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Credo Online Reference Service (for public libraries)

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Credo Reference (search.credoreference.com) is an online reference resource that provides access to the full text of subject-specific reference titles, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, quotations and atlases from a wide variety of publishers. Credo guides users through topics and concepts using visualisation tools and extensive cross referencing.

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Subject Areas

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology

This is a multidisciplinary resource and covers anthropology, art, astronomy, biography, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, ecology, economics, education, engineering, environmental studies, food, geography, geology, history, language, law, literature, mathematics, media studies, medicine, midwifery, music, nursing, palaeontology, philosophy, physics, politics, psychology, quotations, religion, sociology, technology, and zoology.

Academic Levels

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Research
  • AS/A Level / Scottish Higher National
  • Diploma
  • National Curriculum
  • GCSE
  • Professional / CPD courses
  • Vocational
  • Work based learning

Resource Types

  • Databases
  • Reference Works
  • Dataset

Further information

This resource is updated monthly.

Ancient history to the present.