History of Paratext

Paratext HQParatext is an independent library information company based in Northern Virginia, producing research databases in History, Major Reference Works, Classics, and U.S. Government Documents.

Paratext products are used within academic, public and specialized libraries in North America and throughout the world.

Paratext was founded in 1993 by Eric M. Calaluca, who has developed scholarly information products since 1987.  Robert F. Asleson served as Chairman of Paratext from 2001-2010.  The company continues to innovate in all areas–new content; compatibility with existing information platforms and customized analytic tools to help libraries more closely monitor the use of scholarly materials.

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