The most comprehensive, compact, and cost effective appropriate technology and sustainable living resource in the world! The AT Library contains the full text and images from over 1050 of the best books dealing with all areas of self-reliance, do-it-yourself technology – over 150,000 pages! Portable and easy to use on 1 USB, 2 DVDs or 28 CDs. The AT Library is currently in use in over 74 countries worldwide.


The AT Library with its included eBook Management Software.

The AT Library with its included eBook Management Software.

The new USB Edition contains book covers and metadata that can be synced with your favorite eBook reader using the included eBook management software (see image above). We’ve even integrated the entire Appropriate Technology Sourcebook summaries for each book!

Above: Just a handful of the literally thousands of detailed
and diagrams in the Appropriate Technology Library

Here’s What Customers Have To Say:“The AT Library has been a great resource for us in teaching in all of these areas. We could never have brought all of these resources with us in a printed form, but thanks to the AT Library we had information readily available.”

– Lance & Debra Sprick, Life Resource Foundation, Iligan City, Philippines



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The Appropriate Technology Library is compact and easy to use. It contains all 1,050 books plus the complete Appropriate Technology Sourcebook on just 1 USB flash drive or 2 DVDs. That’s enough books to fill a shipping container in the palm of your hand!  Volume discounts are also available. Please send your volume discount request to

System Requirements: Will run on virtually any hardware configuration and operating system with a PDF reader. Don’t wait, order yours today!

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About the Appropriate Technology Libraray

The Appropriate Technology Library is 150,000 pages of full text and graphics from 1050 books covering all areas of village-level and do-it-yourself technology–all on 1 USB flash drive or 2 DVD’s.

The AT Library gives you all the benefits of a comprehensive appropriate technology library in the the palm of your hand. The AT Library gives you the knowledge to solve real-world problems such as: harvesting clean drinking water, making tools, growing your own crops, building and maintaining an irrigation system, preserving crops, reforesting a denuded watershed, starting a small fish hatchery, building a small-scale hydropower scheme, building and maintaining pumps, treating human and animal waste, utilizing solar energy, improving rural cookstove efficiency, constructing energy efficient structures, caring for the sick, non-formal education, preparing for a natural disaster — too many uses to list!

Subjects Covered in the Appropriate Technology library

Using the Appropriate Technology Library is Easy

The AT Library is the complete text and graphics of each book, digitally scanned into Adobe PDF format, the industry standard for document storage and viewing. Each book is summarized and indexed in the Appropriate Technology Sourcebook, included with each library. This format is easy to use and navigate and can be read on virtually any computer operating system. It can also be used with the most basic hardware including low MHZ laptops, tablets or smartphones.



The AT Library gives all the information of a comprehensive library at pennies per book. Needless to say, as a result of greatly reduced weight and size you also save on shipping and storage costs. Imagine how much it would cost to put together a comprehensive AT library of your own–not only the materials, but also the staff time needed to research, obtain and catalog the information you need. The AT Library saves resources that are better spent implementing this new knowledge it provides. The AT Library will pay for itself by helping you avoid expensive mistakes. having accessible information on wide-ranging topics lets you do the homework that prevents problems down the line. You can concentrate on the most productive opportunities rather than untangling a crisis.

Promotes human resource development

Having a resource like the AT Library in the office, enables your staff to quickly research spontaneous ideas, encouraging creative solutions. This develops staff skills by facilitating on-the-job learning and stimulation by offering a variety of options on any issue.


Provides immediate access to the potential solutions to your needs. Because the entire library be with you anywhere, you can answer questions the moment they arise and speed the pace of your work. The AT Library is completely portable, sync just the books you want to your laptop, tablet or smartphone so you can take it with you to the field for fast information and on on-the-spot problem solving.