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English Research Guide: Literature Texts Online

Works of literature on the Web

Many colleges and universities and scholarly organizations are making original texts available for free through their web sites.  Here are some sources that offer accurate copies scanned from the originals.

Electronic original texts through the library

Many works of literature, especially those that are hard to find, are available through the library's online sources. All are scanned from original copies, so you can be sure they are accurate representations of the authors' works.