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  • Credo Online Reference Service - Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience through authoritative reference content and a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. Offering 690+ highly-regarded titles and thousands of images, audio files, and videos from 80+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.

  • InfoLit Modules - The InfoLit Modules provide high-quality, ACRL-aligned instructional materials to help librarians deepen the quality of student instruction on research strategies and techniques. With 60 high-quality videos, customizable tutorials, and quizzes, the InfoLit Modules are ideal for supplementing existing lessons, for "one shot" library instructional sessions, and for addressing gaps in classroom or online teaching.

  • One-time Purchase Titles - Credo has selected the best in-depth reference titles from more than 100 publishers and provides these for perpetual purchase or as part of subscriptions to Essentials Collections. These 4000+ titles are available and are searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.

  • Essentials Collections - Credo's Essentials Collections bring foundational reference titles to your students' and faculty's research activities while maintaining responsible stewardship of your library budget. The Essentials Collections offer top-tier reference titles: award-winning, classic, and peer-acclaimed. Available collections include dozens of subjects, and are curated by Credo, including seamless updating of titles, additions of newly-acquired content and weeding to ensure continued relevance. Essentials Collections are full-text and searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.

  • Issue Briefs - Going beyond the headlines, Issue Briefs dig deeply into issues to explain their relevance in the modern world and expose both sides of the story. Providing a valuable source of current context for students performing research, articles are reviewed by an editorial board of seasoned journalism professionals, ensuring each Issue Brief meets the highest of journalistic standards. 3-4 new media-rich Issue Briefs are added every week and direct-published with no delay.


  • Literati - Literati (by Credo) is an online research platform and teaching tool that builds on Credo's foundation of online reference content and discovery tools, with point-of-need research and information literacy instruction. With your subscription to Literati you will receive: Access to hundreds of e-reference titles; Mind Map technology; Embedded research videos and tutorials; and Study Guides.

  • SKILL Modules - Arranged into four sections, Credo's SKILL Modules are a customized, digital (and mobile responsive) platform consisting of 24 videos and tutorials (totaling approximately 90 minutes of instruction) designed to support research instruction. SKILL can serve as an entire instructional course, or Educators can select Modules or components of Modules as needed.


To request a price quote contact Susan Knisely at the Nebraska Library Commission.   

Note: Credo offers Nebraska libraries a 10% discount off list price via the Nebraska Library Commission unless a special offer exceeds this amount.

Subscription Term: 

July 1 - June 30


Prorated orders will be accepted.  However, in cases where less than six months remain in the subscription term, libraries will be offered extended subscriptions instead (e.g., a library subscribing in February would be offered a 17-month subscription ending June 30).  

To Place an Order: 

Contact Susan Knisely at 402-471-3849 , 800-307-2665 or email Susan Knisely.

To Request a Trial: 

You may request a trial by filling out and submitting the online Want to learn more about Credo? form.  

Tech Support:

Toll-free phone: 877-426-5202



License Agreement / Terms and Conditions of Use

Usage Statistics:

Usage statistics are available in the Admin area of Credo Reference:

For more information see Running a Usage Statistics Report



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