Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Google Book Search Adds Magazines

The second exciting announcement from Google today is the announcement of the addition of magazines to the book search engine. Magazine search results appear along with book search results. Magazine results are designated with the word "magazine" in the search snippet under the linked title.

Applications for Education
Google Magazine Search could be a good resource for teaching recent history and modern culture. Looking back through old magazines students will see the fashions and styles that were popular, popular entertainment stories, and public policy debates.