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PIMBS LTD. LIBRARY SERVICES

ACCESS
PIMBS Ltd. offers physical library services from 8.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The library is closed on Sunday.

However, there are a number of on line libraries and databases available 24/7 that students can browse and obtain information at their convenience.

The following books and publications listed under #1 - #24 are available at
http://educhoices.org

1. The Online Books Page
Free Books on the Online Books Page
The University of Pennsylvania's Online Books Page is a great place to read free online books. There are more than 30,000 English language works available. All of them are nicely formatted and can be read right on your computer.

2. Project Gutenberg
Free Books at Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the original free electronic book producer. There are currently over 25,000 books in its online catalog, with 100,000 more titles available from many partners and affiliates.

3. Questia
Free Books at Questia
Questia is best known as a resource for writers and students, but the site also hosts a library featuring more than 5,000 free books that may be read online. Offerings include rare books as well as classics.

4. Free Classic Books
Free Classic Books
This free online library holds many of the world's most treasured classics. Books include the writings of authors such as L. Frank Baum, H.G. Wells and Jane Austen.

5. FullBooks.com
Free Books at FullBooks.com
FullBooks.com offers thousands of books that can be read online for free. All of these books are sorted by title. FullBooks.com also has links to sites with free reference books, biographies and science books.

6. Internet Public Library
Free Books in the Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library is a goodplace to access newspapers, magazines and reference works. Nearly 100 links that will take site visitors to websites offering free online books. Links are updated regularly and include descriptions to help you find what you're looking for.

7. Classic Reader
Free Books from Classic Reader
Classic Reader has nearly 4,000 free classic books, poems, plays and short stories. You may read the books for free online and even add your own annotations.

8. Authorama
Free Books at Authorama
Authorama features free books from a wide range of authors. All of the books on this site are public domain and are formatted in XHTML, which means that text style and illustrations have been preserved. Currently more than 100 free books are available, with new books added on a regular basis.

9. Bored.com
Free Books at Bored.com
Bored.com is just what the name implies--a website for people who are bored. The site offers thousands of free books that can be stored on your computer and/or read online. Book offerings include British literature, American literature, cookbooks, children's books, textbooks and reference books.

10. Read Print
Free Books at Read Print
Read Print is a free online library that was designed for teachers, students and readers of classic books. This well-organized site has its thousands of free books sorted by author. Other features include literature articles and a section on Shakespeare.

11. The Literature Network
Free Books from The Literature Network
The Literature Network features thousands of free short stories, books and poems that you may begin reading immediately. The site also includes quizzes, author biographies and user comments.

12. LibriVox
Free Books at LibriVox
LibriVox is a unique online library catering to both listeners and readers. The site has free audio books and links to text versions to read online. Other site features include book summaries, author bios and links to further book-related content.

13. Bartleby
Free Books at Bartleby
Bartleby is one of those sites you'll want to bookmark as soon as you discover it. This Internet publisher features a huge collection of free books to read on your computer. Offerings include fiction, nonfiction, poetry and reference works.

14. Classic Bookshelf
Free Books on the Classic Bookshelf
The Classic Bookshelf is a nice place to read classic books online because of its easy readability program. Users can open the free book of their choice and then decide how they'd like the screen to look. Things readers can customize include page color, text color, print size, margin size and font.

15. ReadBooksOnline.net
Free Books at ReadBooksOnline.net
Although this website isn't that pretty, it's a good place to read books online for free. The site has over 1,000 books by different authors. Offerings include the best of British, Irish and American literature.

16 Chest of Books
Free Books in the Chest of Books
If fiction isn't your favorite thing, Chest of Books is a good place for you. This free online library features nonfiction books on a wide range of topics, including business, art, computers, finance, health, history, gardening, home improvement, science, real estate, sports and travel.

17. PublicLiterature.org
Free Books from PublicLiterature.org
PublicLiterature.org has a good selection of free classic books that may be read online in a free user-friendly interface. The site also features works by accomplished authors from around the world. Reading categories include classics, comedy, children's, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays and sci fi.

18. Biblomania
Free Books on Biblomania
Biblomania has over 2,000 poems, short stories, novels and plays to read for free online. New books are added each month. Biblomania provides study guides, literature articles and a whole range of resources for students to go along with these works.

19. International Children's Digital Library
Free Books from the International Children's Digital Library
The International Children's Digital Library Foundation provides access to online free books for children around the world. Books are available in many different languages and most of them feature user-submitted activities and other content that can be used in conjunction with the books

20. Public Bookshelf
Free Books on the Public Bookshelf
Public Bookshelf will likely have something to suit you no matter your interests. This online library has classic books as well as new authors. Free book categories fantasy, history, mystery, romance, teen fiction and horror. Public Bookshelf also features a substantial collection of nonfiction.

21. Perseus Digital Library
Free Books in the Perseus Digital Library
Perseus Digital Library of Tufts University is an evolving digital library featuring a wide range of materials and constantly updated with new content. Current works include modern English Literature, classics and science papers.

22. DailyLit
Free Books at DailyLit
DailyLit offers a unique service for reading free books online. This site lets readers choose classic and contemporary books, then the books will be sent out in installments via RSS feed or email.

23. Fiction.us
Free Books at Fiction.us
Fiction.us is a great place to find free online novels. Books are split into chapters, so it's easy to remember where you left off. The site also offers poetry, plays and picture books.

24. Page By Page Books
Free Books from Page By Page Books
Page By Page Books has hundreds of classic books that may be read online for free . Books can be searched for by author and title.

Academic Databases
http://www.supersummary.com/
Free e books are available at http://www.free-ebooks.net
 
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
RESEARCH ASSISTANCE  and BOOK PROCUREMENT– PIMBS Ltd. offers research assistance on any subject which is being taught at PIMBS Ltd.  This can be accessed through a simple call in service at 662-7467 or via e mail at pimbs1@gmail.com

The Librarian or Library assistant endeavours to find you the book within 48 hours, and internet references within 72 hours.

BOOK PROCUREMENT – If there is a topic you would like to research and you would like to borrow relevant books on it (but you are unsure of the title of the book or you do not have time to come into the library) you can use the call in service at 662-7467 or e mail at pimbs1@gmail.com and the librarian or library assistant will find the book for you.  You will be able to borrow the book for 2 weeks otherwise a 1 pound  sterling a day charge will be applied.

REFERENCING CHECKING – If you have a project or a paper which requires a particular style of referencing, a team is available to look it over for you.   This is at a cost of 2 pounds sterling a page.


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Contact Information:

  • Phone/Fax: (868) 662-7467, (868) 662-PIMS
  • Email: pimbs1@gmail.com
  • Address: #1 Harris Street, Curepe, Trinidad, West Indies.