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Get ready for college with textbooks on Google Play


Heading to school? Be ready for the standard rites of passage: adorning your dorm room, selecting your courses and shopping for textbooks. And on the subject of shopping for textbooks from the campus retailer, some issues by no means alternate like lengthy traces, restricted provides and heavy backpacks. Or do they?

Rolling out this week, which you could now hire or buy digital textbooks from the Books part on Google Play. We’ve got a protracted checklist of publishing companions, and we’re launching with a complete choice of better training titles from science and arithmetic to historical past and English, and the whole thing in between.

Your whole textbooks, any place you go 
With digital textbooks, there’s no want to fear about which of them you’ve got with you and which of them you left on your dorm room. As a result of your library is saved within the cloud, you could have fast get right of entry to to the titles you want—while you want them—for your Android tablet, phone, iOS device and on the internet. Now an overstuffed backpack is a factor of the previous with all of your textbooks weighing as so much because the device you’re studying them on.

Take great notes, stay organized 
With the Google Play Books app, you have convenient tools at hand to make studying simpler and faster. You can instantly search within a textbook for a particular word or phrase, bookmark chapters and pages, highlight and annotate key passages and get quick access to dictionaries, translation tools, Wikipedia and Google search.

Rent and save 
Need your textbooks for just a semester or two? You can rent any textbook on Google Play for six months and save up to 80% as compared to buying print textbooks.

Shop for textbooks today on Google Play, and learn more at our Google in Education web site.

Posted via Scott Dougall, Director, Product Administration