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Credo Reference - How to Use It: Getting started

What is Credo Reference?

Credo Reference gives you access to over 600 reputable encyclopedias online. Short encyclopedia articles can help you to quickly identify concepts, topics, issues, and keywords for your topic.  These "words" can help you look for information.

 Better than Wikipedia!  Comes with properly formatted citations. Use the Ask us tab on the right to request the login & password for off-campus searching.

Basic Keyword Searching in Credo Reference at YCCC


  1. Enter your search term or phrase into the search box.
  2. Click the search button.
  3. You can search Credo Reference from YCCC's library home page