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Online Resources (Library Access)

Login to these resources is automatic from most computers located within Lincoln City Libraries facilities (including personal laptops using the Library’s WiFi).

Unless otherwise noted, off-site access is also available for Lincoln City Libraries cardholders; contact Library staff for login information.

Resources are grouped into these categories:

General Reference
Arts, Music & Entertainment
Automotive
Books & literature
Business, Consumer & Employment
Directories
Education
Genealogy
Geography
Health & Medicine
History & Biography
Language
Law
Library Science
Magazines & News
Science

smartphone iconAndroid and iPhone Apps for Selected Online ResourcesResources marked with this icon can also be accessed through these Android and iPhone apps!

General Reference resourcesGeneral Reference resources:

Explora
Search interface for a selection of our resources. More info

Explora Primary
Search interface for grade school students, covering a selection of our resources. More info

FirstSearch
Eleven resources on a variety of topics. More info

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia
Student-friendly online encyclopedia covering more than 25,000 topics. More info

Points of View Reference Center
Essays on current events showing two sides of the issue. More info

Primary Search Full-text magazine articles and reference sources for elementary school students. More info

SIRS Discoverer
This resource is no longer available.

Arts & Music resources

Arts, Music & Entertainment resources:

CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
This resource is no longer available.

NewHoopla
Streaming movies, TV shows, music, eBooks and comics. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account, please check here. More info
mobile app availableA mobile app for Apple and Android devices is available for this resource.

Music Online
The following six music resources combined in one interface. More info

American Song
Recordings and information about the history of American music. More info

Classical Music Library
Archive of classical music recordings and information about classical music. More info

Contemporary World Music
Recordings and information about contemporary music from around the world. More info

Jazz Music Library
Comprehensive collection of streaming jazz. More info

Popular Music Library
Popular music from around the world. More info

Smithsonian Global Sound
Recordings and information about music from around the world. More info

Automotive InformationAutomotive Information:

Chilton Library
smartphone iconAutomotive repair information. More info

Books & literature resourcesBooks & literature resources:

Digital Downloads from OverDrive
Downloadable e-books and audiobooks (these may be checked out, but not downloaded on Library computers)

eBooks from EBSCO (formerly netLibrary)
A collection of mostly older (1989-2006) e-Books. More info

NewHoopla
Streaming movies, TV shows, music, eBooks and comics. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account, please check here. More info
mobile app availableA mobile app for Apple and Android devices is available for this resource.

NoveList Plus
Help for finding good books to read. More info

NoveList K-8 Plus
A special version of NoveList for kids. More info

TumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture books and other e-Books for kids. More info
mobile app availableA mobile app for Apple and Android devices is available for this resource.

WorldCat
Access to the holdings records of libraries around the world. More info

Business, Consumer & Employment resourcesBusiness, Consumer & Employment resources:

JobNow powered by brainfuse
Live interactive help and other resources for job seekers. Live help available from 2:00-11:00 PM each day. More info

Newlynda.com provides instructional videos on thousands of topics, including technology, business, design, and more. More info

Mergent IntellectTM
Business, investment and directory information. More info

Morningstar® Investment Research Center
Business and investment information. More info

ReferenceUSA
Nationwide directory of businesses, jobs and internships. More info

Small Business Reference Center
Information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, including how to create business plans. More info

Testing & Education Reference Center
smartphone iconOnline test preparation and practice tests; resume builder and virtual career library. More info 

Value Line® Investment Survey
Business and investment information. More info

DirectoriesDirectories:

Mergent IntellectTM
Business, investment and directory information. More info

ReferenceUSA 
Nationwide business and residential directory. More info

Education resourcesEducation resources:

Homework HelpNow powered by brainfuse
Online tutoring and homework help for grades 3-12. Service available from 2:00-11:00 PM each day. More info

Newlynda.com
Instructional videos on thousands of topics, including technology, business, design, and more. More info

Teacher Reference Center
Information for teachers and professional educators. More info

Testing & Education Reference Center
Online test preparation and practice tests; resume builder and virtual career library. More info

Genealogy resourcesGenealogy resources:

Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy information. Access is available only from within Lincoln City Libraries facilities. More info

ArchiveGrid
Index to historical archives. More info

MyHeritage
Trace your family history through global genealogy resources. More info

Geography resourcesGeography resources:

Sanborn Maps (Nebraska)
Property and land-use maps from 1883 through 1962. More info

Health and Medicine resources:Health and Medicine resources:

Consumer Health Complete
Full text information and videos on health and wellness. More info

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Full text coverage for the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. More info

History & Biography resourcesHistory & Biography resources:

ArchiveGrid
Index to historical archives. More info

Biography Reference Bank
Biographical database and periodicals index. More info

Biography Reference Center
Biographical database. More info

Sanborn Maps (Nebraska)
Property and land-use maps from 1883 through 1962. More info

Language resourcesLanguage resources:

Transparent Language Online
Lessons in foreign languages, plus English for speakers of other languages. More info
mobile app availableA mobile app for Apple and Android devices is available for this resource.

Law resourcesLaw resources:

Legal Information Reference Center
Full text consumer legal information. The Legal Information Reference Center does not provide legal advice, nor is it a substitute for legal counsel. More info

Library Science resourcesLibrary Science resources:

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Information about Library and Information Science. More info

Magazines and news resourcesMagazines and news resources:

Explora
Search interface for a selection of our resources. More info

Explora Primary
Search interface for grade school students, covering a selection of our resources. More info

Lincoln Journal Star
Content from the Lincoln Journal Star from June 1996 to the present. More info

Magazine Article Search
Full-text magazine articles and reference sources. (EBSCO MasterFile) More info

Primary Search Full-text magazine articles and reference sources for elementary school students. More info

Science resourcesScience resources:

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Full text coverage for the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. More info

Science and Technology Collection
Scholarly journals covering a wide-ranging collection of science and technology topics. More info 

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