NC LIVE has a collection of many databases of ebooks and literature resources. Below are some highlights or visit the full list of Books & Literature databases.
Content: history and literature e-books including many popular collections.
ProQuest Ebook Central
Ebook Central delivers credible content from authoritative, scholarly sources and is designed with mobile in mind. Access the site from your tablet or phone, and download ebooks for offline reading.
Home Grown eBooks
Content: Nonfiction, fiction, and poetry from NC authors and publishers.
Visit: "Home Grown" eBooks.
Content: language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more.
Open Library account holders can borrow up to five e-books from the growing collection of mainly 20th century titles available now. Titles may be read it in a web browser or in Adobe Digital Editions as a PDF or e-Pub.
Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free ebub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. Find high quality ebooks that were previously published by bona fide publishers, digitized and diligently proofread by the help of thousands of volunteers. No fee or registration is required.