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Databases: General

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
    4,500+ full-text journals from all academic disciplines with abstracts and indexing from an additional 8,000.
  • ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)
    Citations from more than 12,000 journals covering business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, science, social science and technology.
  • Britannica Academic
    More than 118,000 articles and 14,000 illustrations plus as well as links to reviewed websites.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    More than 40,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing.
  • EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS)
    A multi-subject gateway to thousands of e-journals containing articles from hundreds of different publishers, all at one website.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
    Provides more than 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes several online encyclopedias covering the arts, bioethics, biography, business, crime and justice, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, the nation and the world, philosophy, religion, science and sociology.
  • Google Scholar
    A search engine that allows you to find scholarly resources on the Web.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Full text articles and abstracts from nearly 5,000 magazines, newspapers, journals and radio/tv transcripts in the following areas: news; business and industry research; federal, state and international legal research; medical research.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCOhost)
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text articles from more than 500 popular general interest and current events magazines as well as pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, photographs, maps and flags.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • Omaha Star (NewsBank)
    Digital images from Omaha's only African-American newspaper. Covers 1938-2011.
  • Omaha World-Herald (NewsBank)
    Full text newspaper articles covering Nebraska and western Iowa dating back to 1983.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from approximately 1,000 magazines and journals covering current events, art, applied science and technology, biology, agriculture, education, general science, humanities, law, social sciences and business.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Pro/con coverage of controversial contemporary issues. Includes full text magazine and newspaper articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and links to relevant websites.
  • PapersFirst (FirstSearch)
    Indexes papers presented at conferences worldwide.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.
  • Proceedings
    Indexes worldwide conference proceedings, congresses, exhibitions, meetings, symposia and workshops.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues.
  • WorldCat (FirstSearch)
    A library catalog describing books, DVDs and other materials available in libraries worldwide.