Credo Online Reference Service

"Students consistently referred to “finding context,” ... , as the most laborious, yet requisite, part of the research process." 1

Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience by combining expertly curated content with a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources.

Why Credo Online Reference Service?

  • Credo's Mind Map visually shows relationships between topics supporting pre-search and research
  • Included Topic Pages offer an easy starting point and pathways for further research
  • Over 3 million full-text entries alongside thousands of easily searchable images, audio files, and videos
  • Access to hundreds of in-depth titles covering every major subject from current Social Issues to Ancient History and Shakespeare to Einstein
  • Choose a Core Collection that best meets the needs of your library and customize what your users see
  • Includes vetted and notable content from over 100 publishers and the ability to seamlessly expand by adding titles from Essentials Collections or individual titles available for purchase

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1Head, Alison J., and Michael B. Eisenberg. "Finding Context: What Today's College Student Say about Conducting Research in the Digital Age." Project Information Literacy. University of Washington's Information School, 9 Feb. 2009. Web.