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Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts

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The collection of about 14,000 documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy is browsable by author and title. Each document comes with subject tags and a concordance. A full text search is available that can be limited to subject tags, author names, and title words.

Bartleby.com

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Started in 1993 as a Columbia University’s online publishing project. Includes poetry, Bartlett’s “Familiar Quotations”, inaugural addresses of U.S. presidents and more.

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

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An online resource for Irish history, literature and politics containing texts browsable by language, topic and time period. With search interface, FAQ and a list of related links.

CETH: Centre for Electronic Texts in the Humanities

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Documenting the American South

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Ten thematic collections of primary sources for the study of southern history, literature, and culture. Browsable by authors, titles, or subjects. Includes full texts in HTML and SML/TEI format, illustrations, and cross references.

DreamBank

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This is a collection of over 16,000 dream reports in English. Provides a search engine and the possibility to draw a random sample of reports.

eBooks@Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide Library’s collection includes classic works of literature, philosophy, science, and history. The books are listed alphabetically by author and by title as well as chronologically and by subject.

Electronic Text Center – University of Virginia

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The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia combines an on-line archive of thousands of SGML-encoded electronic texts (some of which are publicly available) with a library-based Center housing hardware and software suitable for the creation and analysis of text.
You can browse the collections by subject.

Eserver.org

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Based at Iowa State University, the EServer offers fifty collections on diverse topics, containing short and longer written works as well as hypertext and streaming audio and video recordings.

Famous speeches

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A collection of famous speeches by Presidents and Prime Ministers.

Great Books Index

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Online editions of books in English from Aeschylus to Woolf.

Internet Public Library: Reading Room

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The IPL maintains an index of online texts.

Newspapers on the Internet

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This list of international newspapers on the internet was produced by Isabel Trancoso and converted to HTML format by Oliver Christ (IMS Stuttgart).
Lists newspaper sites from the following countries/regions:
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, North America, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South America, Spain, Sweden, UK

The On-line Books Page

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An index of thousands of (English) on-line books, free of copyright or for free personal, noncommercial on-line use, links to other repositories.

You can search their listings by author and/or title.

PoliTxt

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A digital archive of political texts compiled by Kenneth Janda, containing inaugural addresses of U.S. presidents, predidential state of union addresses, television debates between presidential candidates and material on US parties platforms.

TalkBank

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The database contains transcript and media data collected from conversations with adults and older children. Focus areas are AphasiaBank, child language, and conversation analysis. Includes tipps and information on digital video and digital audio.

Text Corpora and Corpus Linguistics

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This list is maintained by Michael Barlow.

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