Source Reference

 The One-stop Instruction Platform for
Preparing Students for College-level Research

Students today are asked to navigate a complex world of digital information, however many struggle to search effectively, evaluate sources, and communicate their findings. Source Reference integrates our highly-acclaimed reference content with instructional videos and tutorials to provide research instruction in the classroom or at the point-of-need. Prepare students for the rigors of academia by building their confidence with the types of resources they will see in college, while also cultivating essential 21st-century skills.

Why Choose Source Reference?

  • Access to 400+ top-tier reference titles appropriate for grades 6-12 with the Student Core Collection
  • Exploratory search features including 11,000+ Topic Pages and the Mind Map brainstorming tool
  • Dozens of high-quality videos offering point-of-need instruction and exposing valuable research resources while students search
  • Coverage of a wide range of research topics like evaluating sources, plagiarism, and more
  • 100+ minutes of instructional materials you can select from and use as needed within courses, one-shot sessions and more
  • Flexibility to embed reference entries into your LMS, LibGuides, or website
  • Simplified collaboration with teachers and administrators, and easy integration of information literacy into the curriculum

Access free resources, webinars, and blogs about information literacy in the K12 space by visiting Credo Reference’s InfoLit learning community.