Digital & E-Text Resources

Accessible Book Collection
This is a non-profit corporation that provides high interest/low reading level digital text to persons with disabilities.

Accessible Books for Texas
Accessible Books for Texas is a Benetech (Bookshare) project funded by the Texas Education Agency that provides on-the-ground training and support to Texas public K-12 educators, parents, and students on accessible educational materials

Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts
The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is a collection of public domain documents of American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

American Printing House for the Blind: Louis Database
The Louis Database contains information from over 170 agencies throughout the United States on accessible materials such as Braille, large print, sound recordings, and computer files for persons with visual impairments. is an Internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse that provides access to books and information on the web. has a collection of scanned books in digital format for persons with visual impairments or print challenges.

This website provides a directory of books for downloading. Some books are available at no charge.

Free eBooks: The Ultimate Guide (Free Book
A repository of books, content and literary resources.

Highbeam Library Research
This eLibrary is a digital archive of books, encyclopedias, maps, newspapers, magazines, photographs and other information.

IFLANET: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
This is an international and non-profit organization that provides access to digital libraries.

Internet Archive
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

Internet Public Library
This website provides information on Internet libraries and online interactive books.

This website contains a large collection of stories written by children. Children can post their story on the Internet through this website.

A variety of reading materials for children and adults can be located on this website. A selected number of book titles is available in Microsoft eBook format.

Learning Ally
Formerly the "Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic" Learning Ally provides access to recorded and digitally recorded materials for students with a print disability. Textbooks and other reading materials are available in digital and audio formats. Learning Ally Texas site


Library Spot
This website has a number of "Spots" that allows for efficient searching of topics on the Internet. Links to other libraries, references, and a Reading Room can be located on this site.

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials
For students with sensory, physical, cognitive, or learning differences and their teachers accessible instructional materials (AIM - Texas) or accessible educational materials (AEM - National) may open doors to teaching and learning that ordinary print-based materials have closed. Accessible instructional materials or AIM are specialized formats of curricular content that can be used by and with students who are unable to read or use standard print materials. Specialized formats include braille, audio, large print, and digital text. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes a requirement that schools provide AIM in a timely manner to K–12 students who need them for participation and achievement.

The Online Books Page
The Online Books Page website facilitates access to books that are available on the Internet.

Global distributor of digital books.
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Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

TeleRead is a website that provides access to fiction and nonfiction on a wide variety of topics to readers of all ages. Links to additional e-book websites and related information such as copyrights can be located on TeleRead.


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