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Press Release: Institute for Scientific Information [June 15, 2000]

Copyright (c) 2000 Institute for Scientific Information

Abstract: Today ISI announced the release of version 9.5 of Reference Manager. This upgrade of the bibliographic management tool provides a unique integration with Web of Science users worldwide. Mutual users can now utilize a simple two-way connection between the Web of Science and Reference Manager 9.5. Web users can export selected references directly from the ISI Citation Databases to this upgraded research tool. In turn, Reference Manager 9.5 maintains a link in the reference so that a user can return directly to the Web of Science database at any time.


Philadelphia, PA June 15, 2000 - Today ISI announced the release of version 9.5 of Reference Manager. This upgrade of the bibliographic management tool provides a unique integration with Web of Science* users worldwide. Mutual users can now utilize a simple two-way connection between the Web of Science and Reference Manager 9.5. Web users can export selected references directly from the ISI Citation Databases to this upgraded research tool. In turn, Reference Manager 9.5 maintains a link in the reference so that a user can return directly to the Web of Science database at any time.

"The powerful integration between Reference Manager 9.5 and the ISI Web of Science streamlines the research process for our customers," said Vin Caraher, Senior Vice President, Sales and Market Development, ISI. "Reference Manager 9.5 makes it possible to navigate - with pinpoint accuracy - from a bibliographic reference to the Web of Science and, from there, to the full text of articles through ISI Links."

Network Version

In addition, Reference Manager 9.5 , provides a sophisticated network edition that offers multi-user read and write access, making it an excellent tool for workgroups. "This upgrade significantly advances the bibliographic software category," said Dave Kochalko, Chief Operating Officer, ISI ResearchSoft. "We are now able to offer highly functional network and site-wide solutions for all Web of Science subscribers."

Reference Manager 9.5 adds over 200 new output styles, bringing the total number to over 650. It supports additional author name formatting in the Output Styles editor, and boosts language-sorting support to include Czech, Polish and Russian languages.

About ISI ResearchSoft

Reference Manager 9.5 is a feature-rich writer's tool for researchers, offering three research tools in one: an Internet reference searcher, a database manager and a bibliography builder. The network edition provides multi-user read and write access, making it the ideal tool for workgroups. ISI ResearchSoft develops software that enables corporate, government and academic researchers, librarians, writers and students to collect, organize, publish and share research information. ISI ResearchSoft is a division of ISI, a Thomson Scientifc Company. For more information about the company, link to www.isiresearchsoft.com.

About ISI

The ISI Web of Science is a unique multidisciplinary database that provides Web access to current and retrospective journal literature. The database now provides access to over a half century of the world's most important scholarly literature. It includes three multidisciplinary Citation Databases: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index .

ISI is a Thomson Scientific Company. The company is part of The Thomson Corporation, a leading global e-information and solutions business with annual revenues of approximately US $6 billion. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the Toronto (TSE:TOC) and London stock exchanges. For more information about ISI, link to www.isinet.com.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 15, 2000
Publisher:Institute for Scientific Information
Place of Publication:Philadelphia, PA
Company: Institute for Scientific Information
Products: Reference Manager
Subject: Citation management software
Online access:http://www.isinet.com/isi/news/2000/0615
Record Number:7129
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00