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Thanks to the State Library of Iowa and the Institute of Museum and  Library Services, our patrons have access to the Credo Online Reference Service. With a collection of over 1,000 full-text reference titles, as well as thousands of images and videos, Credo offers credible, authoritative information for homework, school projects, job search preparation, and other reference needs. You can access from the library or from home with a password. 

  • Authoritative background information
  • Great homework or report resource
  • Over 1,000 encyclopedias and subject handbooks
  • Over 500,000 images and audio files
  • Over 1,000 videos

Ask us about the password - call 319-334-2470, email or stop in at 805 1st St East in Independence.

Click here for a video tutorial about Credo, including an example search and explanation of some of the many features! (Skip to 23:41 in the video)