The Clarkson College Library is located on the second floor of Clarkson College. The Library provides students, faculty and staff with access to print and non-print materials, online databases and library services.

The Library also offers the following:


Contact

Clarkson College Library
Clarkson College
101 S. 42 Street
Omaha, NE 68131-2739
PH 402.552.3387 TF 800.647.5500
library@clarksoncollege.edu


Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CST
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST

The Library is open over 70 hours per week while classes are in session.

It is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Databases & Resources

Computers, scanning equipment, books, videotapes and professional journals are available in the Library. Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and other software programs are available at workstations in the library, Educational Resource Center and the Clarkson College Computer Lab.

The bibliographic and full-text databases listed below may be accessed from the College or home computers using a library username (CCL Student) and password. The password changes every semester and is emailed to students at the beginning of the semester.


Library Database Access

Access to subscription databases is limited to current students, faculty, staff and paid Alumni Association members.
Go to the Library Databases login page

Database Description
CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature Important bibliographic nursing and allied health database.
CDSR Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains full text articles focusing on the effects of health care. Data is evidence-based medicine.
eBrary A collection of more than 2500 e-books related to nursing and allied health topics.
eLibrary Full-text information from magazines, newspapers, radio, TV programs, other formats, etc.
ERIC Includes references to journal articles and other materials covering educational topics.
Health Source EBSCO database that contains full-text journal articles covering nursing and health care topics.
HeritageQuest Large genealogy database.
MEDLINE Largest and most well-known of the National Library of Medicine's databases.
ProQuest Includes full-text articles for nurses and health care professionals.
SMART Imagebase SMART Imagebase provides thousands of medical illustrations and videos.
Wilson OmniFile Database of full-text articles covering multidisciplinary topics.
Wilson Biographies Plus Includes 46,000 biographies, obituaries and photographs.
WorldCat Indexes books and materials available at network libraries all over the United States.

Networks & Services

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service
The Clarkson College Library strives to obtain needed materials for faculty, students and staff, either through its own circulation services or by borrowing needed materials from other libraries. The Library offers students this service for costs ranging from $1-$15 per loan.

Library Instruction
In addition to offering one-to-one sessions and orientation programs for classes, a full line of handouts, help sheets and searching guides is available to students using eCollege, the College online learning system. Information available on eCollege includes database content and passwords, journal holdings information, search hints and self-paced orientation materials. Tutorials covering steps for accessing and searching health care databases are also available in the library section of online campus.

To access this information:

  • Step 1: Go to the Online Campus.
  • Step 2: Enter User ID and Password.
  • Step 3: Click on the Academics tab.
  • Step 4: Select the Library Resources course under the Special Courses banner.