27 May 2009. Credo Reference, provider of customizable online reference collections, is pleased to announce a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK), to provide its online service to participating US federal libraries at a discount (Credo Reference Service ID: CD; BOA LC09G7107, subject to renewal, for the period ending 9/30/2013).
FEDLINK acts as a purchasing and resource-sharing consortium for federal libraries and information centers. With this new agreement, participating institutions are eligible for discounted pricing on subscriptions to Credo's vast collection of cross-searchable entries, all on one innovative and enhanced interface that also provides seamless searching from Credo into other library resources.
Credo Reference, with over three million cross-referenced entries from over 415 titles and 63 publishers, has been recognized throughout the market with starred reviews, awards and other kudos for providing great value to libraries of every kind. Described as an "expert tool for any library," the service was recently included in both Library Journal's "Best of Reference 2008" feature and the prestigious annual New York Library Association's (NYLA) "Best of Reference 2008" list. Credo also earned the highest scores of all the resources evaluated in Library Journal's 2009 E-Reference Ratings and was the only one of the 193 resources that received four-star ratings in every category.
"We are pleased to partner with FEDLINK to provide Credo's award-winning reference collection to their members," commented Mike Sweet, Credo CEO. "FEDLINK members will be delighted with the comprehensive and credible content and enhanced research opportunities provided by Credo Reference. In this time of finding ways to do more with less, we know that Credo Reference can provide access to valuable reference content at a reasonable cost. We're happy to welcome FEDLINK to our Credo family."
For information on FEDLINK's offerings, visit: http://www.loc.gov/flicc/allsvc.html
Credo Reference, with offices in Oxford and Boston, has been offering completely customizable reference collections for libraries since 1999. Credo's General Reference and Specialist Reference services combine extensive content from multiple publishers with unique cross-referencing technology, effortlessly delivering authoritative answers to millions of researchers worldwide. Visit www.credoreference.com and http://blog.credoreference.com
FEDLINK, (Federal Library and Information Network), serves federal libraries and information centers as their purchasing, training and resource-sharing consortium. As the business subsidiary of the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC), FEDLINK customers can tap into the expertise of federal librarians, contracting officers, financial managers, and customer service representatives — getting the best products and services at the best available prices. http://www.loc.gov/flicc/