Credo Reference: Academic Core

Credo Reference: Academic Core

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

Credo Reference: Academic Core enhances the research experience through authoritative reference content and a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all of your trusted library resources. The user-friendly interface is ideal for students starting their research or learning about the research process during information literacy instruction. With hundreds of searchable, full-text titles from the world’s foremost publishers, Credo Reference: Academic Core covers every major subject.

  • Easy-to-use interface: The intuitive design allows researchers at all levels to easily navigate the platform and discover the information they need.
  • Exceptional reference content from the best academic publishers: With 750+ searchable, full-text titles, Credo Reference: Academic Core places particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are more than 1,100 short reference videos, more than 475,000 high-resolution art images, photographs, and maps across all subject areas.
    • The thoughtfully curated content is recognized by top sources, such as Choice, Recommended College List, RUSA, Doody’s Core Titles, Booklist, Library Journal, and many more.
    • This title list is regularly updated to ensure your reference collection remains current.
    • The equivalent print price of the books in Credo Reference: Academic Core is more than $130,000.
  • Multimedia content: More than 2.2 million full-text entries are searchable alongside thousands of images, audio files, and videos.
  • Information literacy support: Features like Mind Map, Research Quick Tips, Key Concepts, summary articles, curated Pro/Con entries, and more help educators foster essential research skills at the point of need or during library instruction sessions.
  • Discover more: Search results include connections to your institution’s other research databases, maximizing usage of all of your library’s trusted resources.

  • Research Quick Tips: Credo Reference: Academic Core features concise, informative videos embedded throughout the platform to cultivate information literacy skills while students research. Subjects covered include selecting and narrowing a topic, evaluating sources, boolean operators, and more.
  • Federated search: Credo Reference: Academic Core allows for the seamless integration of federated search results from your library’s licensed e-resources, leading students directly to deeper subject-focused research and maximizing usage and awareness of your entire library.
  • Summary articles: 11,000+ summary articles curated for pre-search and topic exploration incorporate existing library database results directly, enabling users to gain background information, then have direct links to subject-specific journal/monograph databases for deeper content—great for background research, discovering library resources, and building keyword vocabulary!
  • Mind Map: One of Credo Reference: Academic Core‘s key features, the Mind Map is a visualization tool to help users discover connections between and across topics. This feature is embeddable in course pages, LibGuides, and websites!
  • Pro/Con: Credo Reference: Academic Core‘s Pro/Con is a featured content category for helping students locate reliable reference materials on issues of real-time importance. Highly respected publishers like ProCon.org, The Conversation, the AllSides Red Blue Dictionary, and Facts On File’s Issues & Controversies regularly add and update entries, bringing authority and accuracy to students’ current events-related information needs.
  • Embeds: Credo Reference: Academic Core allows users to embed reference content in their institution’s learning management system, virtual learning environment, or other guides/websites. Any article (or Mind Map) may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos. This helps foster faculty collaboration while also bringing usage and awareness of the institution’s valued library e-resources.
  • Permalinks: Credo Reference: Academic Core‘s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Citation management: With Credo Reference: Academic Core, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Key Concepts: In Credo Reference: Academic Core, relevant terms are displayed within search results to help users identify the focus of each article and provide guidance for additional keywords related to their topic.
  • Curated LibGuides: Credo Reference: Academic Core‘s popular subject guides curate foundational knowledge to help students explore research topics and support faculty building supplemental resources for their courses.
  • Primary Sources in Credo LibGuide: Easily point students to the many primary source materials available in Credo Reference: Academic Core. Nearly 2,000 primary source documents—including 75 videos—can be found in addition to our image collections, which contain more than 200,000 examples of original art and antiquities. This guide contains links to 650 entries across 40+ titles, as well as links to all of the books that contain primary source materials.
  • Integration options: Credo Reference: Academic Core content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Responsive design: Credo Reference: Academic Core‘s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Google Drive integration: Libraries can now authenticate their Credo Reference: Academic Core users with Google Authenticator, while users (via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts) can save entries to Google Docs.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information. Text content is translated into 60+ languages, helping learners of all backgrounds access reference material.

