D.E.D. Electronic Publishing
Entrepreneurial Creator and Publisher of Ground-Breaking, College-Level Educational Software in the Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences
August 1988 to December 1999
“Excellent inexpensive software [most titles].”
— CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, a publication of the American Library Association
“I ... am very impressed with the quality, along with the quantity, of your work.”
“Your [research] ... is, indeed, an impressive undertaking and could well be a thorough, if not unique, treatment of the subject matter.”
“Your [research] ... appears to be very comprehensive and I expect that it will be a most useful publication.”
“It has been a pleasure doing business with you [for ten years].”
— Sales Coordinator, Entomological Society of America
- As D.E.D. Electronic Publishing (later Drenkow Media), penetrated the market worldwide, as through distributors and resellers in the United States and beyond.
- Published ground-breaking educational references for college students, practicing professionals (as in insect-control), and lay people.
- Published some of the first software titles listed in the Scientific Publications Catalog of the Entomological Society of America.
- Created Original (GWBASIC) Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMSs) reportable on almost all DOS platforms (PCs).
- Researched, wrote, edited, developed, designed, and published floppy-disc software and printed handbooks.
- Cross-referenced tens of thousands of pieces of data, with pre-cursors to hyperlinks, for “Compare and Contrast” study.
- Unearthed and organized hundreds of copyright-free illustrations, primarily from U.S. government publications and 19th Century books.