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.
Information Today, May 2011 - The most widely read publication in the information industry, this is the only newspaper designed to meet the needs of the information professional. In this article, Information Today's Barbara Brynko examines CEO Mike Sweet in an article called Sweet: The Rise of Credo Reference. You candownload the PDF or read it online here.
Over the past six months, Credo Reference, an online reference library, has been steadily striking deals with the major discovery services.
It began on January 6, just before the opening of the ALA Midwinter Conference in San Diego, when Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest, announced that content from Credo's General Reference and Topic Pages would be indexed on the Summon discovery service.
Credo Adds Elsevier Titles to Reference Collection
Posted Jun 21, 2011
Credo Reference and Elsevier have teamed up to add 45 new health sciences titles to the Credo Reference Subject Collections. Launched with eight initial collections this spring, the subject collections are subject-specific reference titles curated and compiled by library professionals, available alongside the Credo General Referenceservice or as standalone reference collections.