History of Paratext

Middleburg officeParatext is an independent historical database and research company, based in Middleburg, VA.   Paratext produces research databases in World History, Major Reference Works, Classics, and U.S. Federal government information.

The company was founded 1993 by Eric M. Calaluca, who has developed scholarly information products since 1987. The late Robert F. Asleson served as Chairman from 2001-2010.

Paratext continues to expand through new content acquisition and customized analytic tools to help libraries and research institutions monitor the use of scholarly materials.  Paratext products are used within academic, public and specialized libraries in North America and throughout the world.

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