February 16th, 2011
Investigative Reporting 2.0
By Emily Sweeney
When you’re digging for background information on a topic, try using Google Books. You might be surprised at what you can find.
A treasure trove of public documents are included in the Google Books database. (Here’s an example.) It’s great because you can search for specific keywords, browse through pages and pages of historical records, and download ‘em as PDF documents.