A collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, and other reference sources related to a range of subjects, including STEM and humanities. An alternative to Wikipedia for getting started.
Resource TypesReference Source, E-Books and E-Texts, Images and Sound
DescriptionThis "Premium" edition of Credo Reference is a collection of more than 600 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and subject-specific titles. Subject coverage features Medicine & Health, American History, Language & Linguistics, General Literature, Psychology, Religion, Economics, Art & Art History. The sources are enhanced with illustrations, tables, audio files, and interactive maps. Also included are Topic Pages and "Concept Maps," a visual representation of the connections between search results and topics in an interactive format. Some sources (such as The CIA World Factbook and US Census) feature customizable and interactive tables that allow you to add columns to compare data, sort by column, and export and chart tables. Publishers contributing titles to this collection include Routledge, SAGE, Cambridge University Press, Wiley, Elsevier and many others. (Updates vary)