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DatabasesSearch trusted sources for articles, primary sources, statistics and more

Resources provided by the University Libraries are covered by U.S. Copyright Law. Users are liable for infringement.

UNL Students, Faculty and Staff can access licensed resources from off campus. Enter your Last name, eight-digit NU ID number, and Password.
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Search Online Journals By Title

Browse lists of peer-reviewed and scholarly electronic journals.

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Access your favorite UNL e-journals on your tablet, phone or computer.

Reference MaterialsMore Than Just Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Gale Virtual Reference Library

More than 900,000 entries from industry-leading publishers.


Search over 3,500,000 full-text entries of e-books, encyclopedias and subject handbooks.

CQ Researcher

Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

You can also browse reference materials in print at our branch libraries.

Subject & Course Resources

Subject Specialists

Subject librarians are people who specialize in subjects, and can help you find materials on those subjects through the library.

For Faculty

Schedule a subject librarian to visit your class for instruction on research sources and techniques.


Subject Specialist:
Psychology, Sociology,
Educational Administration & Educational Psychology

Subject & Course Guides

Subject & course guides are online resources available 24/7, created by subject librarians for use with a course or for a specific subject.

Subject Guide: Chemistry >
Sci-Pop Talks

Where Science Intersects Pop Culture - Dancing Fire: Illuminating the Hidden Quantum World of Nanotechnology

Course Reserves

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


Just one of the sets available through course reserve.

Time Savers & Life SaversBreathe. We've got you covered.

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Format citations, create reference lists, and track sources.

SafeAssign/Turnitin can help you check for plagiarism before submitting your paper.

Use the bookmark to see if an ISBN found online is available at UNL Libraries.

Collections & Digital Projects

Archives & Special Collections

Manuscripts, UNL records and rare book collections.

Digital Commons

Access and distribute UNL publications.

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH)

Discover scholarly digital content & tools.

Image & Multimedia Collections

Search collections of over 297,152 items.

Government Documents

Federal Depository Library Federal documents are located throughout the University Libraries, including the Documents Facility and the Library Depository Retrieval Facility (LDRF).