May webinars from Adept Scientific show you how to get the upper hand on your essays and dissertations

UK technical software specialists Adept Scientific are running more free informative webinars in May to introduce research-staples, EndNote X2, Reference Manager 12 and EndNote Web.

In just half an hour, you’ll discover how much time and effort you could save finding and storing useful references, citing authors and creating bibliographies.

These events make an ideal introduction to the very latest reference management software; need-to-know information for anyone involved in research, especially for staff and students enrolled at sites with a relevant Chest licence.

Please note, these webinars are not designed to act as software training sessions. To improve your knowledge of using our bibliographic tools, please refer to our range of public courses at http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/training/  

Find out about NEW EndNote X2 at 2.30pm on 5th May
Find out about Reference Manager 12 at 2.30pm on 12th May
Find out about EndNote Web at 2.30pm on 26th May
To view the upcoming webinar schedule and enroll visit: http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/training

If you’d like more information about Adept’s webinars or would like to set up a session solely for your institution, please email Stephanie
Marshall on info@alfasoft.com .
With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers. Full details and contact information for all Adept Scientific international offices are available at www.adeptscience.com; or telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810.

Reference Manager 12.0.1 update now available.

This targeted patch addresses the Cite While You Write component and addresses several commonly reported issues.

Free to Reference Manager 12 users, the 12.0.1 update allows users to:

• Insert Reference IDs for in-text citations quickly and format the bibliography at a later time.   
• Use Reference Manager 12 with Track Changes in Microsoft® Word® – improved compatibility with Comments.
• Save time with Reference Manager 12 keyboard shortcuts that now work in both Word and Reference Manager. 
• Cite While You Write™ in Word on 64-bit computers – speed-up switching between applications.  
• Format documents in Word 2007 without interruption – the refocus on the bibliography is corrected.     
• Set Cite While You Write “Preferences” to close Reference Manager when closing Word. 

Users can download the patch here.

With Reference Manager, authors can save time by exporting references directly from online resources such as ISI Web of KnowledgeSM.  Manuscripts formatted by Reference Manager can be submitted easily for publications using Manuscript Central™, an online manuscript and peer review system for scholarly publishers from ScholarOne™.

For more information about Reference Manager 12 and a full list of new features, go to http://refman.adeptscience.co.uk

Availability

Reference Manager is available from Adept Scientific, a Thomson Reuters partner and support centre in the UK and Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark. Upgrades and new copies may be ordered at www.adeptstore.com.

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.  Full details and contact information for all Adept Scientific international offices are available at www.adeptscience.com; or telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810.

New Quick Start Guides available from Adept Scientific

Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) announces the availability of the new EndNote X2 and Reference Manager 12 Quick Start Guides.

EndNote is used by millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students and librarians to:

  • Organise reference and images in a personal library
  • Construct papers with built-in manuscript templates
  • Find and download free full text articles on the internet
  • Create bibliographies and figure lists as you write
  • Search bibliographic databases on the Internet
  • and much more.

Designed with ease of use in mind, the EndNote X2 Quick Start Guide will steer you through the basics of EndNote to get you up and running in the shortest possible time.

Reference Manager is one of the most widely-used, proven bibliographic software packages around.   With its unique networking capabilities Reference Manager is used within academic and commercial institutions.

Use Reference Manager to:

  • Organise references and related files in a database
  • Create a bibliography appear as you write
  • Publish references online for others to search
  • Share references on a network with colleagues
  • and much more.

In its easy to follow format, the Reference Manager 12 Quick Start Guide will give you the tools to start working with Reference Manager quickly and easily.

Adept Scientific offers training for both EndNote and Reference Manager.  For more information visit http://training.adeptscience.com.

EndNote X2 and Reference Manager 12 are available from Adept Scientific, a Thomson Reuters partner and support centre in the UK and Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark. Upgrades and new copies may be ordered at www.adeptstore.com.

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

Adept Scientific announces 2009 Reference Manager training dates

February 2009:  Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) has released its training dates for Reference Manager which will be held in its purpose built training suite at their Letchworth premises.

 

The courses are designed to provide the knowledge required to get the most out of Reference Manager’s extensive capabilities and demonstrate how to customise Reference Manager to match your personal/organisational requirements. 

 

Using Reference Manager is intended as an in-depth introduction for new users and anyone thinking about using Reference Manager.

