Higher College of Technology, Educational Technology Centre – Library Service Section Open Access - E-books Directories Nowadays, Open Sources are playing a pivotal role in the higher education sector in disseminating scholarly information. Our college library endeavors to provide required information to support the teaching and learning process of HCT. As a result, the library has meticulously compiled the relevant open source e-books. E-books can be freely downloaded from these websites. The list will be periodically updated. S. No E-books Directory 1 BookBoon.com 2 E-Books Directory 3 Description It is one of the most popular websites for free e-books and covers almost all major disciplines such as Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Information Technology, English Language, Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) and Mathematics. E-Books Directory is a daily growing list of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet. Books are available on Business, Computer, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine and Science subjects. Freebookcentre.net contains links to thousands of free online technical books which Include core computer science, electronics engineering, medical, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and business. Freeebookcentre.com 4 Free Engineering E-books Free Engineering Books contains links to various online engineering text books, online notes and reference materials on various engineering topics such as Computer, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Instrumentation and many more. 5 This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet. FreetechBooks 6 7 8 9 InTech is a pioneer and world's largest multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with 87172 authors and published 2414 InTech books and 6 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world. It is a web portal with a slogan: “KNOWLEDGE IS FREE”, so it is place for users to get e-books, video training and other material freely. This was started KnowFree from early 2006, and has spent many years in development. On KnowFree, you can download everything free of charge, so you cannot sell, or use it for any commercial purposes. In this website you can find the following Mechanical ME - Mechanical Engineering category eBooks: Engineering | eBooks Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Computer Aided Design, Control Systems, Design of Machine Elements, Me-Mechanical Engineers eDynamics of Fluids, Engineering Optimization, Finite books Element Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer, Internal Combustion Engines, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines, Machine Design, Management/Economics, Manufacturing, Material science, Mat lab, Mechanical Vibration, Mechanics of Solids, Mechatronics, Power Plant Engineering, Prime Movers and Fluid Machines, Solar Thermal Process Engineering, Theory of Machines, Thermodynamics and more categories will be added in future. This site lists free eBooks and online books related to programming, computer science, software engineering, web design, mobile app development, networking, OnlineProgramming.com databases, information technology, AI, graphics and computer hardware which are provided by publishers or authors on their websites legally. It does not host pirated books or do not link to sites that host pirated books. InTech Open Science / Open Minds 10 The National Academies Press (NAP) 11 The Online Book Page The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy. They offer more than 5,000 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book. The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.