On June 11, in Helsinki, Finland, during International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) Annual Conference 2010, Microsoft launched “multilingual “WorldWideScience.org” global resource – result of collaboration between Microsoft Research and WorldWideScience.org, an international alliance of national science and technology agencies and libraries representing 65 countries. The operating agent for WorldWideScience.org is the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information. WorldWideScience.org uses Microsoft Translator technology and pairs it with federated searching technology from Deep Web Technologies.
The launch of multilingual WorldWideScience.org adds yet another resource that we all can leverage in support of collaborative relationships. Those relationships, in turn, expedite our ability to drive research that has power to improve lives around the world,” revealed Microsoft.