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Faculty Resources & Services

A guide to the Bishop Library resources and services that are available to faculty.

Credo Reference


Credo Reference offers over three million entries from over 350 highly regarded full-text reference titles.

To create a permalink an article from Credo Reference:

  • Click on Credo Reference from the online database list.
  • Search for your subject or topic.
  • Click on the title of the article.
  • Scroll down to the end of the article to the bibliography.  Copy/Paste the URL.

 Sample URL from Credo:


Gale Virtual Reference Library


Gale Virtual Reference Library provides full-text access to over 100 reference books.

To create a permalink to an article from Gale Virtual Reference Library:

  • Click on Gale Virtual Reference Library from the online database list.
  • Search for an article.
  • Click on the article title.
  • Click on the Bookmark icon on the top menu.  Copy/paste the URL.




Gale Virtual Reference URLs do not automatically include our ezproxy prefix for off-campus access.  As a final step, you may need to add our ezproxy prefix to the beginning of the Gale URL.

Sample URL from Gale Virtual Reference:


Modified URL for off-campus access: