Credo will now offer a Critical Thinking Expansion Pack to broaden the instructional reach provided by its highly-acclaimed InfoLit Modules. At a time when employers and faculty alike list critical thinking and other foundational skills as the most important outcome of a college education, this additional content will allow librarians to expand their role in contributing to retention, GPA levels, graduation rates, and employability.
Credo has introduced a “Real-time Reference” category within search results to help students easily identify reliable sources on current issues of importance. In addition to enabling researchers to find timely and accurate reference content relating to current events and controversial topics, Credo is announcing a partnership with ProCon.org to make its Debate Topics available within Credo’s Core Collections.
Boston, MA and Champaign, IL – Credo announced a new partnership with Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to identify predictable misunderstandings first-year students have with regard to information literacy (IL).
Raleigh, NC and Boston, MA, September 6, 2017 – Conducting research in the 21st century often means navigating fake news sites, biased media, and contradictory online information. Information literacy has emerged as a critical skill to achieve academic, professional, and personal success. Thanks to a partnership between the state’s library consortium NC LIVE and Credo Reference, Credo Online Reference Service will offer North Carolinians a trustworthy starting point to find information about their research or personal topics of interest.
Des Moines, IA and Boston, MA, August 1, 2017 — Students and residents across Iowa will now enjoy increased access to foundational research materials as the State Library of Iowa and Credo Reference have partnered on a statewide agreement, thanks to a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, that will bring Credo’s flagship exploratory research platform to public and academic libraries.