In another step to index the world’s information, Google is including magazines into its Book Search function. Google has begun to index and add magazines to Google Books.For now, those added are Popular Mechanics (eehh!), New York Magazine, and Ebony, with more to come in the near future.
The best thing about this attachment (image), it is not just about the most recent numbers, but have begun to digitize past editions.The New York Magazine, for example, April 29, 1968, while that of Popular Science, there are editions from May 1870. As expected, it will be an invaluable resource for researchers, or simply curious as us, because to take all the text on a digital scanning and can perform simple searches for words within the magazines.
Want to browse through a particular magazine? Unfortunately, there’s no way to see the complete collection of magazines indexed. These include among others:
You can find from here:
And of course, it is also a great way to read the latest issue online and free.
Link: Google books
via official Google blog