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Database Trials

Please let us know if you have a resource you would like to see available for trial.  Information on how to access the trials will be posted on this page and to the TRIAL mailing list as it become available. (See Nebraska Library Commission Mailing Lists for information on how to subscribe.)


Fall 2024 Vendors and Trial Dates:

NewsBank March 6 through April 6, 2024
NewspaperArchive February 16 through March 31, 2024

Databases Available for Trial Fall 2024:

NewsBank: This spring NewsBank is offering Nebraska libraries trial access to the following K12 library resources:

Trial Dates: March 6, 2024 through April 6, 2024

Trial URL: See above.

Trial Access Instructions: The trial username and password were distributed via a March 6, 2024 message to the Trial mailing list. Nebraska librarians who didn't receive this information or who would like it sent to them again may contact Susan Knisely.


NewspaperArchive: NewspaperArchive is an online database containing billions of newspaper articles and obituaries from all over the world, spanning from 1607 to 2024. NewspaperArchive is a great tool for genealogists and historians, providing dates, names and stories, about individuals, communities, and the world. It can be browsed by location, date, or publication.

Trial Dates: February 16, 2024 through March 31, 2024

Trial URL:

Pricing: Please let Susan Knisely know if you are interested in pricing.


  • Pricing for databases available for purchase and links to trials directly from vendors.
  • The TRIAL mailing list - sign up to receive up-to-date announcements about pricing and trials

For more information, contact Databases