It’s a pity but this summer have finished and the beginning of new school year for students quietly came in. And I know how it is difficult after the summer vacation to plunge into the school and students’ concerns again. But in this article I want to let the students know the good news which had been prepared for them by the Google Company. I hope these innovations will not go away and will help students to develop this year. Are you student? Do you wonder now what will be discussed in this article? Ok, I will share with you the news and if you are Google Play user, I think it certainly will please you.
Nowadays each Google Play user is able to buy the required textbooks today. This news was reported by Google representatives on pages of the corporate blog.
For English-speaking students buying any electronic textbook will cost much cheaper than buying the paper version of it. But despite the obvious cost savings, even in electronic format the textbooks’ prices remain high. Therefore, in addition buying books, Google introduced the possibility of renting.
Now the owners of Android devices will be able to find necessary school and university textbooks in the online store vast, and to purchase them or to rent. Purchased e-books are stored in the cloud of Google storage, so students have constant access to their electronic books. Also they can use to access the acquired literature not only on Android-powered devices, but also on iOS gadgets or even a web version of the resource.
Also other special interesting features are available to students. And everybody may find useful these features during his or her study. For example, advanced search features allow you to search information for specific words or phrases, bookmarks can be made in the textbooks as per chapter as per pages. In addition, Google Play users can have at their disposal annotations to every textbook, as well as quick access to the search service of Google, Wikipedia, dictionaries and translators.
As we know, Google has already entered into agreements with a number of publishers which are specializing in the publication of textbooks. In the nearest future, for the online store users Google company plans to make available a wide range of textbooks for different directions of universities. So far only English-language academic literature is available for Google Play users today.
Alex Strike is an author of the article you’ve read above. Alex works at eBooks website, and he is always ready to share his thoughts on different topics with you.