January 2015 Content Update

There were 6 New and 4 Updated School Core titles released in January 2015. There were also 4 titles removed at the publisher's request. There are now 458 titles in the School Core collection. If you subscribe to this package, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site.


New School 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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


Updated School Core titles:


Bridgeman Images: The Bridgeman Art Library


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


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 (at the publisher's request):

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
Great American Court Cases, Gale Gale 1999 9780787629472 334 436845255
McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology McGraw-Hill 2006 9780071613668 9781849727952 692604085

A full list of updated and retired titles is always available upon request to support@credoreference.com


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