Search for Magazine Editions using Google Book Search

Though, many magazines these days do provide an online subscription model for viewing the magazine online. However, If you are someone who always wanted to be view magazines over the internet for free, there is some good news for you.  Google is now partnering with various Media publications and various publishers to begin digitizing Magazines and millions of articles from titles as diverse as New York MagazinePopular Mechanics, and Ebony. In order to learn how to search for the magazine of your choice using Google, read this post. If you are looking out for an option to search Comics Using Google, read Google and Comic Search.

1.) Follow your browser to point to Google Book Search.

Google Book Search lets you search for Magazine Titles and Articles

Google Book Search lets you search for Magazine Titles and Articles

2.) Type in the name of the magazine of your choice. However, do have in mind that all titles are not available yet with Google. For eg. if you are looking out for the Ebony Magazine, type in Ebony in the search.

Limited Preview Edition on Google Book Search

Limited Preview Edition on Google Book Search

The search results will have the details of the magazine also with the View type. Most of the magazines right now are Limited Preview, however, Google does have Full View magazines as well.

Is Google Planning to add more magazines into the search?

Well, Yes. Google says,

Over time, as we scan more articles, you’ll see more and more magazines appear in Google Book Search results. Eventually, we’ll also begin blending magazine results into our main Google.com search results, so you may begin finding magazines you didn’t even know you were looking for. For now you can restrict your search to magazines we’ve scanned by trying an advanced search.

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