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Reviews About Old Software on CD-ROM from the 1990’s

Isaac Asimov’s Library of the Universe March 11, 2009

Aviation & Space

Isaac Asimov’s Library of the Universe

Isaac Asimov’s Library of the Universe, a six-disc series from Zane Publishing, is based on the children’s book series about astronomy that was originally written by the scientist and author (more…)


Student Reference Library February 19, 2009

Kid’s Education

Student Reference Library

Mindscape offers the Student Reference Library (jr. high & up), a product of subtle charms that errs slightly on the side of quantity over quality. This ambitious CD-ROM packs a lot onto a single disc, including an almanac, an encyclopedia, a quotation library, a dictionary, and a guide to style (more…)


Complete Reference Library February 6, 2009

Complete Reference Library

The main menu in Complete Reference Library (Mindscape) puts you in a virtual office with all the equipment you need for work. Along with a printer, video camera, sound system, clip board, highlighter, and other standard research tools, you’ll find a bookshelf with the following ten reference works: Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 3rd Edition, Roget II: The New Thesaurus, The 1994 Information Please Almanac, The Legal Word Book 3rd Edition, Wall Street Words, The Reader’s Companion to American History, Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations, The Written Word III, and The National Directory of Addresses and Telephone Numbers (more…)


PC Study Bible: Reference Library Plus January 29, 2009

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PC Study Bible: Reference Library Plus

If you’re interested in having a wide choice of bibles and related texts on CD-ROM, PC Study Bible: Reference Library Plus (Biblesoft) is a very rich disc. Aside from the King James Version, you get the New International Version, New American Standard Version, Exhaustive Concordances, Nave’s Topical Bible, Treasury of Scripture Knowledge, Nelson’s Bible Dictionary, Strong’s Greek-Hebrew Dictionary, Englishman’s Concordance, Vines Expository Dictionary, Interlinear Bible, Thayer’s Greek Definitions, Brown Driver and Briggs’ Hebrew Definitions, Matthew Henry’s Commentary, Bible Maps, and Outlines (more…)


Trouble is My Business: The Raymond Chandler Library January 7, 2009

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Trouble is My Business: The Raymond Chandler Library

We couldn’t wait to get a look at Trouble is My Business: The Raymond Chandler Library (Bryron Preiss Multimedia). Well, we’ve seen it and, sorry to say, it doesn’t do justice to the man or his work (more…)