For all the avid readers out there, who always wanted to themselves updated about the new arrivals of books on Google Books, Starting this week, Google now let you “set up a Google Alert for books and receive email notices when new books that match your interests become available, announced Xinxing Gu, Google Books Associate Product Manager.
“To create an alert for books, go to Google Alerts, type in the keywords you are interested in about a book, (whether it’s title, author name, or topic) and choose “Books” from the Type drop-down button, and create,” explains Xingxing.
You can also preview the email you’ll be sent on the right side panel.
“Once you create the alert, you will automatically begin receiving notification emails about new, recently published books in Google Books,” Xingxing added.
In other Google Product news, Google today announced of making historical landmarks of Mexico more accessible than ever by bringing an interactive atlas from the National Institute of Anthropology to Google Earth.
“Through Google Earth, you can virtually visit 416 locations across Mexico, including 182 archaeological sites, 116 museums, 31 world heritage sites, 83 3D models and 4 schools. Many of the models presented in this interactive guide were created through the ‘Put Mexico on the map‘ competition recently hosted by Google and the National Institute of Anthropology,” said Miguel Angel Alva, Marketing Director of Google Mexico.
Download the new KML file of this historical archive to view geo-referenced scale models (many in 3D) of monuments, archaeological sites, museums and other buildings that make up the cultural heritage of Mexico.