The Credo Reference Award for Information Literacy
Posted October 2011
The CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group is very pleased to announce an exciting new award for innovation in digital resources for Information Literacy generously sponsored by Credo Reference. This annual award will recognise an individual librarian or group of librarians who develop the best new digital resource for promoting information literacy. The winner will receive a prize of £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity.
Read the whole article at the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference site
Schools to get more reference resources
Posted 11:00 PM, Oct. 16, 2011
The State Library of Louisiana and LOUIS, the Louisiana Library Network, have signed an agreement to partner with Credo Reference to provide reference and research assistance for schools statewide. The agreement ensures that students, faculty, researchers and patrons at all Louisiana academic, public and K-12 libraries will have access to hundreds of reference titles that compose Credo General Reference, according to Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne. It also includes more than 10,000 Credo topic pages that will be customized to encourage discovery and exploration by students and faculty.
WorldCat Content Coming to Credo General Reference Service
OCLC and Credo Reference announced that they signed an agreement to integrate the WorldCat Search API into the Credo General Reference service, its flagship content application. With this new agreement, OCLC member libraries that subscribe to the Credo General Reference service will be able to retrieve a list of books from WorldCat related to the topic of their Credo Reference search. Read the whole article at infotoday.com
ALA Annual 2011: Independent publishers' group gains advice, new name
By Henrietta Thornton-Verma June 25, 2011
Karl-Heinz Roseman of McFarland hosted vendors LibraryThing and OverDrive Friday at a meeting of the Independent Reference Publishers Group's (IRPG) during the American Library Association's annual conference in New Orleans.
Representatives from Credo Reference, Neal-Schuman, and Salem Publishing, among others, gathered to discuss the results of the group's last annual survey and to gain publicity and sales advice from the vendors.