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pp. 20. Westing Software of Tiburon, Calif., has released Bookends Pro, a bibliography management system for professionals who track and cite reference information. Designed for the Macintosh, the software collects, manages, and formats references, citations, and quotes. In addition, it automatically generates bibliographies and footnotes that conform to publication specifications. Users can import reference information from a vari

The Scientist Staff
Apr 17, 1994


pp. 20.

Westing Software of Tiburon, Calif., has released Bookends Pro, a bibliography management system for professionals who track and cite reference information. Designed for the Macintosh, the software collects, manages, and formats references, citations, and quotes. In addition, it automatically generates bibliographies and footnotes that conform to publication specifications. Users can import reference information from a variety of online database services, including Medline, Dialog, and BRS, as well as from CD-ROMs and delimited text files. Bookends Pro also offers enhancement features, including previous-entry "peeking" and quick selection from a journal glossary or from a keyword or author list.

The system includes more than 90 predefined formats for generating references and footnotes that conform to journal specifications. While these include many major required formats, the user can also customize the reference style to his or her specifications. Once a format is chosen, Bookends Pro offers a scan-and-replace feature to automatically...