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eBook sources

downloadable .imp files

Which format do i select when buying a book as all of them need to be converted anyway?

If you're buying encrypted books, the only ones that can be converted are MS Reader (LIT) format. Learning to handle them can be a bit tricky - you need a registered copy of MS Reader on your computer to be able to download your purchases, then ConvertLit to disassemble them, then probably something like SoftSnow's FileMerger to reassemble the multiple HTML files.

If you're looking at unencrypted books, REBLib will handle HTML, RTF, TXT and possibly some other open formats. Avoid Adobe Acrobat Reader, MobiPocket and eReader files, which don't convert well if at all.

Web sites that have books that can be converted and then loaded onto your REB1200 updated 2/15/2005

Ebook Database

Contains a database of URLs to sites with free content

Project Gutenberg

Go To Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books. There are over 6000 free books available.


Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

We may not have the word "ebook" in our domain name, but since 1999, we've been providing the ebook community with an independent source of helpful resources as well as providing education to those who want to know more about what ebooks are and how they can benefit from them. To that end, we offer ebook reviews, industry news, a huge directory of ebook listings, a great library (lending ebooks, of course) and much more.

Fictionwise $ is committed to providing the Internet's most comprehensive collection of fiction (and yes nonfiction too!) in the most popular eBook formats. Probably the largest collection of ebooks on the net. Free eBooks section Fictionwise sells unencrypted, multiformat books in the REB1200's IMP format - look for the "OEBFF Full VGA (IMP)" choice on the "Choose Download Format" list. (The "OEBFF Half VGA (IMP)" format will work too, but it's black-and-white, not coloured.)

eBooksLib $

Phoenix-Library $ and some free books

Jolie Howard Fiction ""

"" Scheherazade Tales -- The best bargain in romance ebooks on the Internet

Alexandria Digital Literature: ebookstore &

Belgrave House Fiction ""
Belgrave House reissues as ebooks popular fiction--Regency and contemporary romance, women's fiction, mysteries, romantic suspense--that has gone "out-of-print."

A Yahoo ebook trading group to join and

USENET newsgroups

Download some of the books on USENET RePlayer

or ( allows "free" reading/posting).

Names of USENET e-books groups


Links to USENET via the web

Content sites

Free Content sites

site formats offered browse by notes
Project Gutenberg hosted by ibiblio .txt Title, Author, or search same contents as the official site , but with a MUCH BETTER interface
MemoWare .txt, .doc, .lit, .pdf, .prc, .pdb, others Subject or search also one of the biggest free content sites
Free eLiterature .html, .lit, .prc Subject (from the green bar on top) selected popular titles from Project Gutenberg.
Microsoft free eBooks .lit Subject or Search by Title, Author, Keyword or ISBN collection of free .lit 's
Virginia eText Center .html, .lit, .pdb Subject, Author, or search thousands of contents
Virginia Web eText Center .html Language (on the left side) thousands more contents in other languages, many have BOTH the foriegn language and the translation
Blackmask .rb, .lit, .pdf, .prc, .pdb Subject or search thousands of ebooks

Purchase Content sites .lit, .pdf, prc, pdb Subject or Search by Title, Author, Keyword or ISBN none
Amazon eBooks .lit, .pdf Subject or Search by Title, Author, Keyword or ISBN click on "BOOKS", then "E-BOOKS & DOCS"
Yahoo eBooks .lit, .pdf, .prc, .pdb Subject or Search by Title, Author, Keyword or ISBN none
eBooksLib .imp, .rb, .lit .pdf, .prc, .pdb, Title, Author, Language, and Subject has contents in other languages
ceBooks not important not important has updated links (on the left side) to their pick of top 10 ebook content sites including fictionWise , their 1st pick .rb and .imp    

Online textbooks
You're in luck if your $100+ textbook is available online. And if it's available online, the chances are that you have a pretty good chance of finding it in here.
Internet Public Library .html, .pdf Subject or Search by Title, Author, or Subject
The Online Books Page .html, .pdf Subject or Search by Title, Author, or Subject
FreeTechBooks (mostly Computer Science) .html, .doc, .pdf Subject

And of course, there are numerous specific content sites such as news, articles, journals, etc. (which you probably are more familiar than I am) that you can download or save from the browser by just doing FILE | SAVE AS, then convert it into REB1200 format.