Google Books API Family

Who's using the Google Books APIs?

The sites below exemplify some of the many, creative ways you can integrate the APIs in the Google Books API Family with your site or app.

Are you a publisher or retailer looking to integrate with Google Books APIs? Let us know.

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"Our books connect people with their hometowns and we hope that giving them a look inside to see family, friends and landmarks will increase our sales of each book."
— Monica Pelletier, Marketing Manager, Arcadia Publishing

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"The Google Book Search APIs represent an important advance in accessing the content scanned on behalf of libraries participating in the Google Book Search Library Project. Working together enables us to increase the presence of these libraries and their collections on the Web."
— Bill Carney, Content Manager, OCLC, Inc.

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"Book covers, title, authors' names are all essential information but are far from sufficient. By integrating with Google Book Search, we can help booklovers discover new books much more easily and accurately."
— Greg Sung, Founder, aNobii

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More sites using the Book Search APIs

"The embedding of Google search is another way to offer greater access to Apress content in a secure environment. We are excited to participate and believe that it will make our site more useful, powerful, and valued by the IT and Development communities."
— Paul Carlstroem, Marketing Director, Apress

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"Integrating with Google Book Search will make the digital bookshelf closer to a real one."
— Herryanto Siatono, Founder, BookJetty

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"By integrating with Google Book Search, our customers can make a much more informed decision when buying a book. Ultimately using Google Book Search will make our books more accessible and easier to discover."
— Martin Hearn, E-Commerce Manager, BookRabbit

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"We're excited to make accessible and highlight UC's rich collection of scholarly materials to not only UC students and faculty, but to the public at large as well. Using the Google Book Search APIs we can enable our users' access to digital versions of print resources and help them make more informed choices about the materials they use for research or request from other libraries."
— Patricia Martin, Director Bibliographic Services, California Digital Library

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"Goodreads has over a million users who love to read books. Many of these members complain that they actually spend too much time on the site instead of reading. But now with Google book search we can help fix their problem - they will be able to browse the books right on the site!"
— Otis Chandler, Founder, Goodreads

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"Having a partnership with Google that allows our customers to become a more informed consumer by allowing them to browse more completely is important in reaching new and dedicated audiences. We are pleased to offer our customers this service through Google Book Search."
—Gary L. Gentel, President, Trade and Reference Division, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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"Discovery is one of the most difficult aspects of physical book publishing; Google Book Search provides an excellent solution."
— Alan Harvey, Deputy Director and Editor-in-Chief, Stanford University Press

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"With the ability to search and view books right on weRead, a member receiving a book recommendation from a friend can quickly see how it is rated, read through a few pages, and decide to add the book to her 'want to read' list ... Google Book Search is the first step towards a fundamental shift in the way we find and discover books."
— Krishna Motukuri, Founder, weRead

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