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CREDO Reference, one of the 270+ databases available through the MSU Libraries' indexes and databases portal, offers hundreds of online reference materials. These include encyclopedias, factbooks, dictionaries and much more.

Recent content added to CREDO Reference includes:

  • All Things Chaucer: an Encyclopedia of Chaucer's World (Published by ABC-CLIO and listed in the Literature section)
  • Biogrpahical Dictionary of Transcendentalism (Published by ABC-CLIO and listed in the Philosophy section)
  • Encyclopedia of Human Rights Since 1945 (Published by ABC-CLIO and listed in the Social Sciences section)
  • Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures (Published by Springer and listed in the Medicine section)
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature (Published by ABC-CLIO and listed in the Literature section)
  • A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and its Empires (Published by Edinburgh University Press and listed in the Literature section)
  • Keywords for American Cultural Studies (Published by New York University Press and listed in the Social Sciences section)

CREDO Reference has also added eight books on American regional culture. The set is published by ABC-Clio and listed in the History subject area. The set includes:

  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Great Plains Region
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Mid-Atlantic Region
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Midwest
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: New England
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Pacific Region
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Rocky Mountain Region
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The South
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Southwest

If you have any questions about using CREDO Reference, be sure to Ask a Librarian for more information!



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