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Windows Live Academic Search

Microsoft announced Tuesday the beta release of a its new Windows Live Academic Search, a research tool that combines advanced search techniques with the resources of leading content providers to help researchers, students, and faculty conduct literature searches across a range of academic and scholarly publications. This first release will feature computer science, electrical engineering, and physics content from the ACM, IEEE, and selected publishers including Reed Elsevier and Wiley & Sons. The program is a collaborative effort of Microsoft, CrossRef ( a nonprofit dedicated to cross-publisher citation linking) and more than a dozen key publishers and societies.

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