Rocky Mountain College: Librarians use Credo Reference: Academic Core during First-Year Experience workshops to lay a foundation of highly effective research skills.

Nazarbayev University: Credo Reference: Academic Core helps maintain students’ attention and builds their confidence in the research process during instruction sessions.

Drake University: Credo’s one-stop platform helps students brainstorm, make connections, build subject vocabulary, and explore appropriate resources when starting their research assignments.

Howard University: Spotlighting Credo Reference: Academic Core in First-Year Experience workshops leads to higher usage of library resources and improved research papers from students.

“Credo Reference is the gold standard for general reference…Most students will find it tremendously helpful.”

Library Journal

“Credo Reference has grown into an essential, online, full-text collection of reference books covering a great variety of subjects and formats…a first-rate place to visit when [students] are looking for validated sources of information…Essential. All libraries. All levels.”

Choice

“The user-friendly interface provides an excellent place for students to begin their research, or to learn about the process of doing research during information literacy instruction…especially well-suited to the beginning user population.”

The Charleston Advisor

Business and Management Essentials Collection

Business and Management Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

A must-have for librarians supporting undergraduate and graduate-level business programs, the Business and Management Essentials Collection boasts a wide range of award-winning titles from publishers like Berrett-Koehler, Macmillan, Business Expert Press, and more. Entrepreneurs, marketers, product developers, and future CEOs will benefit from the timely and authoritative content.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Business and Management Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Business and Management Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Business and Management Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Business and Management Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Business and Management Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Business and Management Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Business and Management Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Business and Management Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Communications
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management Theory
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • Organizational Development
  • Product Development
  • Product Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Training

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection

Contemporary Issues and Contoversies Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

Help students gather background information on the events shaping today’s headlines with scholarly resources on contemporary issues relating to technology, economics and class, ethics and religion, race and ethnicity, and social activism. When students are asked to write persuasive papers for ENG 101 and other Gen Ed courses, point them to these digital titles, and help them steer clear of dubious open-web searches.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Contemporary Issues and Controversies Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Climate Change
  • Crime and Safety
  • Current Events and Politics
  • Drug Policy
  • Economics and Class
  • Ethics and Religion
  • Environment
  • Family and Community
  • Health
  • Media
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Activism
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Art History Essentials Collection

Art History Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

Containing insightful articles and breathtaking images, the Art History Essentials Collection spans humanity’s relationship to art and design through the millennia and around the globe. Researchers will find biographies, criticisms, and explorations of technique across media and cultures.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Art History Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Art History Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Art History Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Art History Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Art History Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Art History Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Art History Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Art History Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Aesthetics
  • American Art
  • Ancient Art
  • Art Conservation
  • Art History
  • Art Techniques
  • Artist Biographies
  • Asian Art
  • Color Theory
  • Design
  • Digital Art
  • European Art
  • Indigenous Art
  • Interior Design
  • Museum Studies
  • Painting

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

World History Essentials Collection

World History Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

This collection offers the perfect opportunity for libraries to replace dusty world history volumes from the stacks with easily searchable resources in the digital format students today prefer. Comprehensive titles from publishers like I. B. Tauris, Columbia University Press, and Edinburgh University Press delve into the people and events of various geopolitical regions, as well as broader themes like colonization and warfare.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: World History Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the World History Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The World History Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The World History Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: World History Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save World History Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email World History Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The World History Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • African History
  • American History
  • Asian History
  • Colonization
  • European History
  • Historians
  • Inventors
  • Latin American History
  • Military History
  • Middle Eastern History
  • Political History
  • Revolution
  • Social History

