Open Library of Humanities

The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a nonprofit organisation  committed to disseminating open access scholarship without charging authors for article processing (APCs). A global consortium of libraries that have partnered with us in our mission to improve the fairness, accessibility, and rigorous preservation of scholarly publishing for the digital age provides financial support for our organization.


FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutes, and public libraries that promotes the availability of e-materials and open publishing. You may monitor scientific journal conferences on these pages. On the Konsortio websites, you can get acquainted with the activities of the consortium.

ETH Library

The ETH Library is the greatest public scientific and technological library in Switzerland. ETH Library which is ETH Zurich’s main university library and knowledge center, makes sure that scientific and technical information is available.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Library Genesis

Library Genesis (Libgen) is a website that serves as a shadow library for academic journal articles, books of all kinds, comic books, CDs, and magazines. The website offers free access to materials that are otherwise behind a pay wall or not digitized.

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Sci-Hub is a shadow library website that freely makes available countless research articles and books, regardless of copyright, by finding ways to get over publishers’ paywalls.

Online Books Page

The Online Books Page is a listing of e-textbooks that are accessible online. It is maintained at the University of Pennsylvania library and edited by John Mark Ockerbloom. Over 2 million books are listed on the Online Books Page.

Chest of Books.

Chest of Books delivers free online books on a variety of subjects, including business, health, and healing, as well as craft and hobby publications. Just for your reading pleasure, a lot of work was put into scanning, text conversion, and proofreading the books.

The Free Library.

Hundreds of renowned authors’ classic literary works have been made available online for free since 2003 via The Free Library, together with their biographies, pictures, and well-known quotes. A vast collection of magazines from hundreds of top publications covering Business and Industry, Communications, Entertainment, Health, Humanities, Law, Government, Politics, Recreation and Leisure, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences has recently been added to The Free Library. This collection includes daily additions of newly published articles as well as millions of items spanning all the way back to 1984.

Universal Digital Library.

A collection of one million books.

Internet Public Library

A repository of reference materials, research papers and essays spanning across thousands of topics.


A scholarly book repository serving more than 90 scholarly presses and containing digital files for more than 40000 books.

ERIC: Institute of Educational Sciences.

The world’s largest library of digital education literature.

The Electric Typewriter.

Great articles and essays by the world’s best journalists and writers.