Category: New Collections

Congressional Research Reports Now Available in U.S. Documents Masterfile
11 June 2018 by Paratext Editorial


Congressional Research Reports Now Available in U.S. Documents Masterfile

Thanks to the work of EveryCRSReport.com, researchers are now able to access nearly 15,000 Congressional Research Service (CRS Reports), with links to full-text sources where available in U.S. Documents Masterfile: 1774 – 2018. EveryCRSReport.com is a joint project by Demand Progress and the Congressional Data Coalition, who have made their bulk CRS report data freely available online. Reports by the Congressional Research Service are the encyclopedic research (read more)




New Major Reference Content from Edward Elgar and IGI Global
29 May 2018 by Paratext Editorial


New Major Reference Content from Edward Elgar and IGI Global

IGI Global and Edward Elgar Publishing continue to produce impressive major reference titles within their respective areas of expertise. With 43 new titles from IGI Global and 20 from Edward Elgar, Reference Universe: 1975-2019 has increased its core introductory content in law, economics, environmental policy, and information technology. These additions bring the total number of IGI Global Major Reference Works (read more)




New Major Reference Content from Edward Elgar and IGI Global in Reference Universe
12 February 2018 by Paratext Editorial


New Major Reference Content from Edward Elgar and IGI Global in Reference Universe

IGI Global and Edward Elgar Publishing continue to produce impressive major reference titles within their respective areas of expertise. With 22 new titles from IGI Global and 311 from Edward Elgar, Reference Universe: 1975-2019 has increased its core introductory content in law, economics, environmental policy, and information technology. These additions bring the total number of IGI Global Major Reference Works in Reference Universe to 506 and (read more)




New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe
10 January 2018 by Paratext Editorial


New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe

Cambridge University Press is the oldest publishing house in the world (1534) and continues to produce high quality scholarly publications in all research areas. Paratext added 631 additional Major Reference Works, including the famed Cambridge Histories to the vast introductory metadata of Reference Universe: 1975-2018. You can view the full list of the recently added Cambridge University Press titles, here. (read more)




New Content for U.S. Documents Masterfile, Autumn 2017
09 October 2017 by Paratext Editorial


New Content for U.S. Documents Masterfile, Autumn 2017

The Autumn of 2017 brings great new content to U.S. Documents Masterfile: 1774-2018, along with recently deployed new search utilities to improve search results, particularly for non-specialists. The following sources have just been added to U.S. Documents Masterfile. Congressional Bill Summaries, 2013-2017 U.S. Documents Masterfile recently incorporated 26,000 records from the Congressional Bill Summaries of the 113th, 114th, and 115th Congresses, starting (read more)




New Content for 19th Century Masterfile, Autumn 2017
28 September 2017 by Paratext Editorial


New Content for 19th Century Masterfile, Autumn 2017

The Autumn of 2017 brings great new content to 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930, along with recently deployed new search utilities to improve search results, particularly for non-specialists. The following sources have just been added to 19th Century Masterfile. United States National Archives 19th Century Masterfile now contains over 1.5 million new citations from the United States National Archives image collection. The range of this collection is quite vast, (read more)




New Major Science and Technology Content from IGI Global
30 March 2017 by Paratext Editorial


New Major Science and Technology Content from IGI Global

IGI Global is a leading international academic reference publisher in information science, business science, medical information science and engineering science. This week, Paratext added more than 270 additional Major Reference Works, with an emphasis on IGI Global’s contributions to STEM studies, to the vast introductory metadata of Reference Universe: 1975-2017. This new addition of nearly 16,000 article level links to the 273 most (read more)




New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe
30 March 2017 by Paratext Editorial


New Cambridge University Press Content in Reference Universe

Cambridge University Press is the oldest publishing house in the world (1534) and continues to produce high quality scholarly publications in all research areas. Paratext added 700 additional Major Reference Works, including the famed Cambridge Histories to the vast introductory metadata of Reference Universe: 1975-2017. The full list can be found at the Paratext Commons, the new authenticated information portal for library practitioners.     (read more)




Largest Repository for History of Science Periodicals Now Online
30 November 2016 by Paratext Editorial


Largest Repository for History of Science Periodicals Now Online

356 years after The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge held their first 'learned society' meeting in 1660, Paratext announces the addition of The Society's International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, 1901-1914 to 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930. This is the continuation of the monumental Catalogue of Scientific Papers 1800-1900, which Paratext deployed in 2012.   The International Catalogue is the largest single editorial (read more)




New Elsevier Content in Reference Universe
17 November 2016 by Paratext Editorial


