8.0378 FieldTesters Wanted for NoteTaking S/W (mac) (1/25)

Thu, 9 Mar 1995 21:00:33 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0378. Thursday, 9 Mar 1995.

Date: Thu, 9 Mar 95 09:54 CST
From: HuntleyJ@epb-po.epb.uiowa.edu
Subject: InfoBook needs field-testers

InfoBook is a note-taking & bibliography-formatting program for Macintosh
It uses its own hierarchical filing system for organizing notes by
categories that reflect your information universe. It provides separate cards
for bibliography, notes, and file folders. Information on any card can be cross-
referenced to other cards. Cards can be aliased or duplicated for double
filing. Notes filed in different locations can be referenced to a single
bibliographic source. A concordance of significant words assures you of quick
recovery. Citations are automatically formatted. Ideas, quotations, and
footnotes for an article or book can be gathered in sequence to help plan and
then draft the text.
InfoBook has been designed, coded, and tested at the Univ. of Iowa to make
information management easier for people whose work involves constantly
collecting, accurately filing, and quickly recovering information so it can be
arranged in new, meaningful patterns.
I'm now looking for teachers, administrators, researchers, professional
writers and writing instructors, and research-oriented students to field-test
the program.
To the first 100 persons who respond to my request for help, I will supply
a fuller description of what InfoBook does and instructions for receiving your
personal copy.
John Huntley
Prof. of English, 305 EPB, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
(319) 335-0468