author|
|AUTHOR & TITLE||A shortcut to search among many titles by the same author. Example: “Shakespeare” & “Henry”|
|TITLE KEYWORDS||Find all books with certain word(s) in the title. Example: “California”|
|Browse by SUBJECT||Browse a large selection of subject categories.|
|Browse by AUTHOR||Browse a linked listing of major authors, sorted by nationality.|
|PUBLISHER’S LIST||Browse a listing of all titles by a specific publisher.|