January 28, 2022

"Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'"

By Philip Jones

Source: The Bookseller

From the Article:

Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK.


Google said it had hundreds of thousands of commercially available books to buy at launch, in addition to two million public-domain e-books. Google eBooks are stored in an online library and accessible across devices including laptops, netbooks, tablets, smartphones and e-readers.

The development comes almost a year after its US e-book store went live, with Google now promising launches in other English-language markets such as Australia and Canada to follow soon, with European expansion slated for next year.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.