Digital Content on the Internet - Free and Accessible
The FOLLOWING WEBSITES consist of free and accessible material of a wide variety. Please see also the ebooks and eAudiobooks webpage for related websites.
EVIA Digital Archive (http://www.eviada.org/) - EVIA stands for Ethnographic Video for Instruction & Analysis. It is a collaborative effort from Indiana University and the University of Michigan to establish a repository of ethnographic video recordings and an infrastructure of tools and systems supporting scholars in the ethnographic disciplines. Access is allowed for educational purposes only.
Google Books (http://books.google.com/books) - Google books provides access to millions of ebooks. Some titles offer full-text while others only offer limited previews. Google offers the following explanation: "If a book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy."
The Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/) - The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Includes books, music, web, software and moving images collections.