SAGE Reference titles now indexed in Paratext’s Reference Universe

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Los Angeles (March 11, 2014) – SAGE and Paratext are pleased to announce that thousands of additional links to nearly 400 SAGE Reference titles have been integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service. Paratext’s Reference Universe is the only research database that provides both collection-level scope and index-level analysis of Major Reference Works. Now, SAGE Reference’s […]

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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 Adds New Publisher Collections

February 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Credo announced earlier this week the addition of new publisher collections on the Credo Reference interface.  The following Collections are now available on Credo Reference: ABC-CLIO (4 Collections) – Artists of the American Mosaic, ABC-CLIO Collection, Contemporary World Issues, World Mythology Ashgate – Research Companions Collection Berg Publishing– Cultural Histories Collection Berkshire Publishing – Berkshire […]

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Reference Works From Idea to Reality

September 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

New article in Booklist, Reference Works From Idea to Reality.  The article summarizes a presentation from the ALA Annual Conference by 3 reference publishers representing Gale/Cengage, Oxford University Press, and SAGE Reference.  Each describes a different aspect of the reference publishing experience – exploring a new topic and selecting a format, publishing a work, and […]

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Credo Reference expands SAGE Reference offerings

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

Those of you who are Credo Reference users may be interested in new title offerings from SAGE Reference via Credo.  Now, 125 SAGE Reference titles are available on Credo, which represents the entire title list from 2000 – 2010.  2011 titles will be added when they are available. The titles are available for purchase or […]

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Reference Works From Idea to Reality – ALA Session Summary

July 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

This post was reprinted in full from the Points of Reference blog at Each year at the ALA Annual Conference, Booklist’s Reference Books Bulletin sponsors a program to discuss various topics related to reference and reference publishing.  This year RBB’s session focused on the process of creating a reference work, from idea to reality.  […]

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The A to Z of Electronic Reference Product Development – ALA session summary

June 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

RUSA (Reference & User Services Division of ALA) sponsored a panel discussion of the product development of electronic reference products.  It was organized by RUSA, with Joseph Yue of the University of California at the lead and moderated by  Kay Cassell from Rutgers SLIS.  The panel included Frank Menchaca from Gale/Cengage, Rolf Janke from SAGE […]

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ALA Program – Reference Works from Idea to Reality

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

If you’re going the ALA Annual Conference later this month, mark your calendar for the for the Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin program “Reference Work from Idea to Reality.” How does an idea turn into a reference book–or a reference database? Some heavy-hitters from reference publishing will discuss the process from initial concept to publication and beyond. […]

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SAGE Reference now available via MyWire

May 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

A selection of SAGE Reference titles are now available through the MyWire service, the consumer website that syndicates high-quality publisher content.  85 SAGE titles are available including many handbooks and multi-volume reference works.  Access to MyWire content is available by subscription to consumers.

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Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery – Q/A from Webinar

May 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last week LJ and Credo Reference sponsored the webinar, Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery.  I had the pleasure of presenting at the webinar with Joe Janes from the University of Washington.  The archive of the webinar is available on the LJ site. Several questions were asked by participants which Joe and I could not […]

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