|ISI ResearchSoft has announced the release of ProCite version 5 for
the Macintosh, an upgrade to its software that transforms the bibliographic
program into an online research tool. According to the announcement, ProCite
5 delivers the industry's easiest access to reference data on the Internet,
eliminates the tasks of formatting bibliographies, and comes with unique
ProCite's features and intuitive interface can help government and academic
researchers, librarians, writers, and students find, import, manage, and
format reference data for professional journals, grants, dissertations,
theses, research papers, and regulatory filings.
"We are pleased to offer Internet searching with ProCite 5 for the Macintosh,"
said David Kochalko, president of ISI ResearchSoft. "Now Macintosh users
can tap research information available online by accessing Internet libraries
directly from ProCite. New Internet searching combined with its powerful
database-management capabilities make ProCite ideal for information professionals
With version 5, users can research PubMed or hundreds of Internet libraries
and create databases instantly, according to the announcement. ProCite
ships with immediate access to these libraries, and users can easily add
new sites. The Internet libraries include academic, government, and public
library catalogs as well as popular Web-based subscription services from
Ovid Technologies, SilverPlatter, and OCLC, among others (subscriber account
and password are required). Users can search these Internet libraries simultaneously
and save search queries for frequent use.
According to the announcement, ProCite version 5 offers significant
improvements to its Cite While You Write technology. The new Cite While
You Write window allows users to view complete references and to click-sort
on the column headings for easy access to their references—all without
leaving their word processor. Version 5 also supports new footnote-style
formatting and now ships with bibliographic styles for over 500 journals
and publications. ProCite can also create a subject listing by topic and
produce an index.
ProCite is designed for Macintosh OS 8.5 and 9.x (Classic Mode in OS
X) and has a list price of $395.95. Students in North America can purchase
ProCite for $109.95 with a valid student ID. A list of international distributors
is available at http://www.procite.com.
Special upgrade prices are available to owners of previous versions.
Source: ISI ResearchSoft, Carlsbad, CA, 800/722-1227, 760/438-5526;