January 2015 Content Update

There were 48 New and 4 Updated Academic Core titles released in January 2015, as well as 9 titles retired at the publisher's request. We also changed the name of this collection to Academic Core with Backfile, and introduced a more curated version which is just called Academic Core. If you were a Credo customer before 1/1/2015 and did not opt into the new version, your collection is now called Academic Core with Backfile. For more information or to opt into Academic Core (it's free!), please email support@credoreference.com. 

There are now 718 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 639 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to one of these packages, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site: Academic Core with Backfile, Academic Core

 

New Academic Core Titles: 

 

 

1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization

ISBN: 9781426209345

1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today. Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our time; engineering, early medicinal practices, and the origins of cartography are just a few of the areas explored in this book.

 

African American Almanac

ISBN: 9781578593231

The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.

 

An Uncommon History of Common Things

ISBN: 9781426204203

From hand tools to holidays to weapons to washing machines, An Uncommon History of Common Things is a freewheeling reference to hundreds of customs, notions, and inventions that reflect human ingenuity throughout history.

 

Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field

ISBN: 9781848855588

This title reflects and engages in an interdisciplinary discussion on the different facets of Arab cultural studies, including gender, economy, history, epistemology, language, method, politics, literary and cultural criticism, institutionalization, popular culture, creativity and much more.

 

Ask Harvard Medical School Video Series

ISBN: N/A

Ask the Doctor questions answered by Harvard Medical School faculty members.

 

Atlas of Climate Change

ISBN: 9780520268234

This highly acclaimed atlas distills the vast science of climate change, providing a reliable and insightful guide to this rapidly growing field. Since the 2006 publication of the first edition, climate change has climbed even higher up the global agenda. This new edition reflects the latest developments in research and the impact of climate change, and in current efforts to mitigate and adapt to changes in the worlds weather.

 

Atlas of Global Inequalities

ISBN: 9780520268227

Drawing on research from around the world, this atlas gives shape and meaning to statistics, making it an indispensable resource for understanding global inequalities and an inspiration for social and political action. Inequality underlies many of the challenges facing the world today, and The Atlas of Global Inequalities considers the issue in all its dimensions.

 

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Genres - Caribbean and Latin America

ISBN: 9781441141972

This volume, on the music of the Caribbean and Latin America, features over 200 entries and in-depth essays on genres ranging from Afro-Cuban Jazz to Alcatraz, from Carnaval to Charanga, and from Dancehall to Dub.

 

Chinese Medicine and Healing: An Illustrated History

ISBN: 9780674047372

Chinese Medicine and Healing is a comprehensive introduction to a rich array of Chinese healing practices as they have developed through time and across cultures.

 

Defining Digital Humanities

ISBN: 9781409469636

This reader brings together, for the first time, in one core volume the essential readings that have emerged in Digital Humanities. Chapters provide a historical overview of how the term 'Humanities Computing' developed into the term 'Digital Humanities', and highlight core readings which explore the meaning, scope, and implementation of the field.

 

Easy Way Series: E-Z American Sign Language

ISBN: 9780764144585

This heavily illustrated, self-teaching guide to ASL-American Sign Language-is useful both for the deaf and for those men and women who teach or work among deaf people.

 

Easy Way Series: E-Z Microbiology

ISBN: 9780764144561

E-Z Microbiology transforms a difficult subject into ideas that every attentive student can understand. Important topics covered include: the microbial world, cellular chemistry, observing microbes through a microscope, microbial growth and reproduction, microbial genetics, bacteria, fungi and protozoa, viruses, the disease process, epidemiology, antimicrobial drugs, practical applications of immunology, infectious diseases, and many others.

 

Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems

ISBN: 9780444525123

This 3-volume reference work comprehensively covers the important areas of agriculture and food science, covering important methods, practices and ideas in this growing discipline

 

Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights

ISBN: 9781592376728

With public perception of gun violence at an all-time high, this second edition of Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries.

 

Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States

ISBN: 9781592372904

This title offers easy to grasp explanations of the basic concepts and laws in the field, with emphasis on human rights in the historical, political, and legal experience of the United States. This indispensable resource surveys the legal protection of human dignity in the United States, examines the sources of human rights norms, cites key legal cases, explains the role of international governmental and non-governmental organizations, and charts global, regional, and UN human rights measures.

