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New Content for 19th Century Masterfile, Autumn 2017

New Content for 19th Century Masterfile, Autumn 2017

The Autumn of 2017 brings great new content to 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930, along with recently deployed new search utilities to improve search (read more)

A Saloon without the Liquor: Coffee Houses in the 19th Century

A Saloon without the Liquor: Coffee Houses in the 19th Century

“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons”- T.S. Eliot The delicious, rich taste of coffee. Today, coffee houses are commonly (read more)

Largest Repository for History of Science Periodicals Now Online

Largest Repository for History of Science Periodicals Now Online

356 years after The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge held their first 'learned society' meeting in 1660, Paratext (read more)

Truly Grimm Tales

Truly Grimm Tales

“Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through (read more)

Adam Matthew Content Now Accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

Adam Matthew Content Now Accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

Paratext is pleased to announce that extensive content from Adam Matthew is now accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930. Adam Matthew, an (read more)

New Way to Explore the Periodicals of 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

New Way to Explore the Periodicals of 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

After 18 years in the making, Paratext can finally introduce its newest, most exciting utility for The Commons. Library practitioners can now (read more)

Indexes to British Art Exhibitions 1760-1912 now online.

Indexes to British Art Exhibitions 1760-1912 now online.

Many bibliographers and scholars using 19th Century Masterfile have asked for expanded coverage of the visual arts. To that end, we're very happy (read more)

JSTOR Early Journal Content now linked via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

JSTOR Early Journal Content now linked via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

Paratext’s 19th Century Masterfile 1106-1930 now contains links to 472,764 articles to the 380 titles within JSTOR’s Early Journal (read more)

Welcome to the Launch of Paratext Commons

Welcome to the Launch of Paratext Commons

Paratext Commons is a new site for designed solely for you, our clients in academic, public and special libraries.   This site integrates (read more)

The Fall and Rise of Algernon Graves

The Fall and Rise of Algernon Graves

The most carefully indexed record of British art exhibitions in the 19th Century was the result of a decidedly unartful fall. A Londoner carrying (read more)

Paratext Launches New Resource Usage Platform

Paratext Launches New Resource Usage Platform

Paratext is pleased to announce our new Resource Usage Platform. You can measure statistics on terms, titles found, most popular queries, and (read more)

Niles' Weekly Register Now Available in 19th Century Masterfile

Niles

Volumes 1-75 of Niles' Weekly Register are now included in our 19th Century Masterfile. The Weekly (read more)

The Observations of Senator William Maclay, 1789-1791

The Observations of Senator William Maclay, 1789-1791

"(Jefferson) had a rambling, vacant look and nothing of that firm, collected deportment which I expected." Between 1789-1791, Senator (read more)

The Politics of Art: The 19th Century Arts and Crafts Movement

The Politics of Art: The 19th Century Arts and Crafts Movement

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, life underwent a considerable change for much of the British population. The industrial revolution (read more)

Art and the Suffrage Movement

Art and the Suffrage Movement

"Women who sought the vote were invariably portrayed as unnatural and unwomanly, and often viciously caricatured as grotesque and (read more)

Did Benjamin Franklin Invent the Insurance Industry?

Did Benjamin Franklin Invent the Insurance Industry?

With great wealth comes great risk. The more you have of value, the more you have to lose. Humans have long tried to find ways to reduce the risk of (read more)

Paratext Profiled in Against the Grain

Paratext Profiled in Against the Grain

A new profile of Paratext and its founder, Eric Calaluca, has been published in Against the Grain, a leading resource for the academic (read more)

The Birth Of America’s National Parks

The Birth Of America’s National Parks

In 1872, out of a desire to preserve the area's beauty for future generations, the United States Congress created the first national (read more)

Ideas Beget Ideas: The Conversations Inspired by Thomas Malthus-Part II

Ideas Beget Ideas: The Conversations Inspired by Thomas Malthus-Part II

The ideas of Thomas Malthus, discussed in an earlier post, didn't just inspire questionable public policy over the years; they became part of a (read more)

The New and Improved 19th Century Masterfile

The New and Improved 19th Century Masterfile

A major enhancement to 19th Century Masterfile will be deployed in January 2013. This new enhancement includes: Faster links to (read more)

The Granite Monthly in 19th Century Masterfile

The Granite Monthly in 19th Century Masterfile

The Granite Monthly was a New Hampshire publication that covered news, issues of import to the society of the time and general interest (read more)

19th Century Population Growth According to Thomas Malthus

19th Century Population Growth According to Thomas Malthus

"The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man." --Thomas Malthus With the (read more)

Pride and Prejudice: A Novel for All Generations

Pride and Prejudice: A Novel for All Generations

"I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I (read more)

Links to Royal Society Journals’ Full Text Now in 19th Century Masterfile

Links to Royal Society Journals’ Full Text Now in 19th Century Masterfile

The Royal Society is the oldest scientific academy still in existence, having begun in the 17th century with the regular meetings of natural (read more)

History of American Discovery: Remembering the Expedition of Lewis and Clark

History of American Discovery: Remembering the Expedition of Lewis and Clark

On April 30, 1803, James Monroe secured an agreement from the French government, then led by Napoleon, to allow purchase of a large section of what we (read more)

The Sadly Sinkable William Stead

The Sadly Sinkable William Stead

How would you have responded to being on the Titanic as it sank? William Stead, journalist, editor, pacifist, and compiler of indexes (like (read more)

ARTstor Content soon to be indexed within Paratext’s 19th Century Masterfile

ARTstor Content soon to be indexed within Paratext’s 19th Century Masterfile

Paratext announces that hundreds of thousands of citations from the ARTstor Digital Library will be indexed and integrated into (read more)

Congressional Globe and more now indexed in 19th Century Masterfile

Congressional Globe and more now indexed in 19th Century Masterfile

As we’ve all been recently reminded of the important role Congress plays in ensuring the day to day functions of democracy, it can be useful to (read more)

The index to the Farmers’ Bulletin now in 19th Century Masterfile

The index to the Farmers’ Bulletin now in 19th Century Masterfile

19th Century Masterfile has always been the ‘due diligence’ resource for historians. Its usefulness is now expanded to cover works in (read more)

150 Years Later: Researching the Civil War in 19th Century Masterfile

150 Years Later: Researching the Civil War in 19th Century Masterfile

On the 150th Anniversary of the commencement of the United States Civil War, we are reminded of the great value of primary sources in helping us (read more)

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