Mainly for K-12

Annals of American History

Annals of American HistoryExplore the rich and varied history of the United States. This online chronicle provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action using more than 2,000 primary source documents and 700 multimedia elements.

Biography Reference Bank

BiographyReferenceBankThis database offers in-depth biographical profiles of notable people, both living and deceased. It provides full-text articles, images, and abstracts from today's leading magazines and journals and focuses on biographical research.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Ref CenterContaining many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies.

Explora Primary

ExploraSearch the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, Biography Reference Center, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Primary Search, and more – all in one easy step! A great resource for those in K-12, teachers, and parents.

Driving TestsThis online driver's education program, specific to Nebraska, contains ten car practice tests, six motorcycle practice tests, three CDL practice tests, three online driver's manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an extensive FAQ section.

Literary Reference Center

LiteraryReferenceCenterA comprehensive, full-text database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource CenterMost current and comprehensive resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Covers all genres, disciplines, time periods, and regions of the world.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFileThousands of full-text magazines, journals, reference works, and more than one million images. Covers many general-interest subject areas with an extensive collection of photos, maps, and flags. Includes Consumer Reports Buying Guide.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K8 2Just-right books for every reader. Find reading recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Points of View Reference Center

POVbigContains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. It can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. It includes overviews, points, and counterpoints on hundreds of topics for middle and high school students.

Salem History

Salem PressThis historical database includes all the content of the Decades Series, starting with The 20s in America all the way to The 2000s in America. It covers events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics. You can also find Value of a Dollar, Defining Documents, Weapons & Warfare, and more.

Salem Science

Salem PressSalem Science focuses on natural resources and environmental issues. It includes information about the economic and social impacts of our resources and aspects of human interactions with our natural environment.

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

testing-and-education-reference-center1Contains everything students need to learn about further education and helps them make informed decisions about their future. Includes interactive practice tests for preparatory examinations.

World Book Online

World BookThis online reference source contains every article from the 22 volume encyclopedia set plus thousands more. You have access to state-of-the-art multimedia, dictionary, maps, homework help, study aids, editor-reviewed websites, curriculum guides, and more.