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Learn About the Library

Introduction to library resources for students.

Accessing the Databases

To see a list of databases specific to a topic, open a course in Canvas and click on the "Library Resources" tab. There will be a link to a list of databases where you can find research on the topic of the course. If you're off campus, you'll be prompted to log in with your Canvas username and password once you click on a database.

To see a list of all the library's databases, follow the link below. 

Watch the following videos to learn about searching in some of the library's most popular databases. 

Academic Search Complete

This database is great for finding scholarly articles on any topic.

Access World News

Use this database to search for newspaper articles from around the world. Access World News also has local newspapers Omaha World Herald and Lincoln Journal Star.


Use this database to find statistics on a subject.