Database of the Month: Credo Reference

Credo Reference offers over three million entries from 676 highly regarded full-text reference titles. Access is simple and user-friendly, including a basic and advanced search, topic pages, concept maps, images, audio, video and more.  

Credo Reference contains information on a wide range of subjects and includes almost 10,000 topic pages that are browsable by subject category or alphabetically through an A-Z list.   Topic pages are starting points for research that include DRM-free images and links to library resources. 

Use the fun Gadgets feature to look up information such as definitions, persons, images, pronunciations, crossword solvers, quotations, holidays & festivals and conversions.  Use the links at the top right to access other library resources such as the Bishop Library Catalog, Online Databases, LibGuides and Ask a Librarian directly from Credo Reference.


Along with a core collection of general reference titles, the library's subscription to Credo Reference includes two subject collections:  Criminal Justice and Gender & Women's Studies.  To view a list of all the titles included within Credo Reference, use the "Find a Book" option on the top menu of the search screen.

Access Credo Reference from the library's online database list located at:


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