Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a unique reference database with over 3,000,000 reference entries from notable encyclopaedias, guides and handbooks as well as thousands of instructional videos and visual aids, images, maps and photographs.

Entries cover all major academic subject areas such as art, history, business, health and serve as a great starting point for your research.

Explore millions of full text articles written by experts and filled with background information on any topic for you to cite, print or share.

A fantastic resource whether you are a student researching for an assignment, a lifelong learner investigating a favourite topic or pastime or just looking for background on events hitting the headlines.

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Information of how to use Credo Reference and our other digital resources can be found by clicking on the East Lothian Libraries Academy page