December 14, 2011 – Boston, Oxford - Credo Reference, recently named "Best Overall" Reference Database 2012 by Library Journal, announces a new partnership with Marshall Cavendish, the premier publisher of nonfiction series, children's books, and a wide array of award-winning reference titles.
The Marshall Cavendish Collection, available in 2012, will join 38 existing Credo Publisher Collections. This collection, consisting of nine titles totaling more than 70 volumes, provides a rich depth of global perspectives and historical contexts to users. The World and Its Peoples series of illustrated multi-volume encyclopedias covers geographical, economic, political, and cultural information continent-by-continent to present pictures of daily life worldwide. The collection also includes engaging content that takes users backwards in time to Ancient Egypt and the Near East, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the realm of Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology.
The Marshall Cavendish Collection will be available for perpetual purchase or subscription, stand-alone, or alongside a subscription to Credo General Reference. All content is fully indexed, cross-referenced, and integrated into the Credo platform by cutting-edge technology that links users to further library resources and helps students discover new tools for learning.
"It's a privilege to include Marshall Cavendish's widely respected content on Credo," said John Dove, Credo President. "I anticipate that this collection will bring a lot of value and excitement to library users. Its broad scope and Credo's innovative platform make a powerful combination."
Partnering with Credo is a great opportunity for us to expand our digital channels," commented Richard Farley, Marshall Cavendish President. "It's more important than ever for readers of all ages to have easy access to diverse perspectives in our modern world. This new collection reflects our effort to make that happen."
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, launching in 2012, will offer tools and services to improve Information Literacy. http://www.credoreference.com and http://corp.credoreference.com
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For over forty years Marshall Cavendish has opened worlds of learning with its highly respected publications. Marshall Cavendish Reference offers titles on a wide range of topics to support the curriculum and to encourage lifelong learning. http://www.marshallcavendish.com/