Google local library search results now result from ebook queries

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The tech giant is making it easier for mobile device users to locate digital copies at nearby libraries. A new Google local library search feature is making it simpler for readers to locate digital copies of the books they want and that can be found nearby. The tech giant announced this week that it has added the new feature and that it will show up in book title results. Searching for books on Google already displays a special book listing separate from the query results. Within the book’s description, a…

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Google uses QR codes for new web-based reading platform


Google has added QR codes to one of their new mobile reading platforms. The company’s WebGL Bookcase is a new web-based program for the Chrome Internet explorer. The program can be populated with a vast array of electronic books, more commonly referred to as ebooks. Each book in Google’s library is attributed with its own QR code. Google has recently begun adopting QR codes for some of their web-based initiatives after denouncing the codes earlier in the year. Google’s books have their own, unique QR code. When scanned with a…

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