Credo Online Reference Service
Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience through authoritative reference content and a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. The user-friendly interface is ideal for students starting their research, or learning about the research process during information literacy instruction. With more than 700 searchable, full-text titles from 100+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.
The InfoLit Modules provide ACRL-aligned instructional materials to help librarians teach and assess research skills to students and align information literacy practices with faculty. 60+ videos, tutorials, and quizzes cover topics from evaluating sources, to fake news, to citations and more. Highly flexible and customizable, the Modules can supplement existing lessons, first year experience initiatives, and “one-shots”. The materials can also quickly and easily address gaps in classroom or online teaching. Additional content can be added to address other foundational skills like critical thinking, written/oral communication, reasoning, and more.
One-time Purchase Titles
Credo has selected the best in-depth reference titles from more than 100 publishers and provides these for perpetual purchase or as part of subscriptions to Essentials Collections. These 3500+ titles are available and searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.
Credo’s Essentials Collections bring foundational reference titles to your students’ and faculty research activities while maintaining responsible stewardship of your library budget. 25 targeted Essentials Collections offer top-tier reference titles: award-winning, noteworthy, and peer-acclaimed. Available collections include dozens of subjects, and are curated by Credo, including seamless updating of titles, additions of newly-acquired content and weeding to ensure continued relevance. Essentials Collections are full-text and searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.