Microsoft Bookshelf 2000 Write and communicate with power and precision! Microsoft Bookshelf 2000 helps you create better documents of all kinds-and it works effectively with Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Bookshelf 2000 CD-ROM reference library gives you fast, easy access to the reference resources you need to create better letters, papers, presentations, Web sites, e-mail, and more. And it works effectively with Microsoft Office to help you communicate better everywhere.

Powerful resources for persuasive communicators!

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  • Communicate more effectively in your documents, presentations, Web sites, and e-mail with a wealth of powerful tools: word definitions, synonyms, quotes, encyclopedia and Web resources, writing guidelines, historical timelines, and more.
  • Increase your productivity with fast access to the newest versions of trusted reference works such as The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition; The Original Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases; and The Encarta Manual of Style and Usage-all integrated with extensive cross-links.
  • Store the dictionary and thesaurus on your hard disk for faster searching with the Bookshelf HD feature.
  • Get one-click access to all nine Bookshelf reference works with the QuickShelf shortcut icon.
  • Find just the word you need among 250,000 synonyms by clicking the QuickSynonym icon.
  • Search the entire Columbia Dictionary of Quotations by clicking the QuickQuote icon.

Top-Line System Requirements

Pentium or higher processor
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 or later
15 MB of available hard-disk space and an additional 115 MB for Bookshelf HD
16 MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98
24 MB of RAM for Windows NT Workstation 4.0
Double-speed CD-ROM drive or higher
Super VGA, 256-color monitor supporting 640 x 480 or higher resolution (800 x 600 screen resolution recommended)
Local bus video with 1 MB or more of video memory
16-bit sound card with speakers or headphones
Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device

For Online Features
14.4 or higher-baud modem* (28.8 or higher-baud modem recommended to use Web Links)

* Access to and use of the Internet require payment of a separate fee to an Internet service provider. Local and long distance charges may apply.