C.Y. Thompson Library

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call C. Y. Thompson Library 402-472-4401

fax C. Y. Thompson Library FAX: 402-472-7005

email C.Y. Thompson Library cytmail@unl.edu

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May 3, 5pm

C.Y. Thompson

Building Closing May 3, 5pm

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Materials & CollectionsMaterials support subject areas of the departments and units we serve

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CAB Abstracts & Global Health

Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International, covers international research in agriculture and all related applied life sciences, and public health.


Hospitality & Tourism Complete

A complete collection that contains scholarly research and industry news in all areas of hospitality and tourism.

Family Studies

Family & Society Studies Worldwide

A database of research, policy and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development and social welfare.


Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide

Includes research in ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic biology.

Agriculture, Statistics

National Agricultural Statistics Service

The USDA's NASS conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture.

Course Reserves

When an entire class needs access to a set of materials, faculty can make them available to students through course reserves.

Students: find materials placed on reserve through Canvas.

Faculty place materials on reserve by contacting:
Gayleen Hill

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Study Spaces

  • tables and chairs located throughout for individual and group use
  • study rooms available on a first-come, first-use basis

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Print, Copy, Scan

  • Printing is available through the cloud-based Wepa station.
  • Scanning is available at:
    • Wepa stations
    • select desktop computers
    • photocopier/scanner north of the ASKus desk
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East Campus Copy Center

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Software & Technology

Specialized SoftwareFound on designated stations at CYT
  • SPSS predictive analytics software
  • SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
  • Mplus statistical modeling program
  • Python programming software
  • Artec Studio scanning program
  • JAWS (Job Access With Speech)
Laptop CheckoutVisit/Contact our ASKus Location


Visit Huskertech for technology and laptop check-out needs.


  • Campus & Pay Phones: Lower Level, Main Stairwell
  • Family Room: Top Floor, Room 209
  • Vending Machines: Lower Level, Room 5
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Charles Yoder Thompson

The C.Y. Thompson Library is named in honor of Charles Yoder Thompson LL.B Dr. Agr. Member of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska 1935-1958.

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American Quilt Study Group

The purpose of the American Quilt Study Group (AQSG) is to promote and preserve research on quilts, quiltmaking, and quiltmakers. Since 1998 the American Quilt Study Group library collection has been cataloged, housed and preserved by the University Libraries at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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