E-Discovering Reference

October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

With the advent of the internet and growing popularity of Wikipedia, traditional library reference tools have experienced a decline in use.  As a result, many reference publishers began producing electronic books or converting traditional print multi-volume titles to online databases.  While this has been a valiant effort, much of the content still goes undiscovered due […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · New Products · NSR Info · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · School Libraries

Credo Reference adds Salem Press Collection

April 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Credo Reference press release:  Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, is pleased to announce the launch of an in-depth new Publisher Collection from Salem Press. Joining a growing list of 33 other Publisher Collections, all available stand-alone or alongside a subscription to Credo General Reference, the new Salem Press Collection will be […]

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Credo Launches Eight New Subject Collections

March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Credo Reference Press Release: Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, is pleased to announce the launch of Subject Collections. These convenient collections, designed to provide comprehensive coverage of key subjects, add to the rapidly growing reference e-book offerings on Credo Reference. The eight new collections offer titles from 11 key reference publishers […]

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Credo Reference expands M.E. Sharpe content

March 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Below is a Credo Reference Press Release on the expansion of M.E. Sharpe content. Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, has signed an agreement to expand the M.E. Sharpe content offered on the Credo Reference platform. Researchers will now have access to the added content as a Credo Reference Publisher Collection and the forthcoming […]

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Credo Reference adds National Gallery Images

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

From a Credo Press Release: Credo Reference adds prestigious National Gallery images to its reference collection Oxford and Boston, January 26, 2010 – Credo Reference, the award winning online reference library, has signed an agreement to include National Gallery, London images and information in the Credo General Reference Collection.

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Credo Reference announces SAGE Reference Publisher Collection

November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

From a Credo Press Release: A significant majority of SAGE Reference titles to be available through Credo Boston and Oxford, (November 3, 2009) – Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference library, has signed an agreement to launch a SAGE Reference Publisher Collection. Nearly 70 SAGE Reference titles will now be available through the acclaimed Credo […]

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Credo Reference launches new interface

September 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Credo Reference Launches New and Improved Interface Innovative features greatly enhance research experience Boston and Oxford, September 3, 2008 – Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference library, has completely updated and enhanced its interface. The new and improved platform now features key elements developed as a result of direct feedback and testing with librarians worldwide. […]

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Interview with John Dove, CEO of Credo Reference

May 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

John Dove spent an afternoon with me at WSU.  We sat down for a chat about reference, the role of reference, and of the reference librarian in the digital world. Have a listen. I recommend you save the file to your computer first, then listen.  Enjoy! June 2008 – John Dove, CEO, Credo Reference Listen to […]

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