More than 150 major reference works from Springer will be integrated into Paratext's Reference Universe service, according to an announcement from the two companies. Springer's electronic and print major reference works serve a broad spectrum of scientific, technical, and medical disciplines.
Paratext's Reference Universe is a 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, with an emphasis on authoritative introductory material. All Reference Universe searches are dynamically matched to each library's existing electronic and print holdings.