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Please let us know if you have a resource you would like to see available for trial.  Information on how to access the trials will be posted on this page and to the TRIAL mailing list as it become available. (See Nebraska Library Commission Mailing Lists for information on how to subscribe.)

 

Spring 2019 Vendors and Trial Dates:

ProQuest K12 Databases - February 1, 2019 through April 1, 2019


Databases Available for Trial Spring 2019:

ProQuest K12 Databases

Description:

  • CultureGrams Online - Offers concise, reliable and up to date country reports on 204 cultures of the world, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces (2006), and more. Subjects Covered: Homework Help, General Reference, History. Learn more
     
  • SIRS Discoverer - SIRS Discoverer with WebFind is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher (grades 1-9) in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers, U.S. government documents, and websites are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability. Inclusion of SIRS Discoverer WebFind delivers the safest collection of websites for kids, with 9,000+ editor-reviewed websites that deliver high-interest, educational Web content, with guaranteed educational purpose and online safety. Subjects Covered: General Reference, Society & Culture. Learn more
     
  • SIRS Researcher - A massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for middle and high school students, undergraduates at community colleges and universities, instructors, and librarians. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and more unusual topics of research. All content is 100% full-text, including documents from books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos. The collection covers a wide range of subjects. Learn more
     
  • eLibrary – A massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for middle and high school students, undergraduates at community colleges and universities, instructors, and librarians. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and more unusual topics of research. All content is 100% full-text, including documents from books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos. The collection covers a wide range of subjects. There are two interfaces available for the redesigned eLibrary: Guided Research and ProQuest Platform

Trial Dates: February 1, 2019 through April 1, 2019

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access information was distributed via a February 1, 2019 message to the Trial mailing list. Nebraska librarians who didn't receive this information or would like it sent to them again may contact Susan Knisely.

Pricing: To request a price quote contact Susan Knisely at the Nebraska Library Commission. Please include your student enrollment.

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