Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

February 9, 2017

Credo Reference. Credo Reference expands, launches new Education Division. 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. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2016

Credo Reference. Credo Commits to Learning Community with edX Partnership. 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. [Full Announcement].

November 3, 2016

Credo Reference. Credo, Arkansas State University announce partnership designed to improve college readiness, student success. Credo and Arkansas State University are embarking on a partnership to bring information literacy resources and instruction to regional Arkansas high school students in support of their college readiness. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2016

Credo Reference. Credo launches Issue Briefs. Credo has launched “Issue Briefs,” designed for students performing research on a wide range of current topics. Each week, Credo will unveil three to four new Issue Briefs, which illuminate all sides of today’s top issues featuring unbiased reporting. [Full Announcement].

September 27, 2016

Credo Reference. Credo upgrades InfoLit modules with new content, new platform. Credo, the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions, announced today it has introduced new content for its InfoLit Modules, as well as a dramatically upgraded platform that enables instructional customization. Credo’s InfoLit Modules – a mix of videos, tutorials, and assessments – are a library of ready-to-use instructional assets to support librarians in teaching information literacy and research skills. [Full Announcement].

August 11, 2016

Credo Reference. Credo unveils new features, interface to enhance exploratory search, invigorate library instruction. Credo announced it is introducing several new and updated features to its popular Credo Online Reference Service, the only publisher-neutral reference platform designed intentionally as the starting point for research. [Full Announcement].

August 25, 2015

Credo Reference. Ian Singer to join Credo as Chief Content Officer. Credo announced that Ian Singer will join the company as its Chief Content Officer. Mr. Singer, who most recently served as Vice President, Group Publisher for Media Source Inc., will oversee Credo's publisher relations activities and content acquisition strategy. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2015

Credo Reference. Credo announces compliance with NISO Open Discovery Initiative. Credo announced its conformance with, and endorsement of, the recommendations of the National Information Standards Organization’s Open Discovery Initiative (ODI), making Credo the first reference content provider to do so. Credo’s compliance demonstrates the company’s advocacy for the unique, valuable role that reference plays in research, as well as its commitment to supporting industry standards and best practices in delivering innovative products and services to libraries and their users. [Full Announcement].

December 18, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo Named to EContent Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry. Credo was named by EContent to its Top 100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry in the Content Commerce and Digital Content Provider categories. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 2013

Credo Reference. Ian Hames joins Credo as Director of International Sales. Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Ian Hames has joined the team as Director of International Sales. He will help the company realize its mission to give all individuals the information skills required for lifelong success by bringing its Literati and Online Reference Service solutions to new customers worldwide. [Full Announcement].

September 5, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo releases 19 New and Updated Collections. Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, has launched 19 new and updated Subject and Publisher Collections, adding to the more than 80 collections currently available for perpetual purchase or subscription. [Full Announcement].

July 30, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo’s Homework Help Now Available as a Standalone Service. In an effort to help public libraries and schools connect students to state certified teachers at their point of need, Credo today announced that it is making Homework Help available as a standalone service in addition to packaging the tool with its Literati solutions. Furthermore, Homework Help subscribers can use the newly released widget to embed the service in any website. [Full Announcement].

June 27, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo Adds ASTD, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and QA International to Growing List of Partners. Credo announced that it has finalized distribution agreements with three industry-leading publishers, American Society for Training and Development, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and QA International, making it possible to offer additional enhanced content under both subscription and perpetual access models through its Literati and Credo Online Reference Service solutions. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2013

Credo Reference. Scholarship Search Feature Live in Literati School. Credo announced that it has added Reference Service Press’s scholarship search feature, FundingFinder Express, to Literati School, the company’s recently-launched solution that helps K-12 educators teach foundational information skills. Now, Literati School will not only meet the information needs of pre-college students, but it will also help them find ways to pay for college at a time when costs have reached an all-time high. Bundled at no additional cost to Literati School subscribers, FundingFinder Express will greatly increase the value of Literati School for its users. [Full Announcement].

May 22, 2013

Naseej. Naseej Provides King Abdullah Library – Umm Al-Qura University – with Credo Reference. King Abdullah Library – Umm Al-Qura University – provides it patrons with Credo Reference from Naseej. Credo is an all-in-one starting point for researchers and students to initiate and further their research processes. [Full Announcement].

May 15, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo releases 12 new perpetual access and subscription collections. Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that it has launched 12 new and updated Subject and Publisher Collections, adding to the more than 75 collections currently available for perpetual purchase or subscription. Libraries now have even more options for enhancing their Literati solution or Credo Online Reference Service. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo Titles now available through GOBI. In an effort to simplify the process of enhancing library collections with authoritative reference content from world-renowned publishers, Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions – in partnership with YBP Library Services, the academic division of Baker & Taylor – has made its titles available for purchase through GOBI3, YBP’s acquisition and collection management database. Libraries now have the ability to select Credo as their preferred vendor for reference material as part of their eApproval Plans. [Full Announcement].

April 11, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo announces new technology to enhance and streamline research through EBSCO Discovery Service. Credo announced it has deployed new technology that integrates its growing library of Topic Pages with EBSCO Discovery Service. Students who search EDS will now see Topic Pages, which provide a gateway through Credo’s trusted multimedia-rich reference content to other library resources, alongside their search results, providing a highly targeted starting point for deeper research. These searches will also retrieve Credo full-text reference entries, and will soon include high resolution images and videos. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2013

Credo Reference. Student information literacy survey results now freely available. Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, announced that the results of an information literacy survey of over 1,500 students from more than 400 institutions worldwide are now freely available. [Full Announcement].

April 2, 2013

Credo Reference. Credo Shows Significant Momentum in Q1. Credo announced several significant achievements in the first quarter of 2013. In addition to launching Literati School and Literati Student Athlete, solutions that combine authoritative scholarly content, innovative technologies and customizable services, the company’s Literati Public was recognized with a prestigious SIIA CODiE Award and Literati Academic was nominated for an SIIA CODiE Award as well. [Full Announcement].