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