Library Tools to Increase Usage & Discovery


For library personnel looking to view Usage Statistics and other administrative functions, please log-in to your Paratext Account.

Paratext Accounts provide our customers and library practitioners with more admin control (updating IP, contact, URL info, etc.) and information on all Paratext products and updates.

U.S. Documents Masterfile Product Updates

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Paratext is happy to announce another recent addition to U.S. Documents Masterfile: the Bibliographic Metadata of the Foreign Relations of the United States Series. A publication of the U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian, the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series is the official record of U.S. foreign policy going back to 1861. Originally contained in 500 physical volumes, the digital version available through U.S. Documents Masterfile links to... Read All
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Paratext is pleased to announce two new sources now available to search in U.S. Documents Masterfile: the Compilation of Presidential Documents collection and the U.S. Geological Survey Publications Warehouse index. The Compilation of Presidential Documents is an ongoing collection of documents going back to 1993 pertaining to the day-to-day activities of the office of the President of the United States. Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, the... Read All
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Paratext is pleased to announce that hundreds of population statistics datasets indexed in the U.S. Census Discovery API Index is now available to search in U.S. Documents Masterfile.   These datasets, which span from the mid-1980s to 2021, provide detailed population statistics in a variety of key areas. Among these highly valuable statistics tables, find information on changing demographics, birth/death rates by geographical area, median incomes, languages spoken, ethnicities, and much more... Read All
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Paratext is pleased to announce that the index of publications available through the USDA’s Economics, Statistics and Market Information System is now available to search in U.S. Documents Masterfile. Maintained by Cornell University, the Economics, Statistics and Market Information System (or ESMIS) online index is a clearinghouse for publications produced by agencies within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Five agencies within the USDA produce the nearly 2,300 publications listed in this index... Read All
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Paratext is pleased to announce that datasets from the NASA Planetary Data System are now available to search in U.S. Documents Masterfile. These datasets, found within NASA PDS Digital Products in the USDM source dropdown, give access to primary scientific data pertaining to a wide variety of different fields and disciplines. This material includes data gleaned from NASA planetary missions, laboratory experiments, and Earth-based missions. Find everything from atmospheric data describing weather systems here... Read All

USDM™ – The Federal Widget

The Federal Widget

The Federal Widget allows you to provide patrons with easy access to U.S. Documents Masterfile via a single search box placed anywhere within your site - or even in your LibGuides.

It links effortlessly to our database, and launches our proprietary interface.

Example LibGuide Descriptions

University of Kentucky

“Single search for indexes and records for nearly 250 years of U.S. Federal government information. Includes The Annals of Congress, Register of Debates and Congressional Globe. Includes links to the full text at the Library of Congress’ American Memory.”


Georgetown University

“U.S. Documents Masterfile is an electronic bibliographic guide to federal, state, local and international public documents, spanning over 200 years of publication, in a single searchable database.

Includes: * Post-1976 GPO Documents * GPO Monthly Catalog Indexes 1900-1976 * GPO Documents 1789-1976 with SuDocs Numbers * Pre-1900 United States Documents * International Documents (e.g., World Bank Records) * US Department of Energy * ERIC files…”


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API

Paratext offers customizable APIs for deployment of Paratext data to a wide variety of applications for libraries already authenticated for access to the native interfaces. We will work with your programming department to export the data in a number of compatible formats.

If you'd like more information, please address any queries to support@paratext.com.