 

Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics

ISBN: 9780521899949

This comprehensive Encyclopedia covers the full history of astronomy from its ancient origins in Africa, South America, the Middle East and China to the latest developments in astrophysics and space-based research.

 

Food and Cooking

ISBN: N/A

QA Internationals Food and Cooking series provides a valuable overview through a series of videos and animations of modern nutrition, with contributions from experts in the field.

 

Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia

ISBN: 9780765682925

This landmark reference is a comprehensive, one-stop, interdisciplinary resource that examines current, critical social issues in historical and global contexts. Nearly 150 in-depth, balanced, and thought-provoking articles cover a broad range of critically important topics: the environment, health, science, the media, ethnic conflicts, poverty, and immigration.

 

Handbooks in International Art Business: The Art Collector's Handbook: A Guide to Collection Management and Care

ISBN: 9781848220997

This book, probing a number of resources and incorporating advice from top experts in the field, offers guidance on collection management and care, and serves as an important reference guide for collectors and those charged with managing collections.

 

MacNeil/Lehrer United States Government Leaders Videos

ISBN: N/A

A compilation of multiple PBS News Hour videos covering the U.S. Government.

 

MacNeil/Lehrer United States Presidents Videos

ISBN: N/A

A compilation of multiple PBS News Hour videos covering U.S. Presidents.

 

MacNeil/Lehrer World Leaders Videos

ISBN: N/A

A compilation of multiple PBS News Hour videos covering World Leaders.

 

National Geographic Answer Book: 10,001 Fast Facts About Our World

ISBN: 9781426208928

A multifaceted reference book for the 21st century, the Answer Book will fascinate with up-to-date, authoritative, and endlessly interesting information about the world today. From earth sciences to astronomy, from climate and habitats to human arts and cultures, from ancient history to cutting-edge technology, and including brief descriptions, flags, and statistics of all the countries of the world, it delivers exactly the kind of quick-dip information that modern readers crave.

 

National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies: 1,025 Easy Ways to Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enrich Your Life

ISBN: 9781426212604

Created with a nationally recognized advisory board of medical professionals and leading figures in natural healing fields, National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies covers topics ranging from the familiar to the new and promising: from mint tea for a stomachache to onion juice for a bee sting, from using baking soda as a kitchen cleanser to finding quiet in a crowded world, from adding turmeric to fight arthritis to practicing aromatherapy at home.

 

National Geographic Science of Everything

ISBN: 9781426211683

National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything.

 

Places of Encounter: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume Two: Since 1500

ISBN: 9780813347394

Places of Encounter provides a place-based approach to world history, focusing on specific locations at critical moments when human history was transformed as a result of encountersphysical, political, cultural, intellectual, and religious.

 

Places of Encounter: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History: To 1600

ISBN: 9780813347370

Places of Encounter provides a place-based approach to world history, focusing on specific locations at critical moments when human history was transformed as a result of encountersphysical, political, cultural, intellectual, and religious.

 

Routledge Literature Companions: The Routledge Companion to World Literature

ISBN: 9780415570220

In the age of globalization, the category of "World Literature" is increasingly important to academic teaching and research. The Routledge Companion to World Literature offers a comprehensive pathway into this burgeoning and popular field.

 

SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies

ISBN: 9781849205689

Ideal as an introduction and as a quick reference, Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies explores the essential concepts used within the field today.

 

SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Family Studies

ISBN: 9781412920056

Key Concepts in Family Studies provides individual entries that introduce, explain and contextualize the key topics within the study of the family.

 

SAGE Key Concepts Series: Key Concepts in International Relations

ISBN: 9781412928489

This book guides students through the complexities of over 40 central concepts and core theories, relating them at all times to contemporary issues and debates.

 

SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Media and Communications

ISBN: 9781412928229

This book covers the key concepts central to understanding recent developments in media and communications studies. Wide-ranging in scope and accessible in style it sets out a useful, clear map of the important theories, methods, and debates.

 

SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Sport Psychology

ISBN: 9781849200516

The concise and authoritative entries have been selected by experienced teachers and researchers; each one defines, explains and develops a key topic in sport psychology acting as a springboard for further reading and debate.

