CREDO Reference is a great place to begin your research, with dictionary definitions and encyclopedia entries from a variety of reliable reference sources to provide you with lots of background information. In addition, you can use CREDO to find biographical information and quotations. Topic pages in CREDO link you directly to other library online resources, such as EBSCO and Gale databases, Opposing Viewpoints, and Ebook Central. The Mind Map provides a visual image of your topic and the concepts related to it to help you narrow broad topics and find related material.
Credo has over 10,000 topic pages. Topic pages organizes many sources into an easily accessible format. Most topic pages will include:
Enter a search term in the mind map search field and use the bubble chain to see how concepts are related. Click a bubble to make a new map around that concept. Point to a bubble to see a brief entry about the topic and open the link to read more about that topic.
You can use Credo's Mind Map by:
Why should you use the Mind Map?
Either use the citation tool within Credo or find the APA citation at the bottom of each Credo entry
**Note: Whenever using a generated citation, you must double check it for accuracy! It’s not unusual for a database to have an error in a citation!**