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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. The user-friendly interface is ideal for students starting their research, or learning about the research process during information literacy instruction. With more than 700 searchable, full-text titles from 100+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.

  • InfoLit Modules - The InfoLit Modules provide ACRL-aligned instructional materials to help librarians teach and assess research skills to students and align information literacy practices with faculty. 60+ videos, tutorials, and quizzes cover topics from evaluating sources, to fake news, to citations and more. Highly flexible and customizable, the Modules can supplement existing lessons, first year experience initiatives, and “one-shots”. The materials can also quickly and easily address gaps in classroom or online teaching. Additional content can be added to address other foundational skills like critical thinking, written/oral communication, reasoning, and more.

  • 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 3500+ titles are available and 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 research activities while maintaining responsible stewardship of your library budget. 25 targeted 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.


  • SEEK (Students Exploring & Evaluating Knowledge) - SEEK is a research and library teaching tool that provides top quality reference sources paired with point-of-need instruction, and access to 400+ top-tier reference titles appropriate for grades 7-12. Its intuitive user-interface makes it ideal for answer students start their research, as well as teaching them about the research process.

  • SKILL Modules - The SKILL Modules consist of more than two dozen videos and tutorials alongside instructor guides and assessment tools. Designed by librarians and educators, the modules support K-12 schools in teaching the essential information literacy and research skills needed for student success throughout their academic careers and beyond.


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.

Tech Support:

Toll-free phone: 855-500-0165; Direct: 617-500-1879



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



For more information, contact Databases.