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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 2023 Vendors and Trial Dates:

Just for Kids (streaming video collection) August 28 through September 28, 2023
Weiss Financial Ratings August 7 through September 15, 2023

Databases Available for Trial Fall 2023:

Just for Kids (streaming video collection): Infobase's Just for Kids streaming video resource for the public library market offers a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform where children can freely explore and enjoy! Just for Kids has educational videos children want to watch—Weston Woods, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seusse, The Berenstain Bears, Franklin, and more. Access to songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire

The collection is ideal for librarians hosting a video storytelling hour, activities for early learners as well as after-school or ESL programs. Great resources for homeschoolers that they can access anywhere, anytime.

Unlimited, simultaneous access means ALL patrons can enjoy this entertaining and educational resource.

For more product information, see:

Trial Dates: August 28, 2023 through September 28, 2023

Trial Registration URL:

Trial Registration Instructions: When completing the registration form, be sure to select "Public Library" from the "Market Type" menu. This will ensure that the expanded "Select Products to Demo" section of the registration form includes Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids under the Streaming Video heading. The Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids product should be automatically selected, but if it's not you can select it by checking the box to its left.

Pricing: Pricing is available upon request. Please contact Susan Knisely.


Weiss Financial Ratings: Weiss Financial Ratings specializes in providing high quality advisory information that can help individuals select and monitor financial services companies and financial investments, such as: Life & Annuity Insurers; Property & Casualty Insurers; Health Insurers; Banks & Credit Unions; Stocks; Exchange-Traded Funds; Stock Mutual Funds; and Bond & Money Market Mutual Funds. This online service also includes:

  • Financial Literacy Basics guides on: How to Manage Debt; How to Make and Stick to a Budget; Buying a Car & Understanding Auto Insurance; Renting an Apartment & Understanding Renters' Insurance; Calculating the Cost of College & Understanding Student Loans; How to Start a 401(k); Understanding Health Insurance Plans; and What to Know About Checking Accounts.

  • Consumer Guides on: Homeowners Insurance; Automobile Insurance; Variable Annuities; Term Life Insurance; Health Savings Accounts; Long-Term Care Insurance; Medicare Supplement Insurance; Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage; and Elder Care Choices.

  • Financial Literacy: Planning for the Future guides on: Living Together, Getting Married & Starting a Family; Buying a Home; Saving for Your Child's Education; Retirement Planning Strategies, Insurance Strategies & Estate Planning to Protect Your Family; Making the Right Health Care Coverage Choices; Starting a Career & Career Advancement; Protect Yourself from Identity Theft & Other Scams.

Trial Dates: August 7, 2023 through September 15, 2023

Trial URL:

Trial Access Instructions: Trial access information was distributed via an August 7, 2023 message to the Trial mailing list. Nebraska librarians who didn't receive this information or would like to have it sent to them again may contact Susan Knisely.

Pricing: Pricing is available upon request. Please contact Susan Knisely.


  • 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

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