 

The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame

ISBN: 9781568586816

The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century, offers a colorful and witty history of the most influential progressive leaders of the twentieth century and beyond, is the perfect antidote.

 

The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management

ISBN: 9780814420287

The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business.

 

The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

ISBN: 9781409425625

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the scholarly market.

 

The Atlas of Food

ISBN: 9780520276420

By providing an up-to-date and visually appealing understanding of important issues around global food and agriculture, The Atlas of Food maps out broad areas of investigation--contamination of food and water, overnutrition, micronutrient deficiency, processing, farming, and trade--to offer a concise overview of today's food and farming concerns.

 

The Big Idea: How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future

ISBN: 9781426208102

Ingeniously organized and eminently browsable, this richly visual volume is divided into six big sections--medicine, transportation, communication, biology, chemistry, and the environment. This remarkable depiction of history tells the story of every Big Idea in our history, seen through the lens of where science is taking us today--and tomorrow.

 

The CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees

ISBN: 9781780642369

The CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees provides an extensive overview of 300 of the world's most important forest trees. Tropical, subtropical, temperate and boreal trees of major economic importance are included, covering tree species used in agroforestry practices around the world.

 

The Essential Job Interview Handbook

ISBN: 9781601632821

The Essential Job Interview Handbook will help job seekers prepare effectively for interviews and become familiar with different types of interview questions and styles of interviews.

 

The Visual Guides: Understanding Plants and The Vegetable Kingdom

ISBN: 9782764408940

The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

 

The Visual Guides: Understanding The Earth

ISBN: 9782764408902

The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

 

The Visual Guides: Understanding The Human Body

ISBN: 9782764408926

The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

 

The Visual Guides: Understanding The Universe

ISBN: 9782764408919

The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

 

The Visual Guides: Understanding Weather and The Environment

ISBN: 9782764408933

The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

 

The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shape-Shifting Beings

ISBN: 9781578593675

Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast.

 

The Young Professional's Survival Guide

ISBN: 9780674049444

In this book, C. K. Gunsalus, a nationally recognized expert on professional ethics, uses short, pungent real-world examples to help people new to the work world recognize the situations that can lead to career-damaging missteps--and prevent them.

 

U.S. Land & Natural Resources Policy: A Public Issues Handbook

ISBN: 9781592376841

A comprehensive overview of the policy debates surrounding U.S. public lands and the natural resources they contain. This greatly expanded sencond edition traces the origin and evolution of policy, the current debate and future direction of land and natural resources policy.

 

Updated Academic Core titles:

 

 

Bridgeman Images: The Bridgeman Art Library

ISBN: N/A

A unique and comprehensive collection of art masterpieces of all varieties: historical, European, Asian, American, and more.

 

Culture Wars in America: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices

ISBN: 9780765683021

The term "culture wars" refers to the political and sociological polarization that has characterized American society the past several decades. This new edition provides an enlightening and comprehensive A-to-Z ready reference, now with supporting primary documents, on major topics of contemporary importance for students, teachers, and the general reader.

 

Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms

ISBN: 9781438001401

More than 5,000 terms related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, tax laws, and transactions in the various financial markets are presented alphabetically with descriptions. The new ninth edition has been updated to take account of new financial regulations and recent dramatic swings in equities, credit, and other financial developments.

 

Encyclopedia of American Studies

ISBN: N/A

Brings together a wide range of disciplines related to the history and cultures of the United States, from pre-colonial days to the present.

Retired Titles

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These titles were removed from your account at the publisher's request. Your catalog should be purged of these records to prevent errors. For a spreadsheet version, or for further information, please contact support@credoreference.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

Full Title Publisher Pub Year Publisher's ISBN MARC 001 MARC 035
Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History Gale 2001 9780684805610 9781780349435 815978938
Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century Gale 2000 9780684805009 84804972 436851554
Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century Gale 1999 9781558623736 9781780349428 815979023
Great American Court Cases, Gale Gale 1999 9780787629472 334 436845255
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Gale 2003 9780028658834 9781780347806 61298634
McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology McGraw-Hill 2006 9780071613668 9781849727952 692604085
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms McGraw-Hill 2003 9780070423138 369 436845445
World of Criminal Justice, Gale Gale 2002 9780787649593 311 436845209
World of Sociology, Gale Gale 2001 9780787649654 301 246969831

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