Databases

The library offers several online databases which are accessible to library cardholders. Use these resources for projects, homework, genealogy, research and eBooks! Click on the banners below to access the following databases with your library account. For the full list of databases please click here to access our catalog. Databases are listed under Electronic Resources.

Click here to see available video tutorials for our online databases.

To access World Book Online, you will need to first log in to your library account on our catalog. Click here to visit the catalog. Log in at the upper right hand side of the page. Once logged in you may access the World Book database under the electronic resources section.

The on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free through the Morton-James Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting https://nebraskacity.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

The viewing period is 72 hours for most films with extended viewing times for The Great Courses and films for children. Patrons are given 10 credits each month (no rollover) and can always see how many credits they have left from their sign in screen. Your Viewing History (when accessing from a web or    mobile browser) will show any video that is still available to view.