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Brill Publishing and Credo Reference Announce New Agreement

Credo Reference and Brill Publishing Announce New Agreement 
Brings Top Religion Content to the Credo Platform

Boston, Oxford (November 15, 2011) -- Credo Reference 
(www.credoreference.com), the leading provider of online research 
products, announces a new partnership with Brill Publishing, the 
internationally renowned publisher in Religion, Humanities, and 
the Social Sciences. Beginning in 2012, the Brill Religion 
Collection will join the thirty-eight existing Publisher 
Collections available from Credo Reference.

Offering some of the most respected content on the subject in the 
reference world, the Brill Religion Collection boasts seven key 
titles covering a broad spectrum of major topics. Key titles 
include the Dictionary of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, the 
Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World and the Encyclopaedia 
of the Qur'an.

Brill content will also contribute to the forthcoming Religion 
Collection, a multi-publisher Subject Collection thoughtfully 
curated to cover all the sub-areas of Religion at the 
undergraduate level. Both collections will be available for 
perpetual purchase or subscription, stand-alone or alongside a 
subscription to Credo General Reference.

"Brill's scholarship around Religion is recognized globally for 
its high quality making them a natural partner for us," commented 
John Dove, Credo Reference President. "These new Collections 
continue our tradition of meeting the needs of researchers with 
the best available content, delivered on a best-in-class 

"Brill has been evolving continually since its foundation in the 
17th century, and we are pleased to be expanding the avenues 
through which our digital resources reach the world," said Steve 
Dane, Brill Publishing's Executive Vice-President, Marketing & 
Sales. "Various religious studies, for their part, have been 
evolving for thousands of years. Teaming up with Credo allows us 
to support such studies with some of the best and most innovative 
technologies available today."


Credo Reference has been offering completely customizable, 
"best-in-class" reference collections for libraries since 2002. 
With its unique cross-referencing technology, Credo's General 
Reference service empowers librarians and effortlessly delivers 
authoritative answers to millions of researchers worldwide. 
Publisher and Subject Collections offer libraries deep reference 
content from highly-regarded publishers. literati by Credo, 
launching in 2012, will offer tools and services to improve 
Information Literacy. http://www.credoreference.com and 

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For more information, please contact: Mary Kay Jezzini
Credo Reference Publicist