【转】25个免费英文书库

免费的中文网上书库有很多。以前零星上过一些免费的英文书库。现在EduChoices来了个总结,不客气,全文转载。
1. The Online Books Page

The University of Pennsylvania’s Online Books Page is one of the best places to read free books online. There are more than 30,000 English works available. All of them are formatted nicely and can be read right on your computer.

2. Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is the original producer of free electronic books. There are currently more than 25,000 books in the site’s online catalog and 100,000 more titles available from Gutenberg’s many partners and affiliates.

3. Questia

Questia is probably best known as a resource for students and writers, but the site also hosts an outstanding library with more than 5,000 free books that can be read online. Offerings include classics and rare books.

4. Classic Book Library

This free online library stocks the world’s most treasured classics. Books are sorted by genre–children’s literature, romance, mystery, science fiction and historical fiction–and include the writings of authors like L. Frank Baum and Jane Austen.

5. FullBooks.com

FullBooks.com offers thousands of unabridged books that can be read for free online. All of the books are sorted by title. FullBooks.com also includes links to sites that have free reference books, science books and biographies.

6. Internet Public Library

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Pop!Tech 2007 简介 第一天(10月18号)

第一节:人类影响

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Zoe's walk in Greenwich

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第二节:自下而上的创新

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第三节:全新的思维 Continue reading Pop!Tech 2007 简介 第一天(10月18号)

Pop!Tech 2007

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如果参加了今年Pop!Tech的话就能拿到这样一个袋子。

Pop!Tech 2007在10月18日正式开始。这次年会讨论的主题是,The Human Impact–人类的影响。

Pop!Tech 2007 will explore some of the many ways human beings impact – and are impacted by – the world and each other.

人类与其周围的世界有种种相互影响,Pop!Tech 2007会议将会去探讨这其中的某些影响。

Pop!Tech是个很开放的会议,它有一个公开的电邮地址questions@poptech.org让网上观众直接向讲演人提问题。结合网上视频直播,网上用户就可以远程参与Pop!Tech的年会了。

不过现在年会已经结束,而今年的Pop!Casts还没有做好,暂时只好看这里的三分钟节选片段过过瘾。也可以在这里欣赏一下Pop!Tech 2007的一些相片