 

Customising Reference Manager is ideal for users who already have a good working knowledge of using Reference Manager or have attended the Using Reference Manager course and would like to find out how to customise the software to suit their needs.

 

The dates are bookable now and more information can be found at http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/training/.

 

Using Reference Manager dates:

 

Thursday 23rd April 2009
Wednesday 10th June 2009
Thursday 10th September 2009
Wednesday 11th November 2009

 

Customising Reference Manager dates:

 

Thursday 11th June 2009
Thursday 12th November 2009

 

We can also offer on-site and online training for groups and individuals.  For further details email info@alfasoft.com or call +44 (0) 203 695 7810.

 

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers. Full details and contact information for all Adept Scientific international offices are available at www.adeptscience.com; or telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810.

Reference Manager 12 for Windows is released

Adept Scientific plc (Letchworth, Herts) is pleased to announce the release of a major upgrade to Reference Manager® for Windows — the bibliographic software used by researchers worldwide by the Scientific business of Thomson Reuters (Philadelphia, USA)

Known as the only citation management software with a true multi-user network version, Reference Manager also provides a tool for publishing Reference Manager databases on the Web or to an intranet. Reference Manager 12 delivers expanded file management, Cite While You Write integration with Microsoft Word 2007 and enhancements to Web Publisher that simplify collaboration.

“In an ever-evolving global market, the ability to effortlessly share research with colleagues is critical,” said Keith MacGregor, EVP, Academic and Government Markets at Thomson Reuters. “Reference Manager 12 provides researchers with the flexibility to collaborate using a network, the Web or an Intranet, enabling access to references and related files anytime, anywhere.”

Link and organise files easily

Reference Manager users can now organise linked files, PDFs, graphics and more, with their database to create a single file repository. By simply dragging and dropping a file onto a reference, Reference Manager stores a copy of the file in the repository and creates a link automatically. Existing links in a Reference Manager database can be converted to the new file management system in one step.

Cite While You Write with Microsoft Word 2007 for Windows

Reference Manager introduces a Cite While You Write tab on the Word 2007 ribbon providing users with immediate access to frequently used commands. The new Reference Manager tab makes it easier for users to locate citations and create bibliographies instantly while writing in Microsoft Word 2007.

Collaborate with colleagues using Web Publisher

The Reference Manager Web Publisher allows users to post up to 15 Reference Manager databases to the Web or to an intranet in seconds using a simple Web publishing tool. Now Web Publisher can be run as a Windows service, ensuring that databases are always available for sharing references with colleagues while Windows is running. It is now easier to configure the Web Publisher to run using Network Address Translation and Reference Manager databases can be accessed by third party applications and enterprise portals using updated SOAP and WSDL standards.

Other new, time-saving features include:

  • Use new reference types — Edited Book, Online Source and Grant — as well as new fields in many reference types, including Conference Title, Conference
  • Location and the NIH required PMCID.
  • Spell-check an entire database as well as individual records.
  • Move easily between records with Next and Previous buttons.
  • Identify duplicates with more options — Reference Manager can mark them automatically for instant identification.

With Reference Manager, authors can save time by exporting references directly from online resources such as ISI Web of KnowledgeSM. Manuscripts formatted by Reference Manager can be submitted easily for publications using Manuscript Central™, an online manuscript and peer review system for scholarly publishers from ScholarOne™.

For more information about Reference Manager 12 and a full list of new features, go to http://refman.adeptscience.co.uk

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

Thomson ISI Researchsoft launches Reference Manager 11 for Windows

Powerful bibliographic software that offers a Web publishing tool, subject bibliographies and more

Thomson ISI ResearchSoft has announced a major upgrade to Reference Manager®, the bibliographic software that streamlines research, writing and publishing for corporate, government and academic researchers worldwide. Reference Manager 11 delivers new ways to view and share reference collections; publish Reference Manager databases on the Web; create subject bibliographies instantly; exchange references with colleagues; connect to data visualisation tools like RefViz in just one step and support workgroups with new network utilities.

“Reference Manager 11 advances collaboration among colleagues, whether it’s over a network, an intranet or the Web,” said David L. Kochalko, President, Thomson ISI ResearchSoft. “The new Web publisher feature enables individuals to post databases to the Web in seconds, and organisations to integrate reference collections into their enterprise portals. We are pleased to extend the capabilities of Reference Manager to the Web and to offer innovative features that benefit both the author and publishing communities.”

