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|This page in a nutshell: The Internet Archive is the recommended website for adding Djvu files to Wikisource for proofreading. If the book you want to add to Wikisource is not available in IA but digitised by any website listed here, follow the instructions of Help:Internet Archive#Adding files to add it to IA for Djvu conversion. For mass-uploading from any website to IA follow the instructions of Help:Internet Archive/Requested uploads to request help.|
|A collection of resources that collect public domain texts, similar to those collected by Wikisource. Please consider viewing these sources when looking for works to add to our project.|
|American Memory||excellent||partial||From Library of Congress|
|Anarchy Archives||good||partial||Some works are under copyright|
|Bibliothèque nationale de France||excellent||Yes|
|Biodiversity Heritage Library||excellent||Yes||BHL in flickr / BHL Blog|
|British History Online||excellent||no||Core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles|
|British Library||variable||yes||Run search, then refine the access options to "online" and the format to "book", pdf though may need deriving to djvu at Internet Archive (announcement)|
|Christian Classics Ethereal Library||excellent||yes||Many formats available|
|Digital Book Index||variable||variable||This is really a meta-search, which links to texts in other locations|
|Family history books||n/a||yes||Plus local histories. Predominantly PDF works; some have text layers (raw OCR), not all|
|Google Books||poor||yes||Not all texts are in the public domain. Many texts are only partly available.|
|Internet Archive||poor||yes||Most texts are raw OCR without proofreading|
|Library of Liberty||good||yes||Some works are under copyright|
|UK Government Statute Law database||excellent||some||Many are Crown Copyright|
|Universal Digital Library||poor||yes||Some works are under copyright (copyright status is indicated), many non-English works|
|University of Hong Kong Libraries||n/a||yes||No evident main page for this repository so use a domain-scoped Google search. See also some Wikisource community notes about downloading from this repository.|
|University of Michigan library||NA||yes||Pagescans only|
|Washington State Historical Records Project||poor||yes||Many copyright expired historical works scanned at usable quality. Mostly northwestern US history, but not exclusively; some non-English.|
|Wilbourhall||excellent||yes||Classical works in several languages and translations, including Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, etc.|
|World Digital Library||n/a||yes|
|Archaeological Survey of India||n/a||yes||pdf files of good quality; covering many subjects and many countries; some works under copyright|
|Digital Library of India||n/a||yes||Pages in tif format; requires tif reader for online page-by-page viewing and saving; requires DLI downloader for downloading pdf. Huge collection; variable scan quality; many copyrighted works|
|Baldwin Project||excellent||no||Children's books|
|Bartleby||excellent||No||Texts not already imported are listed at User:Quadell/Bartleby.|
|Bibliomania||good||no||Mostly reuses Gutenberg content|
|Dinsmore Documentation||excellent||no||Professional proofreaders, showing off their work|
|History Sourcebooks||good||no||Despite frequent © notices, texts are in the public domain|
|ibiblio||excellent||no||19th Century Works on Indian history written by British authors.|
|Literature Network||good||no||Includes biographies and photos of authors|
|Project Gutenberg||variable||No||Texts proofed by the Distributed Proofreaders are of excellent quality. Others are less reliable.|
|Sacred Texts||excellent||no||includes original images|
|University of Virgina library||excellent||no||Many texts are only available to UV students and staff|
|Wake Forest University library||excellent||no||Many texts are annotated|
|Yale Law School's Avalon Project||good||no||Some works are under copyright|
- Bibliographies listed in the Eighteen Volumes The Cambridge History of English and American Literature.
Although these sites don't provide source texts, they may be useful to Wikisourcerors in other ways.
- LibriVox - public domain recordings of public domain works, in both mp3 and ogg.
- Tesseract Online - This online OCR engine can turn an image file into text.
- WebCite - may be used to preserve online or e-published text (example).