Library Media Services

Digital Content Resources – School Access

These online resources can be accessed by both students and staff  in all LPS school buildings. For access when not in a school building, use the Digital Content Resources (Home) link.

K-12 Access

World Book Encyclopedias

Multiple World Book Encyclopedias, including versions in Spanish and French, and a variety of research tools. Read aloud and translation features.

Includes World Book Kids (K-4), World Book Student (Gr. 5-9), World Book Advanced (Gr. 9-12+),World Book Discover, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica, L’Encyclopédie Découverte, Living Green, Early Peoples, Inventions and Discoveries, Dramatic Learning, Early World of Learning.

Culture Grams

Cultural and geographical information on 160 countries, states and provinces. Includes flags, videos, photos, recipes, and famous people.

Gale Collection

Multimedia, periodical, newspaper and reference resources. Read-aloud and translation features.

Includes Gale Student Resources in Context, Kids InfoBits ( K-5 ), Discovering Collection, Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Literature Resource Center, Gale Science in Context, Academic OneFile, Educator’s Reference Complete.

Note: The Digital Professional Development Resources bookshelf is not part of this collection. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Professional Resources.

Learn360

Database of streaming video, audio. newsreels, sound effects, music tracks, and images. All LPS staff and student have individual accounts. Login in with LPS username and password.

 

 

TeachingBooks

Multimedia resources on well-known children’s and young adult authors and illustrators.

NebraskaAccess

NebraskAccess provides access to the following online databases:

OmniFile Full Text Select (magazine articles), Biography Reference Bank, The Kiplinger Letter (business & economics), HeritageQuest Online (historical genealogical and census information), First Search (databases), Books in Print, World Cat, Fiction Connection & Non-fiction Connection (readers’ advisory).

Atomic Learning

Short tutorials and resources on hundreds of commonly used software applications and LPS programs.

K-5 Resources

Amazing Animals of the World

Available only in elementary school buildings and from home access link. Animal resources for emerging readers, including audio, video, and educational games. Read aloud feature.

PebbleGo Animals

Available only in elementary school buildings and from home access link. Animal resources for emerging readers, including audio, video, and educational games. Read aloud feature.

 PebbleGo Biographies


Available only in elementary school buildings and from home access link. Biography resources for emerging readers. Read aloud feature.

PebbleGo Earth and Space

Available only in elementary school buildings and from home access link. Earth science, seasons, space, and weather resources for emerging readers. Read aloud feature.

 PebbleGo Social Studies

Available only in elementary school buildings and from home access link. Resources on topics such as community, government, families, citizenship, environment, jobs, money and more for emerging readers. Read aloud feature.

 PowerKnowledge

PKPowerKnowledge Science is a resource specifically designed for intermediate learners in elementary and middle school. It combines three databases: Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Physical Science. Each database includes hundreds of science-related articles, video clips, experiments, academic games, and resources for educators.

Noodletools

MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian bibliography composer with fully integrated note-taking feature.

 

Professional Access

Digital Cultural Proficiency eBooks

Ten Corwin Press eBooks that provide strategies and analysis of culturally proficient practices in the classroom and schools. Downloadable chapters. School access only.

eBooks from ASCD and ISTE that span a wide range of popular topics relevant to the ongoing professional development needs of today’s educators. Individual eBooks can also be accessed in the Professional Library Catalog by author, subject, or title. Includes discussion guides.

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Chris Haeffner, Director
chaeffne@lps.org, 402-436-1627

Joy Harvey, Coordinator
jharvey@lps.org, 402-436-1842

Melody Kenney, Media Coach
mkenney@lps.org, 402-436-1832

Pam Cassel, Media Coach
pcassel@lps.org, 402-436-1839

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Contact Us

Library Media Services
Lincoln Public Schools
5905 "O" Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 436-1628