Credo survey suggests students lack basic information skills

March 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

Credo Survey Suggests Students Lack Basic Information Skills Critical for Academic and Workforce Success Survey finds 37% of students do not feel adequately prepared to start research More information from the press release below.  Note the opportunity to attend an event at ACRL relating to the study as well as receive the full text of […]

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Credo announces Literati School and Literati Student Athlete

January 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

BREAKING NEWS FROM CREDO OFFICES IN BOSTON AND OXFORD, U.K. Credo’s information literacy platform, Literati, implemented in 600 academic and public library institutions, is now also available for K-12 schools and student athletes. Literati School and Literati Student Athlete share the same goal as the academic and public versions of Literati: to enable librarians and educators to […]

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Another “thumbs up” for Literati

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Last month we reported on the success of Credo’s case study with Columbia University undergraduates, who said that using Literati – an extension of the original Credo Reference platform, marketed as “a library’s connection to information literacy” – significantly enhanced their classroom learning experience. According to Credo, 90 percent of Columbia students who participated said they would likely […]

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Columbia students give Literati “thumbs up”

October 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

Credo Reference‘s ongoing effort to improve information literacy (and “research effectiveness”) just got a new boost. After conducting a case study with Columbia University’s undergrads, the company is reporting back some encouraging feedback about the value of its Literati platform. The results of the study have been made public and their message is clear: using Literati in the classroom […]

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Credo Reference titles to be available via YBP GOBI

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

YBP Library Services and Credo Reference Announce New Partnership Agreement to add academic titles to GOBI database BOSTON, OXFORD – June 21, 2012 – Credo Reference is pleased to announce a partnership with YBP Library Services to incorporate Credo Reference titles from 80 of the world’s best reference publishers into GOBI (Global Online Bibliographic Information), […]

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Credo launches Literati Public supporting digital literacy and the library’s brand

June 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

June 15, 2012 – Boston, Oxford – Building on the success of Literati by Credo, Credo Reference (credoreference.com), today announced plans to serve Public Libraries with Literati Public, a new expression of its suite of Digital and Information Literacy solutions. Literati Public, developed in close partnership with public librarians, is a highly customizable solution that […]

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Credo Reference adds new publishers and expands collections with 400 new titles

June 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Credo press release: Boston, Oxford – Credo Reference (www.credoreference.com) continues its growth trend by adding new publishers and expanding existing agreements with publishers, offering even more options for libraries and their users. CQ Press is the newest publisher to join Credo Reference with an agreement to include 40 of their most sought-after titles […]

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Credo’s Topic Pages will be enhanced with WorldCat results

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Credo Reference Press Release:  Boston and Oxford, (April 18, 2012) – OCLC and Credo Reference are pleased to announce a special collaboration project aimed to increase collection visibility and usage with library users. Credo’s Topic Pages will now be enhanced with WorldCat results to show local library materials alongside other timely, relevant Web […]

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Interview with Mike Sweet of Credo Reference

January 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Recently Credo Reference launched a service called literati.  Literati adds a new dimension to Credo Reference and Topic Pages by bringing together technology, content, tools, and services.  To learn more about Literati, listen to the interview with Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Reference. The NSR interviews page offers nearly 50 audio interviews with publishers, librarians, […]

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Credo Reference adds McFarland content

January 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Credo Reference adds new content from McFarland.  More from the press release: January 18, 2012 – Boston and Oxford – Credo Reference (www.credoreference.com), recently named “Best Overall” Reference Database 2012 by Library Journal, is pleased to announce a new partnership with McFarland, a leading independent publisher of academic and nonfiction books. Credo General Reference, a […]

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