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

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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