Several web sites provide links to free eBooks (electronic books) on computer science topics. These web sites are sometimes old editions provided for free by publishers or open source books authors want widely available. Please note books on these web sites have not been reviewed by KSI instructors as to their content. These web sites are merely provided as sources for books that may be useful to KSI students.
e-booksdirectory (
Listing of free eBooks in the category of Computers & Internet

Free Computer Books (
A collection of free online computer, programming, mathematics, engineering, and technical books, lecture notes and tutorials.

Free Tech Books (
“Free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes.”

InformIT (
The online web site for Pearson, the world’s largest educational publisher.

Online Computer Books (
Provides “free computer books, free ebooks, free programming books, free online books and sample chapters related to Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science, Internet, Engineering, Business, Marketing, Maths, Electronics, Physics and Science which are provided by publishers or authors on their websites legally and free of charge.”

O’Reilly Open Project (
O’Reilly, a technology textbook publisher, has published a number of books with “open” copyrights. This web page lists these O’Reilly “open” books.