C.Y. Thompson Library

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C. Y. Thompson Library

38th & Holdrege Street
East Campus
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0717
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fax: 402-472-7005

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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

Accessing Materials On Course Reserve

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

C. Y. Thompson 2.0 A Library Reimagined : Coming to East Campus

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Study Areas

  • 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

Learn more about Wepa

East Campus Copy Centerat C. Y. Thompson Library

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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.

Highlighted Databases Just a sampling of the over 250 sources you can search for materials.


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.

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  • 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.

Find Out More About C.Y. Thompson

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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.

Visit the American Quilt Study Group