As part of an ongoing initiative to help researchers build context for current events, Credo announced a new partnership with Bloomberg Media Distribution to make its popular Bloomberg QuickTake news explainers available on the Credo research platform. Credo launched the Real-time Reference featured search category last year to help users effortlessly identify sources on topics of real-time importance, and the addition of 125 Classic QuickTakes from Bloomberg's robust archive reinforces the company’s commitment to providing users with well-vetted information in the era of fake news and biased media.
Recognizing that effective First Year Experience (FYE) programs can impact everything from retention rates to overall student success, Credo has partnered with Case Western Reserve University to annually honor a librarian and library who are innovating in the field.
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).