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Credo Reference celebrates True Tales of the Library launches Amazing Stories contest

Press Release: Credo Reference [May 22, 2012]

Boston and Oxford, (May 22, 2012) In celebration of the forthcoming launch of the new Literati Public, a Credo Reference ( solution tailored to fit the needs of Public Libraries and facilitate the telling of their story, the company announced that their latest contest is now open and called "Amazing Stories."

The contest is aimed at eliciting the amazing and true (or mostly true) stories that have happened at libraries across the country. Credo Reference promises to not only give librarians a stage to tell their stories, but to "re-enact those we think have the greatest potential to amuse an audience." The best stories will be selected as finalists and the winner of first prize will receive four iPads for their library.

"Libraries and librarians make great things happen every day, in terms of educational leadership," said Mike Sweet, Credo Reference CEO. "We suspect that every librarian has an I can't believe this happened' story to share, and so we've provided the stage and hopefully the incentive. If you don't win the iPads for your library at least you made the crowd of your colleagues laugh."

In addition to the prizes to the first and second place winners, select finalists may have their story adapted into an UNSHELVED comic strip (

The contest will culminate with the announcement of the winners at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 22-25. Entries will be accepted at Credo Reference booth #600 until 12:00 Saturday, June 23.

For full details including contest rules and entry instructions [anonymous entries will be accepted], please visit

About Credo Reference

Credo Reference is Library Journal's "Best Overall" Reference 2012 and has been offering completely customizable, "best-in-class" reference collections for libraries since 2002. Credo's General Reference service empowers librarians and effortlessly delivers authoritative answers to millions of researchers worldwide. Literati by Credo offers tools and services to improve Digital and Information Literacy. Both platforms allow content expansion through highly acclaimed Publisher and Subject collections. Find more

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:May 22, 2012
Publisher:Credo Reference
Company: Credo Reference
Record Number:16833
Last Update:2023-09-13 13:02:40
Date Created:2012-05-22 12:56:37