The aim of CultureGrams is to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and people by creating and publishing concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content. Today the CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products.
Gale’s In Context family of online resources meets the needs of today’s students by combining an easily searchable, mobile responsive design with current, authoritative, media-rich information. Eye-catching, engaging, topical portals--covering Biography, Canada, Global Issues, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, Student Resources, U.S. History, and World History--seamlessly integrate acclaimed content with media-rich, curriculum-aligned materials that span core subjects and 21st century themes.
World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.
PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skill for every learner. The topics are enriched with spoken words, text highlighting, and audio/video media.The databases feature expertly leveled text and navigation designed for beginning researchers.
PebbleGo Next is the next step in research for students grades 3 through 6. Launching with a States and American Indian studies module, PebbleGo Next is carefully aligned to curriculum objectives. The PebbleGo Next database is simple to navigate and offers key reading supports, such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting, along with a variety of downloadable content, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.
The following databases are available to Nebraska residents at no cost. The Nebraska Library Commission purchases these subscriptions for Nebraskans with funding from the State of Nebraska and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The Golden Sower is a children's literacy award program. The award's sponsors, the Nebraska Library Association, hope the program will sow seeds that:
stimulate children's thinking.
introduce different types of literature.
encourage independent reading.
increase library skills.
foster an appreciation for excellence in writing and illustrating.
Whether readers are seeking information or reading for pleasure, quality literature presented through the Nebraska Golden Sower Award program will enrich the lives of Nebraska's children and sow seeds of the future.