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February 9, 2017

(Credo Reference) 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.

December 1, 2016

(Credo Reference) 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.

November 3, 2016

(Credo Reference) 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.

October 27, 2016

(Credo Reference) 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.

September 27, 2016

(Credo Reference) 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.

August 11, 2016

(Credo Reference) 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.

August 25, 2015

(Credo Reference) 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.

June 23, 2015

(Credo Reference) 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.

December 18, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

September 19, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

September 5, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

July 30, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

June 27, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

June 25, 2013

(Credo Reference) 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.

May 22, 2013

(Naseej) 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.

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