Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Amanda DiFeterici has joined the company as its Instructional Design and Assessment Consultant. She brings seven years of experience as an academic librarian to a company that prides itself on its team of talented Information Literacy (IL) professionals and on-staff librarians and educators.
“Our team of librarians and educators allows us to offer the best services possible to libraries and schools,” said Credo CEO Mike Sweet. “That is why adding a librarian as talented and experienced as Amanda means so much to us. She brings a lot to the table with regard to our ability to meet the specific needs of librarians at every level.”
In addition to collaborating with librarians to develop learning objectives and design engaging multimedia educational materials, DiFeterici will use her assessment expertise to help libraries demonstrate the value of IL instruction to administrators while at the same time meeting today’s rigorous accreditation standards.
“I’m excited to come on board,” remarked DiFeterici. “I had the phenomenal experience of working with Credo as a customer, and I came to appreciate Credo’s commitment to providing the best in Information Literacy tools for library users.”
Prior to joining Credo, DiFeterici worked for several years with South University as an academic librarian. She received her MLIS from the University of South Carolina where, as a graduate assistant, she worked both in reference and teaching library instruction.
Brings extensive experience that supports Credo's mission
Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, recently announced that Molly Raphael, past-president of the American Library Association, has joined the company's corporate advisory board.
Credo's advisory board is comprised of significant Library and education industry experts who are tapped by Credo throughout the year for consulting on a variety of issues central to fulfilling the company's goal to be the world's leading provider of information skills-building solutions.
"Credo sees itself as not only working for libraries, but working with libraries to innovate the industry," said Mike Sweet, Credo CEO. "This is evident in our work with publishers to provide authoritative reference content on our user-friendly Literati platforms as well as in our work with technology companies to provide cutting-edge services. Most importantly, it's evident at the very conception of our products as we work with experts and librarians like Ms. Raphael to develop solutions that meet the needs of learners of all types."
Molly Raphael is a much-decorated public librarian. Her work has focused on collections, programming and increasing diversity in library employment, for which she awarded the Arthur Flemming Civil Rights award in 2009. In 2006 she was recognized by Simmons College, which awarded her their 2006 Alumni Achievement Award.
More information on Molly Raphael, as well as Credo's other advisors, can be found at http://corp.credoreference.com/about-credo/advisory-board.html