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Reference Universe Soon Also Accessible via EBSCO Discovery Service

Reference Universe Soon Also Accessible via EBSCO Discovery Service

  Paratext has reached an agreement to integrate Reference Universe: 1975-2018 metadata into EBSCO Discovery Service (read more)

New Major Science and Technology Content from IGI Global

New Major Science and Technology Content from IGI Global

IGI Global is a leading international academic reference publisher in information science, business science, medical information science and (read more)

New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe

New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe

Cambridge University Press is the oldest publishing house in the world (1534) and continues to produce high quality scholarly publications in all (read more)

New Elsevier Content in Reference Universe

New Elsevier Content in Reference Universe

Elsevier remains one of the world’s leading providers in science, health, and technology discoveries. In conjunction with the efforts (read more)

New Major Reference Content from OUP Now in Reference Universe

New Major Reference Content from OUP Now in Reference Universe

  Oxford University Press remains at the vanguard of authoritative and creative major reference publishing.    As such, it (read more)

"See Similar Titles" Now Featured on Reference Universe

"See Similar Titles" Now Featured on Reference Universe

Your Major Reference Collection contains unique data. The benefits are for all researchers, but particularly for advanced and graduate students (read more)

Modifications to Reference Universe for Web and Public Service Administrators

Modifications to Reference Universe for Web and Public Service Administrators

Paratext has launched a newly designed interface for Reference Universe. Along with the redesign, two new enhancements have been deployed: Program (read more)

Reference Collection Analysis now Live

Reference Collection Analysis now Live

        New Inventory and Analysis Tools for your Major Reference Works Many library administrators are being (read more)

"Reference Universe and Web of Science"

"Reference Universe and Web of Science"

“Two databases for identifying initial overview articles deserve particular emphasis, Reference Universe and Web of Science. (pg. 2) Thomas (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)

Preserving Jeremy Bentham

Preserving Jeremy Bentham

You might know Jeremy Bentham as the father of Utilitarianism—once the dominant moral and political view of the Western world. Perhaps you know (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)

754 Additional Gale Titles are now Accessible in Reference Universe

754 Additional Gale Titles are now Accessible in Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that 754 Gale Virtual Reference LibraryTM  titles, totalling 2.6 Million new article and index-level (read more)

David Hume: Publish or Perish

David Hume: Publish or Perish

Think you’re having a hard time getting published? Then you and David Hume have something in common. The 18th century Scottish literatus, (read more)

The Complex Role of Language in Cultural Assimilation

The Complex Role of Language in Cultural Assimilation

Immigration plays a huge role in shaping what any country looks like. Immigrants face the distinct challenges that come with living between two (read more)

IGI Global Titles Now Integrated Into Paratextís Reference Universe

IGI Global Titles Now Integrated Into Paratextís Reference Universe

IGI Global and Paratext announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 150 IGI Global reference titles are now accessible via (read more)

Cambridge Books Online now accessible via Paratextís Reference Universe

Cambridge Books Online now accessible via Paratextís Reference Universe

 Paratext announces that thousands of links to nearly 400 Major Reference Works from Cambridge Books Online will be integrated into (read more)

SAGE Reference Titles now integrated into Reference Universe

SAGE Reference Titles now integrated into Reference Universe

SAGE and Paratext are pleased to announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 400 SAGE Reference titles have been integrated into (read more)

A Brief History of the English Language

A Brief History of the English Language

Language is in a constant state of evolution. All of the words we use daily found their way into the modern lexicon via a distinct history. The (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 Scourge of Modern Piracy

The Scourge of Modern Piracy

As terrifying as the memorable pirates of history were in their day, they've become the subject of romanticized stories, theme park rides and big (read more)

Elsevier Major Reference Works now in Reference Universe

Elsevier Major Reference Works now in Reference Universe

Paratext is proud to announce that thousands of links to nearly 250 Major Reference Works from Elsevier’s ScienceDirect will be integrated into (read more)

Find Your Oxford Collection with Reference Universe

Find Your Oxford Collection with Reference Universe

As you may already know, access to Oxford’s sizeable collection of online reference titles recently underwent some changes. The Oxford (read more)

eBooks Now More Visible in Reference Universe

eBooks Now More Visible in Reference Universe

The way your library users have been doing research has been changing for some time. You see it every day, eBooks are becoming dominant in modern (read more)

The History of Books: Early Forms

The History of Books: Early Forms

The story of how books have adapted and developed over the centuries is an important story in the rise of civilization. Books have provided (read more)

Over 350 New Major Reference Works added to Reference Universe

Over 350 New Major Reference Works added to Reference Universe

Content for new Major Reference titles from Gale, Oxford and Blackwell will soon be added to Reference Universe. This (read more)

Reference Universe and EBSCO Discovery Service

Reference Universe and EBSCO Discovery Service

The best way to promote authoritative reference in your library is to make it easy for your patrons to find and use Reference (read more)

160 New Credo Titles Now Searchable in Reference Universe

160 New Credo Titles Now Searchable in Reference Universe

Reference Universe has now expanded to include even more titles from Credo Reference. This most recent update, which brings in 160 (read more)

Increased Discovery for more Taylor & Francis Titles Through Reference Universe

Increased Discovery for more Taylor & Francis Titles Through Reference Universe

Detailed data to over 40 Major Reference Works from Taylor & Francis have just been integrated into Reference Universe. This (read more)

Even More Oxford and Wiley Titles Searchable In Reference Universe

Even More Oxford and Wiley Titles Searchable In Reference Universe

Over 80 new titles from Oxford University Press and Wiley now join the almost 45,000 reference titles now more accessible (read more)

Reference Universe a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2012

Reference Universe a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2012

Paratext is honored to announce that Reference Universe has been chosen as one of the CHOICEOutstanding Academic Titles of (read more)

82 Additional Reference Titles from Wiley Now Linked via Reference Universe

82 Additional Reference Titles from Wiley Now Linked via Reference Universe

Reference Universe customers subscribing to the Wiley Online Library will now find 82 new titles from this invaluable resource included (read more)

By Popular Request, Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online Now in Reference Universe

By Popular Request, Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online Now in Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that detailed metadata from Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online from Oxford University Press (read more)

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries

E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries

Between her blog No Shelf Required and her book of the same name, Sue Polanka of Wright State University has been helping (read more)

The Librarian-Controlled Reference Universe Administrative Module Now Available

The Librarian-Controlled Reference Universe Administrative Module Now Available

The Reference Universe Administrative Module is now available!  In response to our most common request from users, (read more)

Integrating Reference Universe into your Libraryís New Discovery Service

Integrating Reference Universe into your Libraryís New Discovery Service

Your library may be considering (or have already acquired) a new ‘discovery service’ for your library to simplify searching and open up (read more)

Sharpe Online Reference Content Added to Reference Universe

Sharpe Online Reference Content Added to Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that all of the reference works from the Sharpe Online Referencecollection have been added to the nearly 50,000 (read more)

New Review of Reference Universe in CHOICE Magazine

New Review of Reference Universe in CHOICE Magazine

This month’s issue of CHOICE includes a new review of Paratext’s Reference Universe service. CHOICE magazine is one (read more)

New Wiley Titles to be Added to Reference Universe

New Wiley Titles to be Added to Reference Universe

Paratext announces that thousands of links to more than 125 major reference works on Wiley Online Library will be integrated into (read more)

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