Credo Adds New Titles and Video Collections to its Academic Core Collection

January 15, 2015, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, announces the addition of nearly 50 new titles to its Academic Core general reference collection this month. The new titles come from notable publishers such as Harvard University Press, National Geographic Society, SAGE, and others, as well as videos from the MacNeil/Lehrer PBS Newshour.

New titles include:

  • Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia, a Choice OAT selection, published by Routledge
  • Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, published by Elsevier Science & Technology
  • Ask Harvard Medical School Video Series from Harvard Health Publications
  • Defining Digital Humanities, published by Ashgate Publishing
  • Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics, from Cambridge University Press

“Enhancing our Academic Core Collection aligns with our belief that reference remains core to the value provided by academic libraries,” said Credo CEO Mike Sweet. “We cultivate partnerships with the world’s best publishers of reference so that libraries can offer robust reference collections on the platform of their choice.”

Academic Core is available for annual subscription on the Credo Online Reference Service and Literati Academic platform (a 2014 Choice OAT selection) and will be updated monthly with new and updated titles. In addition to the Academic Core Collection, Credo offers general reference collections tailored to Public and School libraries as well as the Complete Core collection, comprised of all titles from the three Core collections. Libraries looking to deepen their reference collections should look to Credo’s Publisher and Subject Collections, available for purchase and subscription.