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
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Word 2008
Bookends can also scan manuscripts written with Apple Pages '08 and '09, Nisus Writer Express or Pro, OpenOffice 3.x, or documents saved in RTF format by any word processor.
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Mellel
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Plug-ins let you access the power of Bookends from within Microsoft Word (including Word 2008). The word processor Mellel is "Bookends-aware", with special features such as scanned and unscanned citation views, background citation verification, and reference syncing between collaborators.
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After a scan, temporary citations are replaced with final formatted citations. For example, in this footnote, the temporary citation