News; Microsoft released academic search engine
Microsoft released academic search engine
Although at present the Microsoft in the search engine market is in position, but the company is still behind in your own search engine run high, hope to catch up. After from
Microsoft last week released the new academic search engine, this is company following the digital map and desktop search engines such as online again after the launch of the software with Google's product is very similar to the software.
This beta version of Windows online academic search engine allows users in computer science, electronic information and physical three areas of academic journal articles in the search, academic papers, notes, and academic conference slides. The company has such as the United States and the electronic computer society and electrical and electronic engineers learn to negotiate and access to the related literature magazine the contents of the right to the index. Although users must take order form to obtain the related content, but this for researchers, students, librarian and journalists, it is a useful tool, because this can search to certain fields become narrower. At present a rival Google academic search covers the area is more widely to some.
Microsoft's Office 2007 search business senior product manager Justin-aspen, said the company's the academic search engine of some functions is Google products have not. For example, when the mouse pointer refers to the search results to related can immediately saw the article, at the same time of the user can still through the names of the authors link to the same author published articles.
But for Microsoft, it in the search market, is still very long way to win. According to the market research institutions comScoreNetworks of material, in February the Google search business online in the whole market share of utilization rate has rose to 36% last year from more than 42% now. Yahoo is the share from last year's 31% to 27.6%. And Microsoft's MSN search is historically low, from more than 16% before down to only 13.5%.