New Elsevier Content in Reference Universe

Elsevier remains one of the world’s leading providers in science, health, and technology discoveries. In conjunction with the efforts of Elsevier, Reference Universe: 1975-2017 aims to provide researchers with the most current, introductory works of today. With that in mind, Paratext has enhanced the Elsevier profile in Reference Universe with an additional 12,000 article level links to 257 new Elsevier major reference titles. The (read more)




New Major Reference Content from OUP Now in Reference Universe
20 October 2016 by Paratext Editorial


New Major Reference Content from OUP Now in Reference Universe

Oxford University Press remains at the vanguard of authoritative and creative major reference publishing. As such, it has established a singular profile within Paratext’s Reference Universe, the unified online resource for searching; augmenting; weeding; and utilizing Major Reference Works. This week, Paratext has supplemented the OUP profile with an additional 1.7 million article level links to 263 new Oxford Major Reference titles. 555 reference titles (read more)




Adam Matthew Content Now Accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930
21 June 2016 by Paratext Editorial


Adam Matthew Content Now Accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

Paratext is pleased to announce that extensive content from Adam Matthew is now accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930. Adam Matthew, an imprint of SAGE, is an award-winning publisher of digital primary source collections for the humanities and social sciences, covering subject areas from medieval family life to 20th-century history and culture. Nearly 100,000 links from 33 collections are being added to 19th Century Masterfile’s Image/Media section, broadening research (read more)




Indexes to British Art Exhibitions 1760-1912 now online.
28 October 2015 by Paratext Editorial


Indexes to British Art Exhibitions 1760-1912 now online.

Many bibliographers and scholars using 19th Century Masterfile have asked for expanded coverage of the visual arts. To that end, we're very happy to announce that Graves’ Indexes to Art Exhibitions 1760-1912 is now completely digitized and online in 19th Century Masterfile. Graves’ indexes are a seminal resource not only for the study of art, but for users from numerous scholarly disciplines. These indexes offer the researcher opportunities (read more)




JSTOR Early Journal Content now linked via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930
20 October 2015 by Paratext Editorial


JSTOR Early Journal Content now linked via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930

Paratext’s 19th Century Masterfile 1106-1930 now contains links to 472,764 articles to the 380 titles within JSTOR’s Early Journal Content. The vital Early Journal Content data augments the 8,000+ journals already indexed within19th Century Masterfile, further establishing it as the essential ‘due diligence’ repository for pre-1930 studies. The Early Journal Content covers arts and humanities, economics, politics, mathematics and other sciences. Begin your (read more)




754 Additional Gale Titles are now Accessible in Reference Universe
23 January 2015 by Paratext Editorial


754 Additional Gale Titles are now Accessible in Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that 754 Gale Virtual Reference LibraryTM  titles, totalling 2.6 Million new article and index-level links, have been added to Reference Universe. This includes new titles and new editions to existing Major Reference Works, bringing the total participation in Reference Universe to 2335 GVRL titles. Reference Universe has been designed to bring the best tertiary sources to the forefront, and GVRL,  is the most heavily used (read more)




Data-Planet Datasheets now fully Indexed within Public Documents Masterfile
19 September 2014 by Paratext Editorial


Data-Planet Datasheets now fully Indexed within Public Documents Masterfile

Paratext­­­TM announces that an extensive collection of Data-Planet TM DataSheets is now indexed, linked, and integrated into Public Documents MasterfileTM. Researchers can now query over 150,000 metadata records representing authoritative publicly and privately sourced datasets. Libraries who subscribe to both services can link directly from the search results to Data-Planet’s datasheets, with a visual chart, map, or graph, accompanied by (read more)




IGI Global Titles Now Integrated Into Paratext's Reference Universe
10 June 2014 by Paratext Editorial


IGI Global Titles Now Integrated Into Paratext

IGI Global and Paratext announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 150 IGI Global reference titles are now accessible via Paratext’s Reference Universe service. Reference Universe is the only database that provides both collection-level scope and index-level analysis of major reference works. All of IGI Global’s current works, including encyclopedias, multi-volume book collections, as well as single and two-volume handbooks of research, will now be (read more)




Cambridge Books Online now accessible via Paratext's Reference Universe
25 March 2014 by Paratext Editorial


Cambridge Books Online now accessible via Paratext

 Paratext announces that thousands of links to nearly 400 Major Reference Works from Cambridge Books Online will be integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service. Cambridge University Press’ coverage of all disciplines, at the highest scholarly level, further enhances the mission of Reference Universe, bringing the finest introductory content into the hands of researchers. Read the full press release here. (read more)




SAGE Reference Titles now integrated into Reference Universe
15 March 2014 by Paratext Editorial


