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Database Guide: Credo Reference

Learn how to search and use special features of Credo Reference.

Database Description

While Credo's information is not peer-reviewed, it's a great resource when you need to find a subject-specific definition, background information or an overview of a topic.

About the Research Database

What reference books are in Credo Reference?

Highlights include:

  • A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
  • Penguin Dictionary of Psychology
  • Reader's Companion to American History
  • Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

When would I use Credo Reference?

Use this reference collection when you need to get a better understanding of concepts or to get definitions of jargon in your field.

How do I search it effectively?

See the tab in this database guide titled Searching for tips and strategies.

Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources

All library databases have restrictions regarding appropriate use.  Please reivew the Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources page to ensure you are in compliance.