September 5, 2013, Boston, Oxford â€“ 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.
Credoâ€™s new collections help librarians grow their reference shelves through their Literati or Credo Online Reference Service solutions. The newly released collections include:
June 27, 2013, Boston, Oxford â€“ Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that it has finalized distribution agreements with three industry-leading publishers, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), 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. Continue reading Credo Adds ASTD, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and QA International→
CredoÂ has just announced the release ofÂ five new and seven updated Subject and Publisher collections to help libraries enhance their Literati or Credo Online Reference Service subscriptions.Â Brand new collections include: CQ Press Collection; CRC Press Collection, Economics Collection, Philosophy Collection, and LeadershipÂ Collection.Â Below is the press release from this morningÂ that breaks it all down. Continue reading Credo Releases a Number of New and Updated Subject & Publisher Collections→
A press release from Credo this morning discusses the ability to order reference titles on the Credo platform via GOBI3.Â More below:
May 7, 2013, Boston,Oxford â€“ 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 â€“ in partnership with YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor â€“ has made its titles available for purchase through GOBI3, YBPâ€™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. Continue reading Credo titles now available through GOBI3→
April 8, 2013, Boston,Oxford â€“Â Â Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that the results of an information literacy survey of over 1,500 students from more than 400 institutions worldwide are now freely available.Â Anyone may register for a free copy, along with a paper authored by Dr. Allen McKiel, Dean of Library Services at Western Oregon University at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Survey_Results.Â Additionally, Credo will be unveiling results at ACRL during a breakfast discussion on 11 April 2013.
Credo is moving full steam ahead in 2013.Â The following press release highlights several major achievements from this year including the two new Literati products, CODiE awards, and the acquisition of OnlineTutorSolutions.com.Â Read on for the details:
April 2, 2013, Boston, Oxford â€“ Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced several significant achievements in the first quarter of 2013.Â Â In addition to launching Literati School and Literati Student Athlete, solutions that combine authoritative scholarly content, innovative technologies and customizable services, the companyâ€™s Literati Public was recognized with a prestigious SIIA CODiE Award and Literati Academic was nominated for an SIIA CODiE Award as well.
BREAKING NEWS FROM CREDO OFFICES IN BOSTON AND OXFORD, U.K.Â Credo’sÂ information literacy platform, Literati, implemented in 600 academic and public library institutions, is now also available for K-12 schools and student athletes. Literati Schooland Literati Student Athlete share the same goal as the academic and public versions of Literati: to enable librarians and educators to help learnersâ€”in this case K-12 students and the athletes among them who face unique challengesâ€”obtain information skills necessary to succeed in their scholarly pursuits as well as in life.
Today, Joe Janes from Univ. of Washington, Mike Sweet from Credo, and myself had a great conversation on reference content, student research habits, and how reference content can be more discoverable during the LJ webinar “Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery.”
Joe highlighted research results from OCLC Perceptions study and 2 studies at the University of Washington – Project Information Literacy and use of Wikipedia for course-related research which focused on the changing research behaviors of students.Â He also addressed the teaching of reference sources to librarians, comparing his learning of sources years ago to today’s focus on content over containers.Â He speculated on various reference sources that have gone away, transitioned, and what still persists. Continue reading Reference: The Missing Link in Discovery – webinar summary→
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