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When we asked Massachusetts librarians, "What's the free web info resource you find most useful?" they said...
Resources in MA
People and Places
Words & Pictures
Health & Science
Free Classic AudioBooks
Only classic works. Narrated by volunteers, not professionals. But, hey, it's free.
Titles in the public domain for free, and plenty of samples of titles currently under copyright.
Reader's Advisory & Series Lists
Information on 30,000+ authors and 350,000+ titles. Series lists, author bibliographies, award winners, coming soon....it's all here.
Juvenile Series & Sequels
MA librarians rave over this site!
A service of the Kent District Library, a simple to use books-in-series database to search series fiction. Covers adult and YA genres.
A massive union catalog of libraries across the country and some international. Useful for bibliographic verification and to locate items outside your own network.
A site focusing on independently published books, new and of note. A product of the American Booksellers Association.
The Open Library
Over 1 million ebook titles in the public domain, including many works of classic literature. A project of the Internet Archive. One web page for every book.
Out of copyright, classic works of literature, readable on the computer.
HathiTrust Digital Library
Millions of books online.
eBook search engine and comparison. One stop shopping for the best price on eBooks.
An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore and religion.
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