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Credo Reference

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Credo Online Reference Service

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. Students looking up current events and controversial topics benefit from the Real-time Reference featured search category, which provides frequently-updated, credible background information on issues unfolding in the headlines. With more than 700 searchable, full-text titles from 100+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.

InstructTM (formerly known as InfoLit Modules) Instruct provides ACRL-aligned multimedia materials to help librarians teach and assess foundational skills to students while aligning information literacy practices with faculty. Choose from included information literacy and/or critical thinking content packages, and begin incorporating high-quality videos, tutorials, and quizzes into your teaching. Highly flexible and customizable, Instruct can supplement online, in-class, or point-of-need instruction. The included Credo Insights assessment platform allows you to measure student progress, report results, and demonstrate the value of your library instruction.

View Jumpstart library instruction with this robust collection of 60+ high-quality, standards-aligned videos covering information literacy, critical thinking, communication, and more. Ideal for flipping instruction, offering point-of-need help, and collaborating with faculty, View saves your library time and resources creating instructional materials from scratch.

Source Souce is the one-stop platform for preparing students for academic research. Combining scholarly reference content and engaging multimedia instruction modules, Source gives your library everything you need to build the information literacy skills your students will rely on for the rest of their lives. Source’s research component features an easy-to-navigate interface and access to 400+ top-tier reference titles appropriate for grades 7-12. Cultivate information skills using more than two dozen high-quality videos and tutorials. All materials can be flexibly used in the classroom, or embedded into your institution’s LMS or website.


Minitex Pricing

Pricing is based on FTE for academic libraries and population-served for public libraries. School pricing is also available. Please contact Minitex for a quote.

License Agreements (Terms & Conditions)

Questions regarding the license can be directed to Sujay Darji of Credo Reference.

How to Order or Renew

Your library may subscribe at any time; subscriptions start at the beginning of the month. To order or renew, Please contact Minitex.

All subscriptions require a signed license agreement.

Technical Support


Credo Reference provides all subscribers with custom usage reports as well as COUNTER-compliant usage reports. Reports are available on-demand through the Librarian Admin page. All subscribers have access to the Librarian Admin site.

Contact Information

Minitex Contact

Cooperative Purchasing & Electronic Resources Services (CPERS)
Wilson Library, Room 60
309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Toll Free: 800-462-5348
Phone: 612-624-4002
Fax: 612-625-3569

Vendor Contacts

Sujay Darji, Account Executive – MN, ND
Phone: 617-292-6145

Jeremy Vaux, Account Executive – SD
Toll Free: 617-292-6164
Fax: 617-426-3102


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