Europeana – your eBook library

written by Beth on January 30, 2014 in Content and News with one Comment

Stuck for something to read? Never fear – Europeana is never more than a couple of clicks away. Thanks to the digitisation efforts of our partners, there are many classic books you can find on Europeana and read online – in a variety of languages – for free and without having to buy an expensive e-reader! In fact, Europeana was recently cited as number 2 in a list of 25 sources of free public domain eBooks. Here are just a few examples of the classics you can find on Europeana…

'Titelprent van Don Quichotte', Rijksmuseum, public domain

Image: ‘Titelprent van Don Quichotte’, Rijksmuseum, public domain

Read Don Quixote by Cervantes in English French Spanish Catalan

'[Madame Bovary : lot de photographies de spectacle / Roger Pic]', French National Library, public domain

Image: ‘[Madame Bovary : lot de photographies de spectacle / Roger Pic]’, French National Library, public domain

Read Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert in French Italian

'Anna Karenina', Mazowiecka Biblioteka Cyfrowa, public domain

Image: ‘Anna Karenina’, Mazowiecka Biblioteka Cyfrowa, public domain

Read Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy in German French Dutch

'Les Miserables', French National Library, public domain

Image: ‘Les Miserables’, French National Library, public domain

Read Les Miserables by Victor Hugo in French

'Costume from the performance Alice in Wonderland', Muzeum, Institute of Art Production, Mediation and Publishing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, CC BY-NC-ND

Image: ‘Costume from the performance Alice in Wonderland’, Muzeum, Institute of Art Production, Mediation and Publishing, Ljubljana, Slovenia, CC BY-NC-ND

Read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll in English French Hungarian  German Italian Danish Czech Catalan