Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

Credo Reference 
formerly xrefer Ltd

Updated 5 October, 2009


NEWS: A round of applause for a wholly user-friendly search tool.  Daniel Griffin, Information World Review 08 Oct 2008

Credo Reference overview (24/9/09)
Credo Reference Brochure: mar09
A new Credo Reference platform is coming this spring! (4/7/08)
Credo Reference example - Build your own Australian timeline (4/9/07)
Over 400 titles from 60+ publishers (5/10/09) Updated as new titles are added
Xreferplus Title Listing (at 29/5/03)

Reviews.
LIBRARY JOURNAL annual reference ratings (Nov 08) - Credo is the only reference resource to receive top marks in every category
LIBRARY JOURNAL eREVIEWS (Feb 09) "strong content, accessibility, and impressive scope earn... a resounding ten"
The Promise of Xrefer. By Savannah Schroll Guz -- Library Journal, 1/15/2007
Credo Reference Evaluation (4/9/07)

Technical Contact/s: support@credoreference.com
Anne Kail, Sales Director Credo Reference  +44 (0) 1865 339 452 (direct)

Statistics.  (25/8/08)

Licence.
Credo Reference Licence Agreement (25/8/08) and local copy for completion (26/8/08)
Xreferplus Licence Schedule Agreement (2002)

Pricing.
TAFE charged at 50%
2010 pricing for CAUL (24/8/09, updated 25/8/09)
Currently 15 subscribers.  For 18 subscribers, an extra 5% discount for all. For 20 subscribers, an extra 10% discount for all. For 30 university subscribers on Credo 400+ an extra 40% discount - prices shown in column N.  Pricing will also extend to non-university subscribers, but they will not count to total of 30 subscribers.  (24/8/09)
2009 pricing for CAUL (25/8/08)
2009 Credo Reference Overview, Features and Titles List (25/8/08)
Full titles list (25/8/08)

How to Subscribe:
1. After confirming order to CAUL, fax Purchase Order to Credo Reference, +44 1865 339 451  along with a signed copy of the license:
2. Send IP address of proxy server(s) appropriate for users access to access@credoreference.com, Sales Administrator.
3. Select your titles with the Pick and Mix adminstratorís web interface. NB these titles can swapped on a continuous basis throught the subscription period.
CHOOSING YOUR TITLES - please do bear in mind that you can chop and change your titles as frequently as you wish.
See the latest additions at http://corp.credoreference.com/recent
Or you can do it 'live' on the site through our Librarian Admin feature - you'll find a link at the foot of each page and [you should use] your username and password ...Go to 'Collection Management' tab and click 'Change Selection'. (update 22/10/08)
Credo Reference Proposal for CAUL for 2008 (2/8/07)
Offer to CEIRC closing 31/8/06, trial available to 31/8/06 (9/3/06, updated 8/8/06)
Offer to CEIRC closing 25/6/05, trial available (13/4/05, revised 17/5/05))
Offer to CEIRC 25/6/04, trial available to 13/5/04 (14/4/04)
Offer to CEIRC 30/5/03, valid until 26/6/03.
Offer to CEIRC 26/8/02  (offer closes 30/9/02)


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