Google Book Search in Education


The Tool: http://books.google.com

Answer the following questions. Assign one person to be the scribe and record ideas in this wiki page:
  1. What is the tool? How does it work? What's special about it?
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This tool lets you look up books by author, subject, title, publisher, ISBN, etc.
SOME of the texts allow users to read the book, and SOME allow users to preview the book. Once a book has been chosen, users can look up other books of similar subjects, read reviews, find popular passages, and preview the table of contents. Users can also create a library, and share that library with others.
Searches full text, snippet view does maps of locations mentioned in the book, create/organize/share libraries,
  1. How might this tool be useful to students & teachers?
Creating libraries and writing reviews would be a great way for students to share their opinions on books with their peers.
Search books, share libraries

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  1. What else do we want to know about this tool?
Nothing at this point...
There is also a way to enter book reviews and share them?
Can others see my library/reviews, and vice-versa?