Wait! Put that wallet down – The eBook could be free! Google Results include local library’s eBooks

February 8, 2019
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Google has made free legal ebooks much easier to find. Nick Douglas from LifeHacker how to do it…

Search for a book, and in the info bar on the right, under the buying options, Google lists local public libraries that have the ebook.

This function has been a long time coming. People have been searching for free ebooks for years, enough that Google usually autosuggests “PDF” after any search for a book title. (Search for a TV show and it adds “streaming free.”) That’s probably one reason Google recently added this legal option.

Here are some differences: The library bought its ebook legally, so you’re supporting the author. That alone is a great reason to go legal. Now that stealing books is so easy, the publishing industry relies on readers to do the right thing.

 

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