Serious Search Simplified TM

Serious Search Simplified TM

Serious Search Simplified TM

We’ve been helping researchers for 22 years.


We produce authoritative research databases in History, Major Reference Works and U.S. Government Documents.


Our products are used within academic, public and specialized libraries throughout the world.

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Reference Universe has allowed the University of Maryland Libraries to maintain access to and awareness of useful reference titles during an extensive weeding project of our very large reference collection.

With Reference Universe, I’ve discovered resources we had right under our noses, but didn’t know about. It really enhances discoverability of our resources.

Libraries don’t have to be as specialized as we are to benefit from using 19th Century Masterfile. Even undergraduate programs with a strong modern history curriculum would benefit, especially if research is a focus.  It gives our researchers fuller, more well-rounded results than relying solely on standard STM databases would.

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