Using Reference Tools Introducing Digital and Print Tools
What happened to all the referencebooks? We still have print reference – Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature – Nebraska Statutes – Auto Reference – Music, Art. Literature and Social Science reference We have many more reference tools available via Nebraska Access.
What is Nebraska AccessNebraskAccess offers free 24/7 access to websites selected by librarians, full-text government publications and Nebraska historical resources. Nebraska residents are also provided with free online access to thousands of full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, biographical and business information, genealogical resources, and more.
Websites selected by Librarians Here you can browse topics Search the site Find interesting monthly topics.
Full-text Government Publications Publications are listed alphabetically by agency name. Some are in .pdf format, which makes the electronic version of the document look the same as it appears in print.
Nebraska Historical ResourcesNebraska Memories is a cooperative project to digitize Nebraska-related historical and cultural heritage materials and make them available to researchers of all ages via the Internet. Nebraska Memories is brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission.
Biography Reference Bank“is an in-depth 100% full-text biographical resource, providing comprehensive coverage of people in the news and a full range of history-makers.” Search by birth/ death dates Limit to biographies with pictures Limit by bio & obit
Genealogy: HeritageQuest Searches Census 1790-1930 Search family & Local History books PERSI- People, Places & Periodicals Search Revolutionary War Databases Freedman’s Bank U.S. Serial Sets
Additional Resources Books in Print Fiction Collection Nonfiction Collection First Search World Cat