Tag Archives: Credo

Credo offers librarians a new tool for expanding instruction around critical thinking

(7 November 2017, Boston)  Credo, the industry leader in information skills solutions, will now offer a Critical Thinking Expansion Pack to broaden the instructional reach provided by its highly-acclaimed InfoLit Modules. At a time when employers and faculty alike list critical thinking and other foundational skills as the most important outcome of a college education, […]


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Credo Survey: faculty teach information literacy in response to lack of student skills

(24 June 2015, Boston, Oxford) Credo has today shared the findings of two extensive surveys. The first surveyed 2,600 students on their thoughts and attitudes toward research, and the second questioned nearly 500 faculty members from American colleges and universities with regard to their students’ research skills, as well as information literacy instruction at their […]


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Credo, Gale, IEEE, and SAGE declare conformance with NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative

(23 June 2015, Farmington Hills)   In the cooperative spirit of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), four leading academic content providers — Credo; Gale, a part of Cengage Learning; IEEE; and SAGE – today, publically disclose their support of the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI). In NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (RP-19-2014), content […]


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Credo collections add new and updated content

(3 June 2015, Boston, Oxford) Credo has recently added a wealth of new content, highlighted by the brand new Essentials Collections (collections/essentials-collections.html). These new collections offer curated, award-winning content covering several top-selling subjects, such as Criminal Justice, Nursing, Psychology, and others. The Essentials Collections, along with new Publisher and Subject Collections support libraries in their […]


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Credo adds new titles and video collections to its Academic Core collection

(15 January 2015, Boston, Oxford) Credo has added nearly 50 new titles to its Academic Core general reference collection this month. The new titles come from notable publishers such as Harvard University Press, National Geographic Society, SAGE, and others, as well as videos from the MacNeil/Lehrer PBS Newshour. Academic Core is available for annual subscription […]


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Credo reveals refreshed platform for online reference service

(25 June 2014, Boston, Oxford)  Credo has unveiled a new look to their award-winning Credo Online Reference Service, updating several features with a focus on user experience. The enhancements are based on input from subscribers matched with cutting edge technology to create a cleaner, more modernized layout and increased searchability. Read about the enhancements here.


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Credo wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Education Reference Solution

 (15 May 2014) Credo’s Literati School has won the 2014 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Education Reference Solution. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Credo as one of 31 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. An SIIA CODiE Award win […]


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Credo releases 19 new and updated collections

(5 September 2013, Boston, Oxford)  Credo has 19 new and updated Subject and Publisher Collections, adding to the more than 80 collections currently available for perpetual purchase or subscription. Credo’s new collections help librarians grow their reference shelves through their Literati or Credo Online Reference Service solutions. The newly released collections include: Intelecom Intelligent Telecommunications […]


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Student information literacy survey results now freely available

Survey developed by librarians and sponsored by Credo finds students lack basic skills critical to lifelong success (8 April 2013, Boston, Oxford)  Credo 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.  Anyone may register for a free copy, along […]


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Credo acquires OnlineTutorSolutions.com

(Boston and Oxford, England, 26 March 2013) Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced it has acquired OnlineTutorSolutions.com, which will significantly enhance its Literati solutions with technologies that connect students to on-staff, state-certified tutors at their point of need. The acquisition furthers Credo’s mission to work with libraries, educators, publishers and technology […]


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Credo survey suggests students lack basic information skills

Survey finds 37% of students do not feel adequately prepared to start research (4 March 2013, Boston, Oxford) A survey developed by librarians and sponsored by Credo found that many college students falsely perceive their level of information literacy. The data collected suggests that while students display an understanding of information skills, they are not […]


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