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ALEX - Catalogue of Electronic Texts

Org: non-commercial
Contents: Digital documents of American literature, English literature, and Western philosophy
Size: currently holds about 700 books and shorter texts
Features: Search or browse for author, title or date; download tools and/or the entire text collection; create pdf-files on-the-fly; search contents of one or several texts; 
Access: free

American Memory

Org: Library of Congress, U.S.
Contents: American historical texts
Size: offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections
Features: This is a huge collection of texts, search or browse for author or title, search particular collections; boolean, proximity, bibliographical and frequency searches withinbooks and/or journals are possible 
Access: free

DIANA - International Human Rights Databases

Org: misc
Contents: International Human Rights resources made available at four different sites
Size: /
Features: Documents are available in HTML, SGML and PDF files
Access: free

Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia

Org: University of Virginia, U.S.
Contents: Humanities texts in twelve languages
Size: 51,000 on- and off-line texts 
Access: Huge parts of the archive are publicly available
Notes: Most texts are SGML encoded

eBook Library at the University of Virginia

Org: University of Virginia, U.S.
Contents: "1,600 publicly-available ebooks from the University of Virginia Library's Etext Center, including classic British and American fiction, major authors, children's literature, American history, Shakespeare, African-American documents, the Bible, and much more."
Size: 1,600 eBooks
Features: e-texts for the Microsoft eBook reader and PALM; search of the full text of all eBooks is possible
Access: free acces to 1,600 ebooks

eServer - Accessible Online Publishing

Org: University of Washington, non-profit
Contents: "We offer 42 collections on such diverse topics as contemporary art, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, accessible publishing and current political and social issues. In addition to written works, we publish hypertext, audio and even video recordings"
Size: Huge
Features: Mailing list, publish your own work, chatrooms, bulletin boards, etc.
Access: free; you can also become a member (free) and access the eServer via FTP
Notes: eServer was begun in 1990 as the English Server at the Carnegie Mellon University

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