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Search Books with Google Print

Despite pending lawsuits, Google Print has beta launched. As it's name indicates, with Google Print, you can search the content of selected books.

To see what it is all about, run a simple search for the word "blawg." Your results will include a handful of books containing that keyword. The relevant page(s) will be displayed (you may be prompted to register with Google to view them). Although many books are scanned in their entirety, you'll only be able to view two pages forward and two pages back from your keyword page. However, there is a link to bookstores which sell the whole book. The cover, table of contents and index are also available.

With the advanced search, you can also limit by title, author, publisher, publication date and ISBN.