Have you ever tried Google Books? It is a powerful tool that lets you search through thousands of books. You can search for individual words or phrases in a book, read snippets from pages containing your search words, and in some cases you can even read the entire book online!
If you haven’t checked out Google Books yet, now’s the time. They recently increased their catalog of searchable material by adding magazines. You can now search through titles like Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, New York, and many more.