Print Books

Laroussse Reference-- Ebooks in French

E Book Web Sites

There are numerous sites that contain full texts of literary works in the public domain. Try the following:

Athena, based in Switzerland, is one of the most extensive listings and links to available texts, on its own site and on other sites as well.

ABU: la Bibliothèque Universelle includes software that allows you to search for a word or phrase in the available text.

Google Books Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.

HathiTrust Digital Library brings together the immense collections of partner institutions in digital form.  HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. 

Other Libraries

WorldCat  is the largest listing of books owned by libraries worldwide.

The European Library ceased updating in December 2016, but still contains information about multiple libraries in Europe, or you can go to a specific library.

eBooks: Finding and Using

Over 476,600 eBooks! That's how many eBooks Binghamton University Libraries own. Included are specialty encyclopedias, directories, dictionaries and many academic titles from major university presses. How do you find them? How do you use them?          

Our subject guide called Finding and Using eBooks will tell you how to identify them in Find It! and how to access them on your laptop, iPad, smartphone, and other devices.