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World’s Greatest Speeches February 2, 2009

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World’s Greatest Speeches

Having over 400 speeches on World’s Greatest Speeches (Softbit, Inc.) is probably valuable for students and politicians, but the selection is uneven and arbitrary; it’s hard to imagine Abraham Lincoln and Ted Koppel in the same league (more…)

 

Index Reference January 31, 2009

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January 1997 (Vol 3, No 1)

  Best of the Breed Blockbuster Entertainment Guide to Movies & Videos, 2nd Edition Bookshelf 1996-1997 Chronicles of the 20th CenturyCinemania 96 Cinemania 97 Compton’s Interactive Encyclopedia Corel All-Movie Guide 2 Corel Worldwide Auto Guide Encarta ’96 Encarta ’97 1997 Grolier’s Multimedia Encyclopedia World Book 1997 Multimedia Encyclopedia ZCI Publishing Concise Encyclopedia  

March 1996 (Vol 2, No 3)

American Heritage Children’s Dictionary Blockbuster Video Guide to Movies & Videos Cartopedia Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to the Movies Compton’s Reference Collection Guinness Multimedia Disc of Records 1995 Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary: Deluxe Electronic Edition Multimedia Yearbook, The Music Central ’96 Newsbytes News Network PC Globe Maps N’ Facts Rock’n’Rom TIME 1995 Almanac War In Vietnam Washington Times & Insight on the News Weather Channel: Everything Weather

December 1995 (Vol 1, No (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…)

 

McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology January 22, 2009

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McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (McGraw-Hill) is an admirable reference tool. It contains numerous databases: encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, study guides, maps, sky maps, animations and illustrations (more…)

 

McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

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McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

McGraw-Hill Multimedia Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (McGraw-Hill) is an admirable reference tool. It contains numerous databases: encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, study guides, maps, sky maps, animations and illustrations (more…)

 

World Literary Heritage January 19, 2009

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World Literary Heritage

World Literary Heritage (Softbit Inc.) contains far too many works to list – over 700 works of literature, poetry, drama, history, etc. This is a text-based program with still photos (more…)

 

Corel Worldwide Auto Guide December 28, 2008

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Corel Worldwide Auto Guide

The Corel Worldwide Auto Guide (Corel CD Home) is, essentially, a big list of cars (over 3600 models from 1996 are included on the disc); the advantage of putting this onto a CD-ROM begins and ends with the search function (more…)