A timeline

Lorcan 1 min read

Here is what I saw at the end of the page when I did a Google search on Edmund Burke …
googletimeline.png
This functionality is available in Google News. I did not see it immediately in Google Book Search, although book content is contributing to the timeline.
I tried a few names, but it only comes up for some. In my few attempts they seemed to be pre-20th Century names.
As Google develops richer book/magazine indexes and retrospective news indexes, it will be interesting to see what services are built over these resources.
There is a qualifying note: “Dates associated with search results are estimated and are determined automatically by a computer program.”

Share
icon

Follow along

Deep dives and quick takes. Libraries, society, culture, technology, ...

Great! You’ve successfully signed up.

Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.

You've successfully subscribed to LorcanDempsey.net.

Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.

Success! Your billing info has been updated.

Your billing was not updated.