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E-Books Link Description
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) http://www.doabooks.org/ The aim of the DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. It is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access. The DOAB is a service of the OAPEN Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to Open Access publishing of academic books.
Digital Library of India http://www.dli.ernet.in/ Digital Library of India (DLI) is a digital collection of freely accessible rare books collected from various libraries in India.
Internet Archive E-Books and Texts https://archive.org/details/texts The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 11,000,000 fully accessible books and texts. Provides online access to the full text of public domain.
Guggenheim - VICE http://flip.it/zdc9uF Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim - VICE. A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free. There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, On the Spiritual in Art; books about movements from the Italian metamorphosis and Russian Constructivism; thousands of years of Azte and Chinese art.
Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page One of the oldest and most famous online book collections. Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. 
Oapen Library http://www.oapen.org/home The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.
Planet ebook http://www.planetebook.com/ Planet eBook, the home of high-quality — FREE — classic literature. All our works are entirely free to download, read and share.
E-Journals    
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) https://doaj.org/ DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
International Journal of Designs for Learning http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/ijdl/index This multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal is dedicated to publishing descriptions of artifacts, environments and experiences created to promote and support learning in all contexts by designers in any field.
International Design of Journal http://www.ijdesign.org/ojs/index.php/IJDesign/ The International Journal of Design is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, architectural design, urban design, and other design related fields.
Mobile Information Systems https://www.hindawi.com/journals/misy/ Mobile Information Systems is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles that report the theory and/or application of new ideas and concepts in the field of mobile information systems.
National Digital Library of India https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

The National Digital library of India (NDLI) is a project under Ministry of Human Resource Development, India. The objective is to integrate several national and international digital libraries on one single web-portal. NDL India has been designed to benefit all kinds of users like students (of all levels), teachers, researchers, librarians, library users, professionals, differently abled users and all other lifelong learners.

Registration Process:
Once you have click in the URL (https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in) of NDL India and land on the Homepage of NDL India, you will find a window on the right hand side saying 'Member Log-In'. Click on the 'Register' button whereby a Registration form will open up. Fill up all the details on the form and submit. You will soon get a validation link in your mailbox. Click the link and validate and then you can start using NDL India. From next time onwards, please use the Log-In button on the Home page for accessing NDL India.

The International Design Journal http://www.journal.faa-design.com/ The International Design Journal is a multidisciplinary, open access, peer reviewed journal, issued by the designer's scientific society of Egypt. The journal is devoted to publishing state of the art research work in different fields of design.
VLSI Design http://www.journal.faa-design.com/ VLSI Design is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that presents state-of-the-art papers in VLSI design. The Journal provides a dynamic high-quality international forum for original papers and tutorials by academic, industrial, and other scholarly contributors in VLSI Design.
Thesis    
UCLIC - UCL Interaction Centre https://www.ucl.ac.uk/uclic/studying/taught-courses/distinction-projects/2011_theses/Stawarz_2011 UCLIC is a world leading Centre of Excellence in Human-Computer Interaction teaching and research, studying interactions between people and technology, drawing on the best scientific traditions in Computer Science and Human Sciences. Provide the MSc Project Reports free.
Library and Archives Canada http://amicus.collectionscanada.gc.ca/thesescanada-bin/Main/BasicSearch?coll=18&l=0&v=1 Theses Canada, launched in 1965 at the request of the deans of Canadian graduate schools, is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and nearly 70 universities accredited by Universities Canada. provide free access to Canadian electronic theses and dissertations in the collection.