Posted: Friday 27th September 2019
Credo Reference: a great online resource for research.
All members of Hertfordshire Libraries are entitled to use Credo Reference for free, just log on with your library card number - www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib
Or, download the Hertfordshire Libraries App go to Online Resources, follow the link for General Resources then click the link for Credo Reference.
Credo is excellent for project work and is a digital reference library that places a world of information at your fingertips. It’s the ideal place to start any research providing access to hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles bringing the facts alive with images, sound files, animations, and much more. Credo, provides full-text online versions of about 1200 published reference books from more than 70 publishers in a variety of major subjects including general and subject dictionaries as well as encyclopaedias.
Credo believes everyone deserves the ability to learn and the opportunity to succeed and develop a strong foundation of information literacy skills. Credo has created an information resource that enables the flexible configuration of content, technology and services for learners, teachers, librarians and publishers. Credo promotes knowledge building, problem solving and critical thinking to give people the information skills necessary for success throughout their academic, professional and personal lives.
View their topic pages which contain an overview, definitions, biographies, related topics, images plus links to relevant articles and other content on a variety of topics -https://search.credoreference.com/
View also their Mind Map facility which will map out a subject area for you.