Publish Reference Manager databases on the Web
Sharing reference collections with colleagues anytime, anywhere is easy using the Web publisher in Reference Manager 11. Users can post up to 15 Reference Manager databases to the Web or to an intranet in seconds with Reference Manager’s built-in Web server and simple Web publishing tool. Colleagues can access the Web publisher site to search, add, edit and export references in RIS and XML formats. Reference Manager 11 databases can also be accessed by third party applications and enterprise portals using SOAP and WSDL standards.

Create Subject Bibliographies
The new Subject Bibliography feature in Reference Manager 11 saves users steps and time when creating a bibliography with topic headings. For example, simply select the field “Author” to view a bibliography organised by author headings. The look of a subject bibliography can be controlled by selecting a favourite output style and a sort order for references. This feature gives users an easy way to update their curricula vitae and reading lists.

Connect with all things reference related
Now users can capture references directly from colleagues’ Microsoft® Word papers with the export travelling library feature. Reference Manager 11 can also import and export files in XML format enabling use with other applications. Users can move references between Reference Manager 11 and data visualisation tools, such as RefViz™ by ISI ResearchSoft, in one step to explore research literature visually looking for major themes and topics. Reference Manager 11 helps users locate full text faster by connecting to an institution’s online resources using OpenURL standards. With many new import filters, connection files and output styles for over 950 journals, Reference Manager 11 provides all the tools necessary to successfully tackle research, writing and publishing projects of any size.

Use Network Version for workgroups
Reference Manager 11 network version centralises access to content files so that everyone on the network is using the latest import filters and output styles. Network administrators can use the MSI service for easy installation and simultaneous updates to workstations. The network version is licensed for workstations and concurrent use and includes a built-in metering utility.

Reference Manager 11 is designed for Windows® 2000 and XP, and builds bibliographies in Microsoft® Word® 2000, XP, 2003 and WordPerfect® 2000, 2002, 2003.

Reference Manager 11 is supplied and supported in the UK and Ireland by Adept Scientific plc, Amor Way, Letchworth, Herts. SG6 1ZA; telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810, fax +44 (0) 203 695 7819, email info@alfasoft.com; or see Adept’s World Wide Web site http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/. With offices in the UK, Denmark, Germany and the USA, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for educational, research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

Reference Manager 11 can also be purchased on-line from Adept Scientific’s Webstore at http://www.adeptstore.co.uk/.
Illustration:  “Thomson ISI ResearchSoft launches Reference Manager 11 for Windows”

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

ISI ResearchSoft and IEEE Announce a Joint Initiative to Seamlessly Export Referencess

With one click, references move quickly and easily from IEEE databases to EndNote, Reference Manager and ProCite.

ISI ResearchSoft and IEEE announce a new connectivity between the ISI ResearchSoft bibliographic software products and the IEEE XploreÆ online delivery system. Now, users of the IEEE Xplore system can export reference information directly into EndNote, Reference Manager and ProCite with one click of the ‘Download Citation’ button.

EndNote, Reference Manager and ProCite are the industryís leading bibliographic software products, and are used by over a million researchers worldwide. These products simplify research by searching Internet databases, organising personal reference collections, and producing bibliographies instantly in over 750 output styles.

“IEEE Xplore is a dynamic, easy-to-navigate online delivery system designed to help IEEE members and customers access our publications for their research,” said Barbara H. Lange, IEEE Director of Publications Product Line Management and Business Development. “We are delighted to make it easier for our users to export pre-formatted bibliographic data for their future reference needs.”

“We are pleased to add IEEE to the growing list of popular database services providing direct export to our products,” said David Kochalko, President of ISI ResearchSoft. “The seamless export of references from IEEE to EndNote, ProCite and Reference Manager shortens the path from primary research to published papers.”

About the IEEE
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., (IEEE) is a not-for-profit, technical professional association of over 380,000 individual members in 150 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE produces 30 percent of the world’s published literature in electrical and electronics engineering and computer sciences; holds annually more than 300 major conferences; and has nearly 900 active standards with about 700 under development.

EndNote, Reference Manager and ProCite are all supplied and supported in the UK and Ireland by Adept Scientific plc, Amor Way, Letchworth, Herts. SG6 1ZA; telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810, fax +44 (0) 203 695 7819, email info@alfasoft.com; or see Adept’s World Wide Web site http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/. Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.

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