Live Search Books: Now With In-Copyright Books And More

Jun 2, 2007 | 3,275 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to the Live Search blog, Live Search Books now boasts of “ availability of in-copyright book content” among other new additions.

    Live Search Books, is the first new important feature.

  • “The integration of this valuable content will help us improve our ability to answer your questions and point you toward useful sources for
  • additional information. The Live Search Books offering is part of our larger Live Search strategy to deliver the most relevant information possible to our customers in a seamless experience that integrates results culled from a variety of essential sources.
  • Our design makes it easy to quickly figure out if a book is relevant to your search, then jump to the relevant information within that book. The preview pane includes a cover image, summary of the book and table of contents previews (where available), and a new hit density map that makes it easy to see where your search results fall in a given title.
  • We also have included a page preview counter that tells you how many pages you have left to view within the preview page limit set by the publisher.
  • Our viewer allows you to search for specific keywords, view full pages or zoom in, flip through page by page, and link to the book’s Table of Contents. “
    Richer Scanned Images:
    “Another thing that you'll notice about Live Search Books is the quality of our scanned images. We are taking particular pains to obtain the highest possible quality images to ensure that our customers are getting the best viewing experience possible.”

For this feature Microsoft corp has tied with a range of publishers, ranging from Harvard University Press to Oxford University Press to World Health Organization. For more deatils read the official blog.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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