A Windows PC (XP/2000/ME/98/95)
At least 128 MB RAM and a 400 MHz or better processor is recommended
At least 50 MB of hard drive space available to install the product
A 6X or better CD-ROM or DVD drive
Internet Explorer version 6.0 installed
To Install: Simply burn the contents of each seperate folder onto a blank cd-r and let it auto-run or alternatively click on the "autoload" icon within whichever specific volume you wish to install.
Note: This is a 4 CD Set.
Over 10,000 complete, full length, unabridged books, reference materials, and poetry available to you!
The The Ultimate Library...10,000 Books On CD-Rom 4 CD Set has works from over 3,000 different authors and sources conveniently organized within 550 different categories and subcategories.
Useful descriptions and excerpts give you a preview of the book before you open it 1,076 illustrations, graphics, maps, and pictures embedded within the texts! You can highlight important passages to you in any of 4 different colors! Annotate any of your bookmarks with your notes or thoughts.
With this set, you can even export to text for use with PDA's or pocket readers! A speech synthesis engine will read the text to you aloud! It pronounces the text with all the punctuation and articulation of a human voice! Listen to the whole document, or choose a section for it to read.
Includes full, built-in product documentation and help.
•Browser view: navigate like you do through your internet browser through this built in interface -- Easy and convenient for young and old
•Tree/List view: pick your category from the left using an organized tree, then choose your books through a simple listing
•Details view: see many details about a book at first glance!
•Search by author, title, description, or keyword!
•Find using exact words or similar words
•Find using any search term/every term/or using exact phrases!
•Perform a quote search of up to 100 books at a time
•Narrow your search to specific categories, or search the entire collection
•Control the size of the text to make your reading easier
•Highlight important passages to you in any of 4 different colors!
•Set bookmarks by simply clicking on the side of the text and jump to them at any time in the future with easily.
•Annotate any of your bookmarks with your notes
•Built-in dictionary: define any word with the click of a button
•Full printing capability
•Export to text for use with PDA's or pocket readers!
Text to Speech
•IT WILL READ TO YOU ALOUD!
•New speech synthesis engine
•Pronounces the text with all the punctuation and articulation of a human voice!
•Highlights each word as it reads it. Great for children or people new to the English language
•Choose between 3 different voices (2 male, 1 female)
•You have full control over rate, volume, and voice quality
•Easy-to-use "speak", "pause", and "stop" buttons
•Listen to the whole document, or choose a section for it to read
This 4 CD-ROM set includes:
This disc includes books in seven different catorgeries:
•The Man In The Iron Mask - Author:Alexandre Dumas (pere)
•All in a Night - Author:H.M. Tomlinson
•The Mark of Zorro - Author: Johnston McCulley
•Annette, The Metis Spy - Author:Joseph Edmund Collins
•Black Caesar's Clan -Author:Albert Payson Terhune
•Boscobel or, the Royal Oak - Author:William Harrison Ainsworth
•The Story of Atlantis -Author:W. Scott-Elliot
•The Scarlet Pimpernel - Author:Baroness Orczy
•The Three Musketeers - Author:Alexandre Dumas (pere)
•Tom Thumb - Author:Henry Fielding
•The Swan Song - Author:Anton Chekov
•Nightmare Tales - Author:H. P. Blavatsky
•Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Author:Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
•The Mystery of the Five Hundred Diamonds - Author:Charles Dickens
•California Joe, the Mysterious Plainsman - Author:Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
•The Lost City - Author:Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
•From the Earth to the Moon - Author:Jules Verne
•The Authentic Life of Billy, The Kid - Authorat Garrett
•The Bandits of the Osage: A Western Romance - Author:Emerson Bennett
This disc includes books in eleven different catorgeries:
Biography, Critiques, Education, Enlightenment Thinkers, History, Liberal Arts, Non-Fiction, Political Science, Reference, Renaissance Thinkers, and Science.
2017 books total, including:
•Chopin: The Man and His Music - Author: James Huneker
•John Jacob Astor - Author: Elbert Hubbard
•Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1 - collected by La Mara and Translated by Constance Bache
•Beethoven - Author: Richard Wagner
•Woman's Future Position in the World - Author: Lizzie Holmes
•A History of Science, V1 - Author: Henry Smith Williams
•The Book of Good Manners - Author: W. C. Green
•Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - Author: David Hume
•The Critique of Practical Reason - Author: Immanuel Kant
•Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money - Author: John Locke
•A Brief History of the United States - Author: Barnes and Co.
•A Short History of the World - Author: H.G. Wells
•History of the Conquest of Mexico - Author: William Hickling Prescott
•I Have a Dream - Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
•The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte - Author: Karl Marx
•First and Last Things - Author: H. G. Wells
•Common Sense - Author: Thomas Paine
•The Code of Hammurabi - Translated by L. W. King
•1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue - Author: Captain Grose et al.
•The Essays of Montaigne, V1 - Author: Michel de Montaigne
•JFK's Inaugural Address - Author: John F Kennedy
This disc includes books in two different catorgeries:
Classics and Miscellaneous Fiction
4158 books total, including:
•Paradise Lost - Author: John Milton
•Merlin - Author: Edwin Arlington Robinson
•The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood - Author: Howard Pyle
•History Of The Peloponnesian War - Author: Thucydides
•The Iliad of Homer (Prose) - Rendered by: Andrew Lang, M.A., Walter Leaf, Litt.D., And Ernest Myers, M.A.
•Politics - Author: Aristotle
•The Republic - Author: Plato
•The Arabian Nights - Author: Sir Richard Burton
•The Wizard of Oz - Author: L. Frank Baum
•Uncle Tom's Cabin - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
•The Adventures of Harry Franco, Volume 1 - Author: Charles Frederick Briggs
•David Copperfield - Author: Charles Dickens
This disc includes books in ten different catorgeries:
•Harry Heathcote of Gangoil - Author: Anthony Trollope
•The Mystery Queen - Author: Fergus Hume
•The Getting of Wisdom - Author: Henry Handel Richardson
•Legends of Vancouver - Author: E. Pauline Johnson
•The Acadian Exiles - Author: Arthur G. Doughty
•There Is Sorrow On The Sea - Author: Gilbert Parker
•The Duchess of Malfi - Author: John Webster
•The Second Maiden's Tragedy - Author: Thomas Middleton
•Fulco de minstreel - Author: C. Joh. Kieviet
•Turandot, Prinzessin von China - Author: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Schiller
•A Jug of Sirup - Author: Ambrose Bierce
•Some Real Amercian Ghosts - edited by Joseph Lewis French
•Tales from the Arabic - Author: John Payne
•Repentance - The Koran
•Eighteen Hundred and Eleven - Author: Anna Letitia Aikin Barbauld
•Lay of an Irish Harp - Author: Lady Sydney Morgan
•God The Invisible King - Author: H. G. Wells
•Thoughts On Various Subjects - Author: Jonathan Swift