Credo Reference and Topic Pages now accessible through the Ex Libris Primo Central Index

June 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

More discovery news, Credo Reference is now accessible through Ex Libris.  From the press release:  Credo Reference (credoreference.com), the award-winning online reference service, and Ex Libris Group®, a leading provider of library automation solutions, announced today that content from Credo’s General Reference, Publisher and Subject Collections will now be accessible through the Ex Libris Primo […]

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Credo Reference Content now Discoverable in EBSCO Discovery Service

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

From an email I received, also linked on PR Web: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Credo Reference, the online reference service, have extended their partnership allowing the reference content from Credo Reference to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Metadata from Credo General Reference, Credo Topic Pages and Publisher Collections will be added to the […]

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Credo Reference Sponsors Build a Bridge to Your Library Contest

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Credo Reference is sponsoring a contest to bridge the library to Credo Topic Pages.  Any student, faculty, or staff of a library (not required to be a Credo Reference customer) can submit an entry.  The idea is simple – build a single web page using Credo Topic Pages to point to authoritative sources, images and […]

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Credo Reference Searchable on Summon

January 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Great news for reference discoverability, Credo Reference will soon be available on ProQuest’s Summon discovery service.  From the press release: With this new agreement, the Summon™ service will now include results from Credo’s reference content—together with Credo Topic Pages—providing the overview and background information that researchers need when beginning to explore a new topic. 

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Search ebrary content via Credo’s Topic Pages

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Credo Reference is now partnering with ebrary® to provide a user-friendly customization option for the new Credo Topic Pages.   Libraries who subscribe to the Credo Reference customized product and ebrary will now be able to research their ebook content directly from the Credo Topic Pages. Designed to provide contextualized, orderly access to authoritative content, each […]

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Credo’s Topic Pages – article and sample page link

June 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

The June Off The Shelf column featured Credo’s Topic Pages.  If you’d like to see one of the pages, here is a link to the one on Censorship.  Credo welcomes your comments and feedback. All of the Off The Shelf columns are linked from the NSR articles page.

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Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery – webinar summary

May 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, Joe Janes from Univ. of Washington, Mike Sweet from Credo, and myself had a great conversation on reference content, student research habits, and how reference content can be more discoverable during the LJ webinar “Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery.” Joe highlighted research results from OCLC Perceptions study and 2 studies at the University […]

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Credo Launches Topic Pages

April 12th, 2010 · Comments Off

I wrote a piece on Credo’s Topic Pages a couple of weeks ago, but here is the official press release announcing the launch of the Topic Page Beta. Credo Launches Topic Page Beta The Librarian’s Answer to Wikipedia Boston and Oxford, (April 8, 2010) – The data is undeniable, a significant majority of today’s researchers […]

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Credo’s Topic Pages – a great place to start your research!

March 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Reference, gave me a tour of the new Credo Topic Pages yesterday.  What a great tool they are for background/overview information on 10,000 different topics!  The stimulus for creating the Topic Pages was context.  A University of Washington study on how students research in the digital age found that students […]

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