Skip To Talking Book & Braille Service Content Skip Navigation

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 2020 Vendors and Trial Dates:

DOGOnews November 13, 2020 through December 31, 2020
Prenda Code Club October 8, 2020 through November 6, 2020


Databases Available for Trial Fall 2020:

DOGOnews

Description: DOGOnews Library Edition will equip your students, homeschooles, teachers, and parents and staff with:

  • Over 8,900 current events, ELA science and social studies articles in English and Spanish with new content added regularly
  • Read aloud and read along audio in English and Spanish with text highlighting
  • Comprehensive and Parts of Speech quizzes
  • Vocabulary games and lists
  • A great resource for kids who struggle reading chapter books
  • Unlimited remote access--no turnaways!
  • Easy to use for patrons and librarians
  • Integrates with MackinVIA

You can find a quick intro to DOGOnews Library Edition at https://www.dogonews.com/pl

Trial Dates: November 13, 2020 through December 31, 2020

Trial URL: https://lib.dogonews.com

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access information was distributed via a November 13, 2020 message to the Trial mailing list. Nebraska librarians who didn't receive this information or would like to have it sent to them again may contact Susan Knisely.

Pricing: To request a price quote contact Susan Knisely at the Nebraska Library Commission.

Top

Prenda Code Club

Description: Prenda is a fully self-paced coding product for librarians to use with students for clubs before school or after school. It currently offers 13+ coding languages for website development, Gaming, Back-end Scripting, and curriculum for both robotics and maker devices. It has a robust administrative dashboard for user statistics which allows for things like password resets and unique messaging. Learn more.

Trial Dates: October 8, 2020 through November 6, 2020

Trial URL: https://app.prendacodeclub.com/

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access information was distributed via an October 8, 2020 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.

Top


  • 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