Technology Essentials Collection

Technology Essentials Collection






Technology Essentials Collection

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.

Click here for a list of reference titles included in this collection.

  • 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)