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Credo Reference: Academic Core features 750+ searchable, full-text titles and places particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are more than 1,100 short reference videos, more than 475,000 high-resolution art images, photographs, and maps across all subject areas.

Credo Reference: Complete Core (for Public Libraries) features authoritative titles across a wide range of subjects, including art, history, technology, careers, psychology, business, and health. Appropriate for users of all types and ages, Credo Reference: Complete Core includes 3.5 million entries from notable encyclopedias, guides, and handbooks, as well as more than 2,000 instructional videos and 600,000+ contextual visual aids, images, maps, and photographs. 

Information Literacy – Core (also known as InfoLit – Core) uses innovative technology and proven pedagogy to build essential information literacy and critical-thinking skills that will help students thrive in their academic careers and beyond. Furthermore, the Credo Insights analytics tool allows you to measure student outcomes and demonstrate the value of foundational skills instruction at your institution. 


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Minitex Pricing

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

License Agreements (Terms & Conditions)

Questions regarding the license can be directed to Hayley Bloch of Credo Reference.

How to Order or Renew

Your library may subscribe at any time; subscriptions start at the beginning of the month. Please contact Minitex regarding new orders.

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

Theresa King
Customer Success Manager, Acacdemic Libraries MN
Phone: 212-896-4202