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eBooks

This page provides links to eBooks, some of which we subscribe to, and some that are available freely. eBbooks can be accessed from any device that has an Internet connection. If you like the eBook experience, or would like to suggest a link to a page please let us know.

eBooks supplied by the library are available by searching Find IT! free of charge for registered students and staff.

There are many ebook apps that allow you to read them on your smartphone, or your tablet / ipad. For example: Ebook Search from Inkstone software, which searches +2 million free ebooks for download to your device. See more about Ebook Search.

eBook Collections

eBook Collection from EBSCO
Institute of Technology Tallaght subscribes to the eBook Collection from EBSCOhost and provides access to electronic books on the subjects of E-Commerce, Management, Leadership, Social Media, Engineering & Technology, & Computer Science. You can access these eBooks using an array of portable devices such as laptops, Sony digital readers, NOOK, and COOL-ER. Access the eBooks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will need your library PIN to log on to the collection. Click here to access the collection.

Important Note: Please check the terms of usage for each resource as you use it

  • ALEX - The Alex catalogue of electronic texts is a collection of public domain documents from American and English literature, and western philosophy. It is searchable online.
  • ATHENA - Gives access to e-texts mainly by French and Swiss authors, and some French and Swiss documents in the literature, science and arts areas.
  • Bartleby Project - Publishes literature, reference and verse, providing unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.
  • CELT - The online resource for Irish history, literature and politics. CELT is the Corpus of Electronic Texts, with a searchable online database of contemporary and historical texts.
  • Digital Book Index - Provides links to over 134,000 title records from more than 1,800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities and private sites. About 94,000 of these books, texts and documents are available free. You will need to create your own log in. This site searches many other sites.
  • DOAB - directory of open access books.
  • E-book directory - Searchable and organised by category.
  • EuroDocs - Online sources for European history. (Selected transcriptions, facsimiles, and translations).
  • Free E-books.net - Specialises in collecting free fiction, marketing and business eBooks organised into categories.
  • Great Books and Classics - Here you will find links to classic works of religion, philosophy, politics, science, history and literature from both East and West, spanning nearly four thousand years of human history. Works are indexed alphabetically by Author or Title, and chronologically by Author (or work, if anonymous). There are also separate indexes for works included in various reading lists, and works which are available in languages other than English.
  • Munseys - Searchable database comprised of 1,000's of eBooks organised by category, for browsing.
  • Online Books Page - Lists over 20,000 free books on the web.
  • Open Humanities Press - Open Humanities Press is an international, scholar-led open access publishing collective whose mission is to make leading works of contemporary critical thought available worldwide.
  • Open Library - You can browse by subjectauthor or lists members have created. 
  • OpenStax -Collection of open-source peer-reviewed ebooks on subjects sociology, economics, biology, physics, anatomy and physiology, statistics, precalculus, history.
  • Oxford text archive - Collects and preserves high quality electronic texts in the Arts and Humanities areas. Current resources top 2,500 in 25 languages.
  • South Dublin Libraries Digital Books - free to members of South Dublin Libraries.
  • Project Gutenberg - Tthe oldest provider of free electronic books on the Internet, with more than 13,000 titles. All titles can be freely downloaded and read, and redistributed for non-commercial use. The website includes a search interface for the titles held.
  • Turning the pages - From the British Library , this site Turning the Pages is the award-winning interactive program that allows museums and libraries to give members of the public access to precious books while keeping the originals safely under glass. Turning the Pages allows visitors to virtually 'turn' the pages of manuscripts in a realistic way, using touch-screen technology and interactive animation. They can zoom in on the high- quality digitised images and read or listen to notes explaining the beauty and significance of each page.
  • WessWeb - European literature electronic texts western European studies section. This page lists Internet sources for literary texts in the western European languages other than English. Translations are mentioned only when they are included in collections of original language texts, or when they are themselves of interest. Collections are listed more or less in order of size; individual authors are listed alphabetically.
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