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 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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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 introduces literati

December 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

I’m sorry I missed posting this press release from Credo.  They are launching a new product – literati.  It’s in beta now with January 2012 set for a live launch.  The design and purpose of the product sounds very intriguing (multi channel design, increase dialog b/t librarians and students, information at the point of need, […]

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