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Databases & e-books

CSS: Creative Secdonary School subscribed database
HKPL: Hong Kong Public Library
HKU: Hong Kong University 

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Electronic books (free)


Claims to be the world's largest ebook library and scientific article store. Registration is required for the first time borrowers



Books from last century digitized, covers subjects such as Literature, Travel and exploration, Philosophy, Religion, and History.


E-books for Teens and Young Adults

Free books / audio books online

E-books from HK Public Library

(EBSCOhost, ebrary, Apabi, Vista, Safari Business Books Online, Safari Tech Books Online) - limited to HKPL registered users


Google Book

Huge volume of books but not all are full-text / e-books


International Children's Digital Library

It comes with many language choices and there is a secton for age 10 - 13


Naxos Spoken Word Library

An online collection of audiobooks with titles on classic novels, plays, poetry, religion, philosophy, great epics and tales, history, biographies and music education

Open library

Large e-book collection though they are published at least a decade ago


Project Gutenberg

A collection of e-books (popular literature/fiction); free but registration is required

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