The World Public Library Association is the world’s largest aggregator of eBooks. Founded in 1996, the World Public Library Association is a global coordinated effort to preserve and disseminate historical books, classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other heritage works in a number of languages and countries around the world. World Public Library is a IRC 501(c)(4) Organization, organized Not for profit, but operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare. Our mission is to serve and aid the public, students, and educators, by providing the world's most complete collection of electronic books, documents, and articles online, as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instructional programs of education, elementary through post-baccalaureate studies.
Access to the complete holdings of the World Public Library is open to the general public for personal use. Upon payment of an annual dues of $8.95 for membership (substantially less for large groups), Patrons will receive an eLibrary Card allowing them unlimited access to our complete holdings. There are no other costs or fees to individuals for unlimited access. The payment of a nominal dues are needed to defray operating expense, in strict compliance with US IRC Rev. Rule 67-109, 1967-1 C.B.136.
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As a member of the World Public Library, you will be able to access all +3,000,000 digital eBooks to read online or download and save for later. All of the eBooks are portable PDF file formatted, and all Audio eBooks are portable MP3 file formatted. These formats have been specially designed to be cross platform compatible with all PCs, Laptops, PDAs, Kindle DX, Kindle 3 iPad/iPods, eReaders, or Smartphones.
Ideal for researchers, Students, Professionals, or Individuals who are interested in accessing intellectual properties to our digital shelves via the World-Wide Web. Membership allows you to search, browse, and read online, as well as save to your personal bookshelf or download to your PC or smart device.
* Individual Membership Subscriptions
* Institutional Membership Subscriptions
Committed to Promoting Global Literacy
* Library information provider and promoting public literacy since 1996
* Headquarters in the USA and a global network of researchers in over 70 countries
* Independent non-profit
* Publishers of online information systems, library research objects, reference books
* Member-driven digitization projects
Products and Services
There are four divisions within World Public Library Association, which meet the different needs of our clients: Membership Support, Acquisitions, Cataloging, and Technical Services.
Comprehensive Variety of Collections
Our award-winning eBook collection and eDocuments are perfect for either academic research or a relaxing evening read.
Collections Include: 21st Century, Action Adventure, Biography, Classics, Drama, Education, Elizabethans, Esoteric, Fiction, Folklore, Children's, Gothic Tales, History, Liberal Arts, Mystery, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Political Science, Pulp Fiction, Religion, Renaissance Thinkers, Science, Science Fiction, Western, Europa, Eastern, Professional.
Clients who rely on World Public Library Association for their digital books include:
* General Public, national and government libraries
* Public and private schools, libraries, colleges, universities, business schools
* Multinational educational institutions
The World Public Library Association and its branches are NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.
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