January 18, 2012 – Boston and Oxford – Credo Reference (www.credoreference.com), recently named "Best Overall" Reference Database 2012 by Library Journal, is pleased to announce a new partnership with McFarland, a leading independent publisher of academic and nonfiction books.
Credo General Reference, a core resource serving the research needs of millions of students and other library users will be enriched by the addition of top-quality content from McFarland. Chosen for their academic value and editorial excellence, these comprehensive reference titles provide compelling, relevant coverage on contemporary and historical topics. They include:
- Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States
- Encyclopedia of Philosophers on Religion
- Encyclopedia of Cuban-United States Relations
- Encyclopedia of Chinese-American Relations
- Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution
McFarland joins the more than 80 publishers working in partnership with Credo Reference. These new titles will be explored by learners through Credo Topic Pages, Credo's interactive visual search, the connected web of related entries, and other innovative tools offered on the Credo platform.
"McFarland is an outstanding publisher with a significant number of award-winning reference titles," commented John Dove, Credo Reference President. "We've chosen a handful of some of their best works to be added to Credo General Reference. It's exciting to be able to provide them to our General Reference customers."
"Credo is a growing and essential digital channel through which we can reach library users," remarked Karl-Heinz Roseman, Director of Sales and Marketing at McFarland. "We're glad to be part of the exciting momentum that Credo is gathering around the potential of e-reference."
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 offers tools and services to improve Information Literacy and research effectiveness. http://www.credoreference.com and http://corp.credoreference.com
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McFarland, based in North Carolina , is a leading independent publisher of academic and nonfiction books. McFarland is especially known for covering popular topics in a serious and scholarly fashion, and for going to great lengths to manufacture their books to meet high library standards. Important lines in McFarland's list include pop culture, sports, military history and transportation, among other topics. http://www.mcfarlandpub.com