SAGE Reference Titles now integrated into Reference Universe

SAGE and Paratext are pleased to announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 400 SAGE Reference titles have been integrated into theReference Universe service These award-winning titles join the nearly 45,000 represented within Reference Universe, the only research database that provides both collection-level scope and index-level analysis of Major Reference Works. Read the full press release here. (read more)




Data-Planet Datasheets to be Indexed in Public Documents Masterfile
21 January 2014 by Paratext Editorial


Data-Planet Datasheets to be Indexed in Public Documents Masterfile

Paratext™ is pleased to announce that it has recently signed an agreement with Data-Planet to index an extensive collection of Data-Planet DataSheets within Public Documents Masterfile™ (PDM). Libraries who subscribe to both properties will link directly from search results into more than 150,000 of Data-Planet DataSheets, complete with a chart, map, or graph, statistical abstract and downloadable data-sets. Public Documents Masterfile users (read more)




Elsevier Major Reference Works now in Reference Universe
01 April 2013 by Paratext Editorial


Elsevier Major Reference Works now in Reference Universe

Paratext is proud to announce 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. “Elsevier’s Major Reference Works provide reliable and rigorous foundational content to undergraduate, advanced, (read more)




Over 350 New Major Reference Works added to Reference Universe
18 December 2012 by Paratext Editorial


Over 350 New Major Reference Works added to Reference Universe

Content for new Major Reference titles from Gale, Oxford and Blackwell will soon be added to Reference Universe. This new update adds over 170 new titles–with deep analytics for E-versions as well as their print equivalents.  This includes resources from Gale Virtual Reference Library,Wiley Online Library and Oxford Reference.  Over 45,000 titles are now part of the (read more)




The Granite Monthly in 19th Century Masterfile
08 October 2012 by Paratext Editorial


The Granite Monthly in 19th Century Masterfile

The Granite Monthly was a New Hampshire publication that covered news, issues of import to the society of the time and general interest articles. It now joins over 70 other valuable primary source indexes that enjoy easier discovery with one searchbox in 19th Century Masterfile. The Granite Monthly file in 19th Century Masterfile contains nearly 20,000 primary source records from 1877-1930.  Most of these citations conveniently include links (read more)




160 New Credo Titles Now Searchable in Reference Universe
25 April 2012 by Paratext Editorial


160 New Credo Titles Now Searchable in Reference Universe

Reference Universe has now expanded to include even more titles from Credo Reference. This most recent update, which brings in 160 additional Credo Reference titles, includes leading publishers such as SAGE UK, Princeton University Press and Elsevier. Credo’s General Reference is a multi-disciplinary database focused on the most popular academic research subjects.  These authoritative reference resources cover history, medical (read more)




Increased Discovery for more Taylor & Francis Titles Through Reference Universe
16 March 2012 by Paratext Editorial


Increased Discovery for more Taylor & Francis Titles Through Reference Universe

Detailed data to over 40 Major Reference Works from Taylor & Francis have just been integrated into Reference Universe. This major enhancement, covering works predominantly in science and technology,  includes links to the E-editions at Taylor & Francis Online, as well as the corresponding data for detailed analysis of the print editions. Taylor & Francis is a leading international academic publisher with a reputation for exceptional scientific (read more)




Even More Oxford and Wiley Titles Searchable In Reference Universe
06 March 2012 by Paratext Editorial


Even More Oxford and Wiley Titles Searchable In Reference Universe

Over 80 new titles from Oxford University Press and Wiley now join the almost 45,000 reference titles now more accessible through Reference Universe. The most comprehensive resource for greater discovery of authoritative reference works just keeps growing. The new titles now included cover a range of subjects. Current customers will now have greater access to: Encyclopedia of Dead Sea Scrolls, Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and (read more)




Links to Royal Society Full-Text Journals' Now in 19th Century Masterfile
31 January 2012 by Paratext Editorial


Links to Royal Society Full-Text Journals

The Royal Society is the oldest scientific academy still in existence, having begun in the 17th century with the regular meetings of natural philosophers interested in promoting knowledge of the natural world through observation and experiment. Paratext is pleased to announce that more than 6,000 links to the full text of the Royal Society Journals are now included in 19th Century Masterfile. The journals make up part of the more than 1,500 titles indexed within (read more)




82 Additional Reference Titles from Wiley Now Linked via Reference Universe
01 December 2011 by Paratext Editorial


82 Additional Reference Titles from Wiley Now Linked via Reference Universe

Reference Universe customers subscribing to the Wiley Online Library will now find 82 new titles from this invaluable resource included in Reference Universe. The Wiley Online Library brings many of the quality resources Wiley-Blackwell has long been known for into an easy to use online platform. The award-winning reference content included in the Wiley Online Library covers life, health, social and physical sciences, and the humanities. As one of the (read more)




