Catching Up with Credo April 2021


The Credo Blog

Happy spring! Last month, we learned more about educational technology, including eight reasons students need technology in the classroom and three things you should consider before investing in online learning tech. In addition, we found out which professional development topics are currently trending in higher education, plus we picked up some strategies for using social media for library promotion.

Don’t forget to check out April Social Media Content for Libraries for ready-made posts you can share with your followers!

What’s New with Us?

Real Time Reference

The Ever Given fiasco clearly illustrated the global economy runs on ships. Need to brush up on nautical terms? The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea provides coverage of a huge range of topics, from shipbuilding, yachting, diving, marine engineering, and marine mammals, to smuggling, tsunamis, mermaids, and the language and literature of the sea.

It’s spring in the northern hemisphere, which means it’s prime time to help the bee and butterfly populations, especially in urban areas, while helping reduce our own physiological and psychological stress. New for Earth Month—Elsevier Science & Technology’s Encyclopedia of Microbiology and CABI’s Invasive Alien Plants: Impacts on Development and Options for Management can help you navigate your way through planting season.

As we strive toward a more perfect union, it’s worth taking the time to understand what systemic and institutional racism is and how to act as an antidoteUnderstanding and Navigating Discrimination in America is a resource guide from Omnigraphics designed to help people identify and understand challenging conversations about race and discrimination.

New Titles in Your Account

Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile – 8 new titles!
Complete Core – 8 new titles!
Public Core – 4 new titles!
Student Core – 1 new title!
Secondary School Core – 8 new titles!

Just Released: New Titles for Purchase

Have gaps in your collection? Each month we release new titles available for purchase that cover dozens of in-demand topics. Check out our newest titles available here. Please reach out to us for more information and ask about available discounts!

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Interested in discovering more about how to build diversity collections and the increasing need for diversity resources in libraries and schools? Join us on April 27th at 3:00pm ET for a webinar with Sue Maniloff, VP Business Development at Omnigraphics, to discuss how to conduct a diversity audit and build diversity collections to reflect the needs of various groups.

Free Live Training

Join us for a platform tour to make sure you are getting the most usage out of Credo. Certificates are available upon request! See our training dates here or request a free private training just for your library.