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Credo  Reference Online Demonstration General Reference Collection
What is Credo   Reference? <ul><li>Aggregator of Full Text Online Reference Books – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias, D...
General Reference Database <ul><li>E-books only </li></ul><ul><li>Equal Coverage for all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Access...
Some of our 70+ publishers…
Full title list at   corp.credoreference.com/titles A sampling of content
Some of our language titles…
Art <ul><li>Bridgeman  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Library Archive  -> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chambers Film Factfinder </li>...
Literature… <ul><li>Quotations </li></ul>
Geography
Medicine… <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul>
Social Sciences
Science Titles
Biographies
Special Titles Hutchinson Encyclopedia <ul><li>Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Videos & Animations </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Files <...
Collection is ALWAYS growing!  Recently Added:
Newsletters <ul><li>Content Update – Quarterly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any changes made to Credo’s content over the  </li></...
Searching Credo <ul><li>4 Ways to Search </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Browse titles individually </li></ul>...
Keyword Search Topic Pages   We have over 10,000 currently and we create new ones every week. <ul><li>Reference Entries </...
Entry Page Related Entries Searches terms related to your current entry.  This only searches your Credo Title List  Relate...
Find a Book <ul><li>Your Bookshelf </li></ul><ul><li>Title list broken down by subject </li></ul><ul><li>Click subject on ...
Table of Contents Images Tab Displays every image that the book contains Tabs Click different tabs to browse through books...
Advanced Search Select specific titles or subjects to create your own tailored search Flexible Searching
Concept Map: A Visual Search Nodes represent full text articles from Credo.  Mouse over node to get pop up box to tell you...
Gadgets <ul><li>Gadgets are simple search boxes.  Use the gadgets to find: </li></ul><ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><li...
Topic Pages Images taken from your Credo title list A tag cloud of related Topic Pages, click to be taken to new Topic pag...
Topic Pages: Customized
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  1. 1. Credo Reference Online Demonstration General Reference Collection
  2. 2. What is Credo Reference? <ul><li>Aggregator of Full Text Online Reference Books – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Atlases etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>70+ publishers, 500+ integrated titles </li></ul><ul><li>over 3 million entries </li></ul><ul><li>more than 200,000 images </li></ul><ul><li>More than 200,000 audio files </li></ul><ul><li>Free MARC Records for each title </li></ul>
  3. 3. General Reference Database <ul><li>E-books only </li></ul><ul><li>Equal Coverage for all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible content for middle school </li></ul><ul><li>through post graduate and professional levels </li></ul><ul><li>Content for academic, research institutions, corporations, </li></ul><ul><li>schools and public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Unique URLs allow you to link to any book </li></ul><ul><li>or any subject on your website, Blackboard or LibGuides </li></ul><ul><li>Full citations for each entry </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some of our 70+ publishers…
  5. 5. Full title list at corp.credoreference.com/titles A sampling of content
  6. 6. Some of our language titles…
  7. 7. Art <ul><li>Bridgeman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Library Archive -> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chambers Film Factfinder </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge Guide to Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Thames & Hudson Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>20 th Century Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Art & Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Design Since 1900 </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion & Fashion Designers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Literature… <ul><li>Quotations </li></ul>
  9. 9. Geography
  10. 10. Medicine… <ul><li>Psychology </li></ul>
  11. 11. Social Sciences
  12. 12. Science Titles
  13. 13. Biographies
  14. 14. Special Titles Hutchinson Encyclopedia <ul><li>Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Videos & Animations </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Files </li></ul><ul><li>CIA World Factbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic Statistics Tables </li></ul></ul>These 5 Dictionaries contain audio pronunciations for majority of entries
  15. 15. Collection is ALWAYS growing! Recently Added:
  16. 16. Newsletters <ul><li>Content Update – Quarterly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any changes made to Credo’s content over the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>previous 3 months </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usage Statistics Reminder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reminder to run monthly usage with tips to promoting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credo to your library users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weekly Topic Page Update </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are creating timely Topic Pages every week. Create easy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>links to current content on your websites and blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up: support@credoreference.com </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Searching Credo <ul><li>4 Ways to Search </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Browse titles individually </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Search </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Search (Concept Map) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Keyword Search Topic Pages We have over 10,000 currently and we create new ones every week. <ul><li>Reference Entries </li></ul><ul><li>Results from your Credo Title list. Results sorted by: </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Images & Multimedia Files </li></ul><ul><li>Word Count </li></ul>Faceted Browsing Narrow your results by Subject, Entry Type, Multimedia File, Person & Print Publication Date
  19. 19. Entry Page Related Entries Searches terms related to your current entry. This only searches your Credo Title List Related Resources Pass your entry term to the results pages of your other subscribed databases Browse Book Jump to this book’s Table of Contents to browse through this title individually Citations - available on every entry with drop-down menu allowing you to save in your favorite citation management systems
  20. 20. Find a Book <ul><li>Your Bookshelf </li></ul><ul><li>Title list broken down by subject </li></ul><ul><li>Click subject on left to see list of titles in that subject </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse over title to see pop up box </li></ul><ul><li>Click title to go to Table of Contents </li></ul>
  21. 21. Table of Contents Images Tab Displays every image that the book contains Tabs Click different tabs to browse through books’ content. All images and links are browseable and clickable.
  22. 22. Advanced Search Select specific titles or subjects to create your own tailored search Flexible Searching
  23. 23. Concept Map: A Visual Search Nodes represent full text articles from Credo. Mouse over node to get pop up box to tell you more about entry and option to open full text Click node to create a new search
  24. 24. Gadgets <ul><li>Gadgets are simple search boxes. Use the gadgets to find: </li></ul><ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical entries </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Files </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes </li></ul><ul><li>Convert Measurement </li></ul>
  25. 25. Topic Pages Images taken from your Credo title list A tag cloud of related Topic Pages, click to be taken to new Topic page. general reference encyclopedia article complete with citation Dictionary Definitions and more entries from your other Credo subject encyclopedias
  26. 26. Topic Pages: Customized

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