References don't exist in a vacuum. When you are writing, insert temporary citations into your manuscripts, and when ready scan them to generate finished versions ready for submission or publication, with full in-text citations, footnotes, and bibliographies that meet the most exacting requirements. Even create subject bibliographies on-the-fly.
Write, cite, scan, and publish
Word 2008 & 2011
Bookends can also scan manuscripts written with Apple Pages '08 and '09, Nisus Writer Express, OpenOffice Writer 3.x, or documents saved as RTF by any word processor.
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AppleScripts or plug-ins let you access the power of Bookends from within Microsoft Word (including Word 2011). The word processors Mellel and Nisus Writer Pro are "Bookends-aware". All interact directly with Bookends for scanning/rescanning/unscanning. Mellel also has LIve Bibliography (instant updating), scanned and unscanned views, background citation verification, and reference syncing between collaborators.
After a scan, temporary citations are replaced with final formatted citations. For example, in this footnote, the temporary citation