Library Genesis

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Library Genesis
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Library Genesis is a Russian project to create an online library of ebooks. They currently have about 2 million of them, totaling 26 TBs. The project is in blatant violation of copyright, and their domain name is blocked in some countries.

Database dumps

Database dumps can be downloaded from:

The repository (the actual .pdf/.epub files) can be downloaded from:


Sci-Mag uses Library Genesis as back-end storage. The repository torrents can be downloaded from:
The sci-mag database repository torrents are currently unavailable.
The database is available together with the others under /dbdumps/.


There are various inofficial mirrors of libgen, such as [1], BookFI [2], and B-OK [3].