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Google's book project offers online access to some books with links to libraries or to purchase for others.
Mobile access is available for some devices.
Open Library (Beta) - under construction
Open Library (beta site) is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive. Search information about millions of books, including full text of one million scanned books.
Books/eBooks @ the Library
The Library@VIU has Books/eBooks on a wide range of subjects from a variety of publishers.
You can access the eBooks from on or off campus using your Library ID and PIN.
Selected free eBook sources
These sites offer eBooks for free, and may also offer titles for purchase, including for mobile reading: