This  post from Piotr Kowalczyk at E-Book Friendly seemed timely and tongue-in-cheek, given that I found it soon after writing E-books, Procurement and Students with Disabilities



Google Search Tips for Finding Books

One of my favorite blogs is E-Book Friendly.  While the layout and organization of posts is sometimes frustrating because posts are often interspersed  with suggestions and  links to other E-Book Friendly posts one might want to read, I find this blog fascinating and well worth my time to read.

A recent post offered 8 useful tips for using Google to locate books. Since Google is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, handling more than three billion searches each day, Google can be a powerful took for locating books.

The post, 8 Google Tips for Book Lovers, discusses eight  types of book-related (below) information searchers  can locate about books and authors using Google and particular search strategies.

  1. Find rich info about authors and books
  2. Find downloadable ebook files
  3. Find books to read online
  4. Browse books in specific sites
  5. Browse iBooks Store on the web
  6. Find free public domain images
  7. Read about the books on Google Books
  8. Compare book prices

The tips are simple and effective. The post is a worthwhile read.