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Database Trials

 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.)


 Fall 2018 Vendors and Trial Dates:

Credo Source - Through September 30, 2018
eLibrary - September 4, 2018 through October 19, 2018

Databases Available for Trial Fall 2018:

Credo Source

Description: Credo Source includes:

  • Access to 400+ top-tier reference titles appropriate for grades 7-12 with the Student Core Collection

  • Exploratory search features including 11,000+ Topic Pages and the Mind Map brainstorming tool

  • Dozens of high-quality instructional videos and tutorials covering a wide range of research topics including evaluating sources, plagiarism, and more

  • 100+ minutes of instructional materials, which can be used as an entire course or through selected components as needed

  • Flexibility to embed instructional materials and reference entries into your LMS, LibGuides, or website

  • Interactive Study Guides, allowing students to explore various topics through videos, exercises, mind maps, and assessments

  • Simplified collaboration with teachers and administrators, and easy integration of information  literacy into the curriculum

  • Customizable home screen offering point-of-need instruction to expose valuable research resources while students search

Trial URL:

Trial Dates: Through September 30, 2018

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access information was distributed via an August 28, 2018 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.

Note: Credo typically offers Nebraska libraries a 10% discount off list price via the Nebraska Library Commission unless a special offer exceeds this amount.



Description: 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.

Trial URL:

Trial Dates: September 4, 2018 through October 19, 2018

Trial Access Instructions: You can access your trial using the Trial URL posted above.

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


  • Pricing for databases available for purchase and links to trials directly from vendors.
  • The TRIAL mailing list - sign up to receive up-to-date announcements about pricing and trials

For more information, contact Databases