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New Interface for Reference Universe

Paratext has made some changes to the interface of Reference Universe.  RU is a great discovery tool for print and online reference collections as it provides a searchable index of the entries and TOC of reference sources.   Here are some of the changes you’ll see:

  • A ‘Location’ snapshot, showing results in both e- and print form instantly.
  • New, faceted search options permit refining your query further through LC Subject Headings.
  • Modified organization of citation data, resulting in more intuitive use of the database.
  • A direct link to the Paratext Support site (www.paratextsupport.com)
  • A new Quick Guide to give an overall snapshot of how the service works
  • Book covers to give context to the result sets
  • The ability to export results sets more quickly.
  • A New Introductory page, to encourage users to begin their research through your carefully-selected reference collection. Continue reading