Boston, Oxford (November 15, 2011) – Credo Reference (www.credoreference.com), the leading provider of online research products, announces a new partnership with Brill Publishing, the internationally renowned publisher in Religion, Humanities, and the Social Sciences. Beginning in 2012, the Brill Religion Collection will join the thirty-eight existing Publisher Collections available from Credo Reference.
Offering some of the most respected content on the subject in the reference world, the Brill Religion Collection boasts seven key titles covering a broad spectrum of major topics. Key titles include the Dictionary of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, the Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World and the Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an.
Brill content will also contribute to the forthcoming Religion Collection, a multi-publisher Subject Collection thoughtfully curated to cover all the sub-areas of Religion at the undergraduate level. Both collections will be available for perpetual purchase or subscription, stand-alone or alongside a subscription to Credo General Reference.
"Brill's scholarship around Religion is recognized globally for its high quality making them a natural partner for us," commented John Dove, Credo Reference President. "These new Collections continue our tradition of meeting the needs of researchers with the best available content, delivered on a best-in-class platform."
"Brill has been evolving continually since its foundation in the 17th century, and we are pleased to be expanding the avenues through which our digital resources reach the world," said Steve Dane, Brill Publishing's Executive Vice-President, Marketing & Sales. "Various religious studies, for their part, have been evolving for thousands of years. Teaming up with Credo allows us to support such studies with some of the best and most innovative technologies available today."
Credo Reference has been offering completely customizable, "best-in-class" reference collections for libraries since 2002. With its unique cross-referencing technology, Credo's General Reference service empowers librarians and effortlessly delivers authoritative answers to millions of researchers worldwide. Publisher and Subject Collections offer libraries deep reference content from highly-regarded publishers. literati by Credo, launching in 2012, will offer tools and services to improve Information Literacy. http://www.credoreference.com and http://corp.credoreference.com