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Open Library

Open Library is an open library catalog that is editable by even non-registered users. It is striving to create a webpage for every book ever published, which is quite a hefty goal. However, they are doing quite well.

Once you’re registered, you’re allowed to borrow up to 5 eBooks for two weeks each. There is a growing collection of eBooks, primarily made up of 20th century titles. Each title can be borrowed by only one user at a time...

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