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eBooks: eBooks



The AFTRS Library has a number of subscriptions to services that provide ebooks, plus there are over 800 ebooks available via the AFTRS Library catalogue.

Below are some links to access free ebooks.


ProQuest eBook Central gives you free access to a number of ebooks on the subjects including film, television, radio and the broadcasting industries. ProQuest eBook Central is designed with mobile in mind. Access the site from your tablet or phone, and download ebooks for offline reading.

Simply search for a topic and click on the relevant ebook.


Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online.

You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Looking for something to read? Project Gutenberg eBooks are mostly older literary works.

Most were published before 1924, with some published in the decades after.

A database of hundreds of scripts, screenplays and transcripts of current, classic and (a few) soon-to-be-released movies, television, anime and radio shows.

Use the navigation bar to search or browse through hundreds of titles.



Kindle has more than 5 million Kindle Books including best sellers, new releases and classics in Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Biographies & Memoirs, Young Adult and Children's Books.

Plus, offers Australian customers thousands of Kindle books from independent and best-selling Australian authors, Australian Kindle Daily Deals, the Free Kindle Reading App so you can buy once and read everywhere, reviews and best sellers based on Australian customer preferences, Kindle Exclusives, Kindle Singles and more. is a huge collection of movie scripts, screenplays and transcripts from famous and not-so-famous screen writers from around the world — collaboratively published by amateur script writers and contributing editors.



Audible lets you download and listen to audiobooks and original podcasts.

With over 400,000 titles to choose from, as well as original content only on Audible, its is the best way to experience audio entertainment.

Listen on the free app, with your Amazon device, with your connected speakers and more.



The ultimate goal of the Open Library is to make all the published works of humankind available to everyone in the world.

While Open Library is not quite that extensive yet, they have a number of ebooks that you can download and read for free.