January 2015 Content Update

There were 11 New and 4 Updated Public Core Titles released in January 2015. We added one Publisher Collection title (The Leadership Glossary) to all accounts. There were also 9 titles removed at the publisher's request. There are now 768 titles in the Public 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 Public 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.


Ask Harvard Medical School Video Series


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


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.


Leadership Glossary: Essential Terms for the 21st Century

ISBN: 9780990730002

An authoritative, up-to-date glossary organized in A to Z fashion defining terms relevant to modern leadership studies across the disciplines.


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.


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.


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 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 Public 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
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

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


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