Google is to make available for download classical literary works

Google is to make available for download classical books via their Google Book Search site.

The works provided are out of copyright due to their age and can be downloaded and printed for subsequent reading. Google is reported to have stated:

“Users can search and read these books on Google Book Search like always, but now they can also download and print them to enjoy at their own pace. We do not enable downloading of any books under copyright.”