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Credo Reference

Types of Information

  • Encyclopedias
  • Dictionaries
  • Biographies
  • Quotations
  • Primary Sources
  • Bilingual Dictionaries
  • Crossword Solver
  • Measurement Conversions
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Credo

Welcome to the Credo Reference LibGuide

Credo Reference is a growing database of almost 1,300 reference titles - dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guidebooks, atlases, etc.

Credo Reference is a good place to

  1. Start your research
  2. Find background information on your research topic
  3. Get a short, quick answer, such as...
  • What is the definition of Abstract Expressionism?
  • What does the "Color Index" have to do with business?

Contains authoritative sources, so it's safe to use in a research paper.

Searches over 1,300 sources at one time, so it's FAST!

Shows the relationships between one subject area and another.

Pulls together different types of information - a definition, a  biography, an analytical article, a quote, a picture, etc.

Subject Guide

Library Catalog vs. Credo Reference

You may have already used a Credo Reference eBook since they are all contained within the Library Catalog (and OneSearch).

The Library Catalog is a great place to find a book or eBook by its overall topic.

The Credo Reference database is a great place to search for something within a book - like a definition or narrow subtopic. A search in Credo Reference searches every single word on every single page in every single book.

Tutorials

Use the many video tutorials found on the Tutorials Page above to learn about

  • Research
  • Citing Sources
  • Student Success