SAGE Reference titles now indexed in Paratext’s Reference Universe

Los Angeles (March 11, 2014) – SAGE and Paratext are pleased to announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 400 SAGE Reference titles have been integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service.

Paratext’s Reference Universe is the only research database that provides both collection-level scope and index-level analysis of Major Reference Works. Now, SAGE Reference’s award-winning, authoritative, and interdisciplinary print and online works in the social sciences will be accessible to the students and researchers across the globe who use the Reference Universe service.

“SAGE is committed to ensuring that our high-quality content is discoverable to students and researchers from a variety of access points,” commented Stephen Barr, President, SAGE International. “We are delighted that this partnership with Reference Universe will further this mission.”

“Our continued association with SAGE allows us to enhance Reference Universe with the most recent, high-quality introductory texts for both novice as well as interdisciplinary research needs,” added Eric Calaluca, CEO, Paratext. “Authority and reliability of introductory data are the keys to good research. We are pleased about this important enhancement to include these valuable works.”


SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.

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