Web-based story collections
Sur la Lune 1660 fairy tales and 40 e-books of stories
D.L. Ashliman's site for folk tales - he lists them under themes so that you get 15 variants of Cinderella, or folktales that have "abduction by aliens”.
Stav Academic Library - has a mixture of folk tales and historical papers.
Theoi Greek Mythology - website for classical myths.
Chest of Books - another useful collection of out of print folk tale and fairy tale books that you can download.
Applit - Appalachian Folktales in Children's Literature and Collections for all ages.
- another source of free downloadable books (which is also a print on demand company which will sell you a paper copy).
an excellent collection of story resources
forty-five splendid Palestinian Arab folktales
Another wonderful collection of Tales