Unique Resources for Nebraska

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Active Duty Military

Military & Veteran
Library Resources

Books and research sources are available to Offutt Air Force Base Active Duty military and Department of Defense civilians at UNO’s Criss Library.


Contact Dr. Richard Leiter
for copyright information

The Marvin and Virginia Schmid Law Library offers copyright advice in group or one-on-one settings.

Grant Information

Assistance for Grant Seekers

University Libraries provides funding information to Nebraskans research or grant writing or foundation research. Schedule group or individual trainings.


Genealogy & Family History Day

University Libraries offers an annual Genealogy & Family History Day to the public. The event is free and includes presentations from experts.

Health & Wellness Information

Consumer Health Information Resource Service (CHIRS)

This Service assists Nebraska residents and Nebraska Medicine patients and families in finding information on health and wellness topics.

High School Outreach

High School Outreach

The Calvin T. Ryan Library hosts hundreds of high school students from more than 20 local schools to learn how to use databases and resources, as well gain an idea of the types of materials they will have to use in university-level courses.

Legal Research Help

Contact Dr. Richard Leiter
for legal research help

The Marvin and Virginia Schmid Law Library conducts outreach programs annually to schools, libraries, professional groups, and prisons across Nebraska on the basics of legal research for the non-lawyer and non-law librarian.

U.S. Patent Research & Information

US Patent Resource Center for Nebraska

A recent addition to the law library’s arsenal of outreach resources is the US Patent Resource Center for Nebraska (PTRC), which provides expertise in patent and trademark research, classes in intellectual property, and access to relevant resources.