Terms of use for Google Books


This page states the terms and conditions surrounding the British Library’s out of copyright books which have been digitised by Google.

British Library collection items digitised by Google are recognisable by the wording 'Terms of Use for Google Books'. 

You may copy, download and print these books for personal study or education-related non-commercial purposes.

Commercial re-use and download, and/or any further distribution or republishing (commercial or non-commercial, digital or on paper) is not permitted. It is not allowed to copy the books digitised by Google beyond the permissions provided for in these Terms of Use.

For any form of use other than permitted by these terms of use, you will need permission of the British Library and Google.