E-Discovering Reference

October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

With the advent of the internet and growing popularity of Wikipedia, traditional library reference tools have experienced a decline in use.  As a result, many reference publishers began producing electronic books or converting traditional print multi-volume titles to online databases.  While this has been a valiant effort, much of the content still goes undiscovered due […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · New Products · NSR Info · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · School Libraries

Reference Universe indexes new content, adds API’s for discovery systems

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Reference Universe, from Paratext, has added links to several popular reference works including: full text links to CQ Researcher, 1991- present, over 800 citations many new titles in CREDO Reference including over 2 million citations to 389 CREDO Reference titles 1000+ titles from Gale’s Virtual Reference Library from 2008-2009 are also being loaded into the […]

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Tags: Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Reference Universe has NEW Interface

December 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Those of you who are Reference Universe users just got an early holiday gift – a new interface.  For details on the changes, check out the Paratext overview document. Highlights include: customized library logos simplified email/download and export functions – direct to RefWorks and EndNote too eBook only display classification number options – LC, Dewey,  […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Vendor News

New Blog Interview – Eric Calaluca, Paratext

November 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Calaluca, Founder and President of Paratext.  Eric and I discussed the Reference Universe product and how it promotes the use of both print and ereference collections.  Listen to the interview here, or find it linked on the interviews page.

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Tags: Interviews · Vendor News