Public Domain Books Online
The Internet revolutionized the distribution of public domain books through a number of exciting projects.
HathiTrust is a partnership of major academic and research libraries, including the University of Oregon, collaborating in an extraordinary initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form. Congregating the digital collections of libraries throughout the United States and beyond, this digital library contains almost 15 million volumes. Of these works, 5.7 million are in the public domain and made freely available on the Web. 43,000 new titles were made available on HathiTrust on January 1, 2019 in their 1923 Publications.