Chandidas Mahavidyalaya


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Internet Archive

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World Digital Library

The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and ...


Open Library

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Project Gutenberg

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy non-profit educational organization with the mission to provide a free, world class education for anyone, anywhere. It provides short lessons in the form of videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators.



OpenStax publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks that are absolutely free online.


Directory of open access books (DOAB)

All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available. 43,172 academic peer-reviewed books from 622 publishers  as on 22th June, 2021


HathiTrust Digital Library

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. It is Founded in 2008 and offers 17+ million digitized items for reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law.



Digital repository of West Bengal Public Library

It has 33905(As on 5th July,21) collections of rare books in digital format of different libraries of West Bengal



It is the digital repository of Indian Electronic Theses and Dissertation. Total full text theses 310339(as on 5th July,21)


Open Access Theses and Dissertation (OATD)

It is the resource for finding open access graduate these and dissertations published around the world




It provides the full text of open access dissertation and theses free of charge


Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertation (NDLTD)

It is the networked digital library of Theses and Dissertations. It provides

information and search engine for electronic theses dissertations (ETDs)


The Society for Natural Language Technology Research

The Society for Natural Language Technology Research has been formed under the Govt. of West Bengal (Dept. of Information Technology). Language Technology research has to focus on two components, written text as well as spoken language. Besides text processing, speech generation and recognition are two very important areas in which research and development have to be focused.

Online Literary works and Linguistic Resources: Works of Rabindranath Tagore with Swaralipi, Works of Saratchandar Chattopadhyay, Works of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Works of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Sukanta Rachana Samagro, Sri Sri Ramakrishnan Kathamrita, Vivekananda Rachanabali, Cinema-script of Satyajit Rays Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne.



BDeBooks is online Bengali books reading library. It is a large Bengali ebook collection for all. All can read in online & download all Bangla books in pdf.

It contents books written by Indian writers, Bangladesh writers in different categories such as Novels, Fiction, Story, Poem, autobiography, etc.


Rabindra Rachanabali

It is a collection of Rabindra Rachanabali. All can download all Bangla books in pdf.

It contents 27 volumes of Rachanabali of Rabindranath Tegore in PDF.


Bangla Literature Research Centre

Bangla Literature Research Centre is situated in Bangladesh. It has good collection of Bengali resources. All can read online & download the resources.

It contents e-books, audio, video, research articles, biography, book review, travel literature, etc.