Mac OS X 10.2 or later requires Java version 1.4.2.
When you were probably a student you could get back to mentioning and mentioning your brochure in papers stored in a filing cabinet. But since computers are more widely available, it has become easier to keep track of information with spreadsheets and databases.
JabRef is a free open source application that helps guide references to books such as books, articles, manuals, conferences, debates, brochures etc. Using Jaberf BBTX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format is used.
JabRef lets you group your references by keywords, search for references with search patterns, add your own fields, etc.