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Postby reineke » Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:20 pm

Ebooks

Major Collections

Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org
Project Gutenberg Australia http://gutenberg.net.au/
"Because of differences between Australian and United States (where Project Gutenberg is based) copyright law, Project Gutenberg Australia contains many works not available in Project Gutenberg, including works by Margaret Mitchell, George Orwell, Ayn Rand, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, S. S. Van Dine and Dylan Thomas."

Europeana http://www.europeana.eu/portal/
Internet Archive https://archive.org/details/texts
Wikisource https://wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Page
WikiBooks https://www.wikibooks.org/
Google Books https://books.google.com/
Perseus http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/
Augustana https://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/augustana.html
Bibliotheca Latina, Graeca, Germanica, Anglica
The European library http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/tel4/
Read Print http://www.readprint.com/
Feedbooks http://www.feedbooks.com
A large collection of public domain books in several languages. Feedbooks also sells ebooks.

Spanish

Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/
Biblioteca digital hispánica
http://www.bne.es/es/Catalogos/BibliotecaDigitalHispanica/Inicio/index.html
Antología del Ensayo
http://www.ensayistas.org/antologia/

French
http://www.feedbooks.com
https://www.ebooksgratuits.com
ABU http://abu.cnam.fr/
Athena http://athena.unige.ch/athena/
Gallica http://gallica.bnf.fr/
Wikisource French https://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Accueil
http://www.livrespourtous.com
http://www.livresnumeriquesgratuits.com
https://www.decitre.fr/ebook/bonnes-aff ... tuits.html

German

Gutenberg - DE: http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/
Austrian Literature Online: http://www.literature.at/default.alo;jsessionid=BD5D56B08BF757EF8F88E9B1A3B8E891
Sophie - A Digital Library of Works by German-Speaking Women http://sophie.byu.edu/
Die Deutsche Gedichtebibliothek: http://gedichte.xbib.de/
ngiyaw: https://www.ngiyaw-ebooks.org/
Zeno.org: http://www.zeno.org/
Wikisource German: https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/Hauptseite

Italian

Liber Liber http://www.liberliber.it/online/opere/libri/
http://www.classicistranieri.com/

Portuguese

http://www.dominiopublico.gov.br/pesquisa/PesquisaObraForm.jsp

Latin

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection?collection=Perseus:collection:Greco-Roman&redirect=truehttp://www.nodictionaries.com/
http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/classics.html
http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/a_index.html
http://www.intratext.com/8/LAT/Default.htm
http://www.forumromanum.org/literature/index.html
http://www.nodictionaries.com/
http://classics.mit.edu/index.html
http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/languages/la

Japanese

Aozora http://www.aozora.gr.jp/
Japanese Text Initiative http://jti.lib.virginia.edu/japanese/
http://www.bauddha.net/

Croatian

Zbirka književnih djela na hrvatskome jeziku http://www.ffzg.unizg.hr/infoz/dzs/popis.htm
Silvije Strahimir Kranjčević http://www.sskranjcevic.hr/uvod.ASP?PisID=1
Anagram http://www.hrvatskiplus.org/page.php?id=4
BEK http://elektronickeknjige.com/novi-naslovi/

Tools

Gutenberg Readability Search (paz) http://readability.mackayst.com/catalog?direction=ASC&sort=98p
Dual Language Book Generator https://dualbook-creator.herokuapp.com/
Interlinear texts: http://jsfiddle.net/okf06y8g/13/
Instructions: http://polydog.org/index.php?threads/create-interlinear-texts-easily.451/

Other Links
Online bookstores and book search engines: http://forum.language-learners.org/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=2904

International Children's Library

"The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community."

More than 4,000 digitized children's books available free in languages from Afrikaans to Yiddish.

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Toon book reader (multilingual)
Cartoon books with narration in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese
http://www.professorgarfield.org/toon_b ... index.html

Raconte-moi une histoire
Audio stories in French, English, Spanish, Arabic, Inuktituit, Montagnais, Créole, Atikamekw, and Chinese
http://portailjeunes.banq.qc.ca/p/racon ... par_page=8

Selecting extensive reading materials:
https://forum.language-learners.org/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2875
French and Spanish book recommendations
https://forum.language-learners.org/vie ... =14&t=5894
Anna Karenina multilingual parallel text
http://farkastranslations.com/books/Tol ... es-de.html
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Re: Ebooks

Postby alexraasch » Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:06 pm

The biblioteca augustana has historical texts in Latin, Greek, German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, and more. Many texts are also in the Old variants of these languages: https://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/augustana.html.
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Spanish 2018
: 2682 / 5000 5000 Words
Russian 2018
: 0 / 500 500 Words
Mandarin 2018
: 362 / 500 500 Characters : 51 / 90 Pimsleur 1-3


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