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NewsBank is offering Nebraska libraries trial access to the following products:

NewsBank's America’s Newspapers provides full text information. America’s Newspapers covers local, regional and national news. It includes the complete electronic editions of more than 800 U.S. newspapers—with 75% of these sources not available in any other library database. America’s Newspapers provides patrons with authoritative, staff-written coverage of local and national topics, along with specific articles, obituaries, statistics, quotations, facts, analysis and much more. With unlimited access from all library workstations—and remote access 24/7 for most titles—patrons can freely search, browse, print, save and email full-text articles without a per-article fee. America’s Newspapers can be enhanced with the addition of a variety of specialized, cross-searchable news and information resources that address specific areas of interest. Note that this collection includes the Columbus Telegram, Grand Island Independent, Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World Herald and the York News Times - See these and more in the above trial.

America's Obituaries & Death Notices is the most comprehensive database of obituaries and death notices in the United States. It is a unique resource that contains more than 21 million recent death records with new content added daily. America's Obituaries & Death Notices consolidates content from newspapers across the nation and many more newspapers will be added. With this amount of newspaper coverage in this database makes it easy to find family loved ones, colleagues, friends, prominent people, veterans and town folks from town to town and from all across the country. America's Obituaries & Death Notices content covers more than 70% of recent annual deaths in the US. No other obituary database comes close to offering the depth and breadth from newspapers...

America's GenealogyBank is one of the most unique genealogy databases to be released into the library market. The content reaches back in time to the 1690's to the present using digital copies of the newspapers, books, pamphlets, and government documents. NewsBank has more newspapers, obituaries and government documents than anyone else. There is no other resource like this for genealogists. America's GenealogyBank consolidates millions of the United States' core genealogical records from the 17th to the 21st centuries in a single, massive database. This comprehensive Web-based resource makes it easy for genealogists to search and browse digital images of genealogies, obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, local histories, casualty lists, military documents and many other types of primary sources published across the nation over hundreds of years.

Trial Dates: April 10, 2007 through June 4, 2007

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access instructions were distributed via an April 10, 2007 message to the TRIAL mailing list. If you did not receive this message or would like to have it sent to you again, please email Susan

Pricing: NewsBank will provide price quotes to any interested libraries. To request a price quote fill out and submit the NewsBank Quote Request Form. This quote will provide libraries with upfront information about the most that their subscription might cost. Depending on the total number of orders received, libraries may be eligible for a 5% - 10% discount off their quoted price.

Subscription Term: July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008

Order Deadline: NewsBank is asking for final order confirmations by June 15, 2007


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