Bibliography software; cross-platform-ness

JR Gardner jgardner at BLUE.WEEG.UIOWA.EDU
Sun Nov 2 16:03:26 UTC 1997


Re. bibliography programs:  A beautifully feamless solution for working
with MSWOrd or WordPerfect is Nota Bene's Citation 7.1.  I think they're
at something like, or
It's only $100, and installs right into the tools menu.  You can customize
with it too-but it includes a gadjillion formats already.  Tab dileneated

For Mac, though I've not used it, the power users seem to talk of EndNote
2.  I'm just beginning to putter with it.

Hope this helps,

John Robert Gardner      Obermann Center
School of Religion         for Advanced Studies
University of Iowa       University of Iowa
319-335-2164             319-335-4034
It is ludicrous to consider language as anything other
than that of which it is the transformation.

On Sat, 1 Nov 1997, B. Reusch wrote:

> As I don't know how many of you would be interested in the following, this
> is merely a preliminary survey. If these topics are not of general
> interest, I'd suggest to anyone who has any relevant info to, please,
> e-mail me privately at <reusch at>. Thanks.
> [1] Does anyone use a database to store their biblio's -- with different
> layouts for different purposes, etc. ? If so, how do you get your DB and WP
> software to cooperate?  Since I'm a Mac user, I'm primarily interested in
> Mac (AppleEvents, etc.); still, the question is open to the users of all
> platforms.
> [2] Considering the challenges of cross-platform exchanges for the users of
> South Asian languages, and even for people on the same platform but using
> different fonts, at what point in our work does something like LaTeX become
> a necessity? Again, I'm primarily interested in Mac, but the question is
> open to all.
> Looking forward to your advice,
> Beatrice Reusch
> University of California, Berkeley

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