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Help guides on Pierce's research databases.

Credo Reference Overview

credo reference database logoCredo Reference contains millions of full-text, authoritative articles from hundreds of reference books covering all major academic areas. It is an excellent place to start when learning the basics of any topic and will help to focus your topic, find keywords and people, and discover more in-depth books and articles.

Credo Reference is a great database to use for finding background information on a topic, before diving into deeper research.

Topic pages provide overviews and links to related articles. The Mind Map helps you expand or narrow down your research topic.

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Getting Started with Credo Reference

This brief 3-minute video below shows you how to get started using Credo Reference.