SAGE Reference titles now indexed in Paratext’s Reference Universe

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 […]

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Paratext’s Reference Universe updates interface

October 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Yesterday, Paratext’s Reference Universe launched several new enhancements to the interface.  The enhancements were completed based on suggestions from library clients.  For those not familiar with Reference Universe, here is a brief description, taken from the website:  Reference Universe includes data not contained in any other service, and is designed to illuminate your library’s carefully-crafted collection at […]

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Elsevier major reference works now indexed in Paratext’s Reference Universe

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

ALDIE, Va., April 3, 2013 – Paratext announces that thousands of links to nearly 250 Major Reference Works from Elsevier’s ScienceDirect will be integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service. Elsevier’s Major Reference Works provide foundational content that gives cross-disciplinary perspective to researchers, librarians, teachers and students worldwide. They serve a broad spectrum of scientific, technical […]

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Sharpe Reference now indexed in Reference Universe

May 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Paratext press release: Paratext is pleased to announce that links to the reference works from the Sharpe Online Reference collection have been added to the nearly 50,000 scholarly subject encyclopedias and other reference titles accessible via Reference Universe.    Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR) includes the titles that make up the U.S. and Global […]

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Wiley Online Library Major Reference Works to be linked via Reference Universe

February 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Paratext Press Release:  Paratext announces that thousands of links to more than 125 major reference works on Wiley Online Library will be integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service.   Wiley Online LibraryWiley Online Library, launched last summer provides access to the peer-reviewed, award-winning content published by Wiley-Blackwell, including Wiley-VCH. Over 125 reference works deliver […]

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Reference Universe Displays eReference Brands

December 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

Paratext announced another new enhancement to the Reference Universe service, namely, you’ll now find your library’s e-reference collections more clearly branded within your library’s Reference Universe query, making it easier for you to focus in on the resources you value the most. In addition to showing your entire collection in a single view–ebook as well […]

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Reference Universe adds Springer Reference

October 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Paratext has integrated thousands of links to more than 150 Major Reference Works from Springer into the Reference Universe service.  Paratext’s Reference Universe is the only cross-searchable database that supports article and index-level discovery of major reference works from more than 750 imprints.  The service focuses exclusively on subject encyclopedias and scholarly compendia–the authoritative introductory […]

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New Interface for Reference Universe

October 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

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 […]

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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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Blackwell Reference Online Now Accessible through Reference Universe

February 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

From a Paratext Press Release: Blackwell Reference Online Now Accessible through Reference Universe AUSTIN, Texas (February 11, 2010)-Paratext announces the addition of links to 450 e-titles within Blackwell Reference Online from the Reference Universe platform. Blackwell Reference Online brings together Wiley–Blackwell’s critically acclaimed Blackwell Companions and Handbooks, as well as major encyclopedias, including the Blackwell […]

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