Research Resources


Scholarly Periodicals & Newspaper Articles

Use this database for research on the government and humanities. Teachers should be able to access ERIC documents for educational graduate research.
The JSTOR Secondary Schools Collection is a specially curated package of over 2,700 archival journals and four primary source collections covering the arts, sciences, and business.
SIRS Issues Researcher provides full-text journal articles on everything from the sciences to the humanities.


General Research Databases

eLibrary is an easy to navigate database that provides information on popular research topics and current issues.
This is an online encyclopedia, which has access to World Book Encyclopedia for all readers including the Spanish and French version.
This is a student-friendly online encyclopedia provided by NebraskAccess, and it covers more than 25,000 topics.


Databases with Specific Information

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s most pressing social issues, from race to health care to immigration.
Literature Resource Center is the most current, comprehensive, and reliable online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world.

This NebraskAccess resource provides full-text journal articles on psychology, behavior, and more.
Biography Reference Bank is provided by NebraskAccess and offers full-text biographical profiles and articles on notable people, living and dead.
STEM Database
Use the eScience database for current research on science topics.
NebraskAccess full text scholarly journals covering science and technology.
These databases are available to Nebraska residents at no cost. The Nebraska Library Commission purchases these subscriptions for Nebraskans with funding from the State of Nebraska and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The New York Times
*Users will need to create an account
with their school email.
Excellent Websites for Research
Library of Congress Logo
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, films and video, audio recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
Explore both sides of debated issues. Presented in a non-partisan format with supporting background information, statistics, and resources.
The National Institutes of Health, commonly referred to as NIH, is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research.


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