NewsBank is a web-based subscription service that offers library access to current and archival content from newspapers, newswires, transcripts, and other publications. They have agreed to offer Nebraska libraries trial access to the following resources through April 8, 2023:
- Access World News (covers 1980-present; contains over 13K global sources, including Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World Herald)
- America’s Historical Newspapers & Timeline (covers 1690-2000, includes 448 U.S. Newspapers)
- Black Life in America
- Hispanic Life in America
- ResearchRocket (Primary)
Trial access instructions, including product login URLs and a temporary username and password, were distributed via a March 8, 2023 message to the TRIAL mailing list. Nebraska librarians who didn’t receive this information or who would like to have it sent to them again can email Susan Knisely.
Note: If you are a Nebraska librarian and you’d like to receive future database trial announcements directly in your email inbox, please make sure you are signed up for the Nebraska Library Commission’s TRIAL mailing list.