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Maximize Credo Usage

Find out how to maximize your Credo usage using external resources.  LibGuides Implementation, Discovery Integration, Free MARC Records and Live Webinars are all tools offered by Credo to help expose Credo content to your end users.  Any questions?  Contact Us. We want to help you.

Also see our Posters & Handouts page!

Training Presentation

  • Train the Trainer  (Click here for Spanish)

    Are you planning on presenting Credo to a group?  Use this basic overview of Credo Online Reference Service to walk new users through the features. Lead a training of your own or self-train on your own time with this helpful document.

Usage Boosters

To get the most usage out of Credo, fully implement Credo content in all areas of your library. Use the links below to see how Credo interacts with different products.

  • Credo & LibGuides

    Do you have a subscription to LibGuides? So does Credo! Find tons of Academic Core content here and copy into your own guides. Need help copying our LibGuides into your own? We got you covered! Click here to watch some simple how-to videos.

  • Credo & Discovery Systems

    Credo is findable in the Discovery Systems below.  We have added functionality as well!  Click the links below to learn more.

    • EDS - Credo is fully indexed in EDS.  
      • Add a Credo Widget on the right rail. Screenshot
      • Add Credo Content to EDS' "Research Starter" list!  Screenshot.
      • Click HERE for instructions on how to set this up
    • Primo -  Credo articles and Topic Pages are indexed Primo.  Click "Primo" for more information.
    • Summon- Credo articles are fully indexed in Summon.     
      • Add Credo to Summon's "Topic Finder". Screenshot
      • Click "Summon" for more information.
    • WorldCat - Can link to titles or entries.  Click "WorldCat" for more information.
  • Credo Embeds

    Embed entire Credo articles into your Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, D2L or other Learning Management System. Embed Topic Page articles directly into a LibGuideI  Click the link above to learn more.

    • Faculty Email Templates

      Share the news with faculty.  Invite them to embed Credo content directly into their course pages.

  • Credo & MARC Records

    Have you downloaded Credo's free MARC records? Credo can send you new records monthly, or you can download them yourself at any time. We can also help you purge your catalog of old Credo MARC Records. Any questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Credo Search Boxes

    Add a Credo search box to your site. Allow your users to search Credo from any page. Click here to find instructions.

  • Citing Credo: Why faculty & students can & should

    When some faculty or students say they should not use Credo because Encyclopedias should not be cited, show them this document.  Credo is so much more than simple A-Z Encyclopedia content.  

    • Download a printable copy to share with faculty or students.  
    • Download an editable version in a word doc

  • Credo Live Platform Trainings

    Register for a live platform training. Spend 45 minutes on a full tour of the platform and all features. Open to any Credo customer!

  • Credo & Reference Strategy Webcasts

    View our archive of librarian hosted webcasts covering all areas of Reference Strategy in libraries today.