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

United States History Essentials Collection

United States History Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

From revolutionary times through the Civil Rights Era and up to the recent events that shape our political discourse today, this collection offers a wealth of insightful titles into United States history. Defining moments like the battle of Gettysburg, landmark Supreme Court cases like Plessy v. Ferguson, and cultural evolutions like the social history of American families are illuminated and analyzed through these thoughtfully curated texts.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: United States History Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the United States History Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The United States History Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The United States History Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: United States History Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save United States History Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email United States History Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The United States History Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • African Americans
  • American Culture
  • American Government
  • American West
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil War
  • Constitutional History
  • Military History
  • Native Americans

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection

Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

From hospitality studies and hotel management, to ecotourism and travel, this collection provides a wide range of highly acclaimed content from publishers like Goodfellow Publishers, Business Expert Press, CABI, and more.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Ecotourism
  • Event Strategy and Management
  • Food Tourism
  • Hospitality Studies
  • Hotel Management
  • Medical Tourism
  • Religious Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Economics
  • Travel

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Theology Essentials Collection

Theology Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

Ideal for researchers studying the Bible and Christian beliefs, the Theology Essentials Collection brings together some of the best titles from notable publishers in the field, including InterVarsity Press, Zondervan, and Lion Hudson.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Theology Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Theology Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Theology Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Theology Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Theology Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Theology Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Theology Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Theology Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Bible Study
  • Catholicism
  • Christian History
  • Christianity
  • Contemporary Christian History
  • Evangelism
  • Notable Theologians
  • Orthodox Christianity
  • Philosophy of Christianity
  • Protestantism
  • Theology
  • Theology and Art
  • Theology and Politics
  • Theology and Science

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Technology Essentials Collection

Technology Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

This fast-moving field can be one of the most challenging to keep up with when it comes to scholarly reference titles. Our expertly curated and seamlessly updated Essentials Collection offers a simple and effective way for librarians to maintain currency and authority for users researching trends in social media, cyberbullying, nanotechnology, and more.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Technology Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Technology Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Technology Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Technology Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Technology Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Technology Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Technology Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Technology Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Computer Architecture
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Digital Warfare
  • Hacking
  • Hardware
  • Information Science
  • Internet
  • IT Administration
  • Nanotechnology
  • Online Education
  • Privacy
  • Social Media
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Design

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Social Science Essentials Collection

Social Science Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

From research methods to social theory, this curated collection assists sociology students as they learn about the structure of human society and the myriad challenges communities face. Titles from world-class publishers like University of California Press, SAGE, and Springer Publishing Company provide broad coverage of this expansive field, while still allowing users to delve into specific and in-depth research around their areas of interest.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Social Science Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Social Science Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Social Science Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Social Science Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Social Science Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Social Science Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Social Science Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Social Science Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Aging
  • Animal Studies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Theory
  • Social Work
  • Urban Sociology
  • Work

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Science Essentials Collection

Science Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

With titles from renowned publishers such as Elsevier Science & Technology, Facts On File, and Wiley, researchers exploring the sciences will find much useful information in this collection. Topics covered include genetics, evolution, ecology, and more.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Science Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Science Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Science Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Science Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Science Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Science Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Science Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Science Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Contemporary Science
  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • History of Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Plant Science
  • Science
  • Science and Politics
  • Scientists

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Religion Essentials Collection

Religion Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

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InterVarsity Press, Princeton University Press, and Zondervan highlight the publishers contributing to this comprehensive study of world religions. The histories of diverse traditions are included, as well as explorations into the intersection of religion and art, politics, and science.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Religion Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Religion Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Religion Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Religion Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Religion Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Religion Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Religion Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Religion Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Buddhism
  • Catholicism
  • Christian History
  • Contemporary Religious History
  • General Religious Studies
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Orthodox Christianity
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Protestantism
  • Religion and Art
  • Religion and Politics
  • Religion and Science
  • Taoism
  • World Religions

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)