October 2015 Content Update

There were six new titles and one updated title released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in October 2015.  Seven Gale titles were also re-added to this package (see below for details). 

There are now 769 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 690 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: 


Ancient Chinese Warfare

ISBN: 9780465021451

In Ancient Chinese Warfare, a preeminent expert on Chinese military history uses recently recovered documents and archaeological findings to construct a comprehensive guide to the developing technologies, strategies, and logistics of ancient Chinese militarism. The result is a definitive look at the tools and methods that won wars and shaped culture in ancient China.



ISBN: 9781780670973

From scriptwriting through to production, this introduction to animation for students surveys key technical processes and examines a variety of stylistic approaches. The book includes visual examples from key animators and illustrated features on how to create exciting animation for a variety of audiences.


Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

ISBN: 9780465060733

In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general public in plain English.


Dictionary of Classical Mythology

ISBN: 9781782976356

Jenny March's acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition. It is a comprehensive A -- Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. All major myths, legends and fables are here, including gods and goddesses, heroes and villains, dangerous women, legendary creatures and monsters.


Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

ISBN: 9781620401606

First published in 1983, John Mariani's Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink has long been the go-to book on all things culinary. In addition to updates on food trends and other changes to American gastronomy since 1999, for the first time the Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink will include biographical entries, both historical and contemporary, from Fanny Farmer and Julia Child to the Galloping Gourmet and James Beard to current high-profile players Mario Batali and Danny Meyer, among more than one hundred others.


Real Estate Concepts: A Handbook

ISBN: 9780415857413

Real Estate Concepts provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future professional careers. Key concepts are arranged, defined and explained by experts in the field to provide the student with a quick and reliable reference throughout their university studies.

Updated Complete Academic Core Title: 


Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

ISBN: 9780738218212

For a woman faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer, the information available today is vast, uneven, and confusing. For more than two decades, readers have relied on Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book to guide them through this frightening thicket of research and opinion to find the best possible options for their particular situations. This sixth edition explains exciting advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms of surgery and radiation. There is extensive guidance for the increasing number of women living for years with metastatic breast cancer. With Dr. Love's warm support, readers can sort the facts from the fads, ask the right questions, and recognize when a second opinion might be wise.


Restored titles in Academic Core

You asked and Gale answered. Credo is thrilled to announce a renewed partnership with Gale that reintroduces the seven in-demand titles previously available in your Core subscription. You’ll find these old favorites in your account once again:

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
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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