Google Books

6 Keywords: References, Referencing, Bibliography, Dyslexia, Specific Learning Difficulties,

Google Book Search is a way of finding books on-line in digital format - this does not necessarily mean everything in book is available or even accessible to a screen reader.

"If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given us permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy. Learn more about the different views."  It is possible to keyword search some books, view contents and in many cases find specific information  quicker than one would be able to find items in a paper based book.

One of the latest features is the ability to build a personal library containing your own topics and chosen books.

It should be noted that there have been some ctitical reviews of the database including one from Robert B. Townsend of the American Historical Association , on April 30, 2007. ..."the quality of the scans is decidedly mixed, the information about the books (the “metadata” in info-speak) is often erroneous, and the public domain is curiously restricted."

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