By Popular Request, Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online Now in Reference Universe
08 November 2011 by Paratext Editorial


By Popular Request, Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online Now in Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that detailed metadata from Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online from Oxford University Press are now integrated into Reference Universe. Many current Reference Universe libraries tell us that these titles are among the most heavily used within their library. Their inclusion within Reference Universe ensures increased accessibility to some of the most authoritative articles on art and music available. Grove Art (read more)




Public Documents Masterfile Update: SuDoc Numbers, Ames and new ERIC records
10 October 2011 by Paratext Editorial


Public Documents Masterfile Update: SuDoc Numbers, Ames and new ERIC records

Public Documents Masterfile customers will be happy to learn that Paratext has added SuDoc numbers, LC card numbers and Item Numbers to many of the citations included in the GPO Monthly Catalog Subject Indexes (1895-1976).  Due to this inclusion, all government documents included in this index from 1947-1976 will now be considerably easier to access for Public Documents Masterfile users. Expanding the coverage of historical primary sources, we’ve also just added (read more)




1.2 Million Links to Historical Congressional Documents Now Online within Public Documents Masterfile
07 September 2011 by Paratext Editorial


1.2 Million Links to Historical Congressional Documents Now Online within Public Documents Masterfile

A deeper awareness of the political mechanisms and motivations of the United States government, particularly during its earliest days, is invaluable for accomplishing a greater understanding of the functions of democracy.  Public Documents Masterfileis designed to simplify the process of finding important government documents and thus help promote greater knowledge of how the United States government functions. The Annals of Congress, Register of (read more)




ARTstor Content Soon to be Indexed within Paratext's 19th Century Masterfile
22 June 2011 by Paratext Editorial


ARTstor Content Soon to be Indexed within Paratext

Paratext announces that hundreds of thousands of citations from the ARTstor Digital Library will be indexed and integrated into Paratext’s 19th Century Masterfile database, allowing historians and scholars from many disciplines to expand their art history research. The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in a variety of subjects. The Digital Library serves educators, scholars, curators, (read more)




Sharpe Online Reference Content Added to Reference Universe
26 May 2011 by Paratext Editorial


Sharpe Online Reference Content Added to Reference Universe

Paratext is pleased to announce that all of the reference works from the Sharpe Online Referencecollection have been added to the nearly 50,000 scholarly subject encyclopedias and other scholarly reference titles accessible via the Reference Universe service. Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR) includes the titles that make up the U.S. and Global History and Culture collections. SOLR brings together award-wining subject coverage, the convenience and flexibility (read more)




New Content and over 8 million full text links now in Public Documents Masterfile
18 May 2011 by Paratext Editorial


New Content and over 8 million full text links now in Public Documents Masterfile

We’ve added the index to the Congressional Globe to the Annals of Congress and Register of Debatesalready found in the Congressional Record file in Public Documents Masterfile, bringing Congressional coverage up to 1867. In addition, we’ve recently updated many thousands of records to federal documents to be discovered via Public Documents Masterfile in the following: Post-1976 GPO Public Documents (1976-current)  (read more)




Congressional Globe and more now indexed in 19th Century Masterfile
26 April 2011 by Paratext Editorial


Congressional Globe and more now indexed in 19th Century Masterfile

As we’ve all been recently reminded of the important role Congress plays in ensuring the day to day functions of democracy, it can be useful to keep in mind the history of one of our most influential government institutions. 19th Century Masterfile now includes the indexes to the Annals of Congress, the Register of Debates and much of the Congressional Globe, bringing our coverage of Congressional papers up to the 39th Congress in 1867, with greater coverage (read more)




Index to the Farmers' Bulletin Now in 19th Century Masterfile
25 April 2011 by Paratext Editorial


Index to the Farmers

19th Century Masterfile has always been the ‘due diligence’ resource for historians. Its usefulness is now expanded to cover works in both technology and agricultural science. To that end, Paratext has significantly enhanced the scope and research value of 19th Century Masterfile for historical agricultural studies through the addition of the Index to Farmers’ Bulletin, 1889-1930. The Farmers’ Bulletin was for many years one of the most (read more)




New Wiley Titles to be Added to Reference Universe
09 February 2011 by Paratext Editorial


New Wiley Titles to be Added to Reference Universe

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 Library, launched last summer, is one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources, covering life, health, social and physical sciences, and humanities.  Wiley’s electronic reference program provides access to the peer-reviewed, (read more)




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