Des Moines, IA and Boston, MA, August 1, 2017 — Students and residents across Iowa will now enjoy increased access to foundational research materials as the State Library of Iowa and Credo Reference have partnered on a statewide agreement, thanks to a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, that will bring Credo’s flagship exploratory research platform to public and academic libraries.
In partnership with Case Western Reserve University, Credo will recognize innovation in the FYE space
BOSTON, March 16, 2017 - Credo Reference – the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions – has partnered with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to honor outstanding innovation by librarians and libraries contributing to the first year experience (FYE).
Brian E. Coutts, Professor and Head of the Department of Library Public Services at Western Kentucky University, was selected as the 2017 winner of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, RUSA’s highest honor, for his distinguished contributions to reference services and the library profession. Sponsored by Credo Reference, the award consists of $5,000 and a citation, which will be presented to Coutts at the RUSA Achievement Awards Ceremony at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Credo Reference, which has partnered with more than 2,500 libraries over the past 16 years to drive more effective and efficient student research activities and information skills instruction, has launched Credo Education. The new subsidiary partners with educational institutions to prepare students for continuous learning and success in the knowledge economy.
Credo announced it is contributing features and enhancements to the open edX initiative, the leading nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers interactive online courses and MOOC’s (Massive Open Online Courses) from the world’s best universities and institutions.