Resources

Having access to all the technology you ever imagined is great. Having the resources you need to use it to its full potential? You’ll find all the resources you need right here.

Do Space® has partnered with Omaha Public Library to bring you access to the following digital resources. OPL resources are only available from computers located in Do Space.

LEARN TO CODE

Whether you speak technology fluently or simply want to dabble in code – you’ll find what you need here at Do Space. Designed for kids and adults, you can discover coding basics, along with resources that keep you going.

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Ebooks collection

Do Space has a collection of technology and STEM ebooks available for checkout by Do Space members. You can browse and checkout books via our OverDrive site or via the OverDrive App for your mobile device.

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Digital Archives

There are also many digital archives online that you can access. Here is just a sample of some of our favorites:

  • David Rumsey Map Collection
    The historical map collection has over 67,000 maps and images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific and the World.
  • The Goodspeed Manuscript Collection
    The Edgar J. Goodspeed Manuscript Collection comprises 68 early Greek, Syriac, Ethiopic, Armenian, Arabic, and Latin manuscripts ranging in date from the 5th to the 19th centuries. The acquisition of these hitherto unknown manuscripts was spearheaded by Edgar J. Goodspeed in the first half of the twentieth century in order to support new scholarship in the humanities.
  • Green’s Dictionary of Slang
    Five hundred years of the vulgar tongue
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration PubSpace
    NASA is using PMC to permanently preserve and provide easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. Beginning with research funded in 2016, all NASA-funded authors and co-authors (both civil servant and non-civil servant) will be required to deposit copies of their peer-reviewed scientific publications and associated data into NASA’s publication repository called NASA PubSpace. 
  • Free Programming Ebooks
    [O'Reilly has] compiled the best insights from subject matter experts and industry insiders for you in one place, so you can dive deep into the latest of what’s happening in the world of software engineering, architecture, and open source.
  • Museum of Modern Art Exhibitions
    Exhibitions from our founding in 1929 to the present are available online.
  • Birds of America
    The Library of Parliament's copy of the Birds of America by John James Audubon is a masterwork of 435 plates. Produced with the intention of representing every species of bird in North America, the set depicts over 1,000 individual birds and over 450 species.
  • UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
    Includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction. Access to the entire collection of electronic books is open to all University of California faculty, staff, and students, while more than 700 of the titles are available to the public.
  • The Pulp Magazines Project
    The Pulp Magazines Project is an open-access archive and digital research initiative for the study and preservation of one of the twentieth century's most influential print culture forms: the all-fiction pulpwood magazine. The Project also provides information and resources on publishing history, multiple search and discovery platforms, and an expanding library of high-quality, cover-to-cover digital facsimiles.
  • Open Parks Network
    Since 2010, Clemson University and the National Park Service have collaborated on the Open Parks Network, an Institute of Museum and Library Services funded project that has resulted in the digitization of over 350,000 cultural heritage objects and 1.5 million pages of gray literature housed in the libraries, museums, and archives of our nation’s parks, historic sites, and other protected areas. More than 20 national parks and other protected sites are represented in these diverse collections, as well as 2 state park systems and 3 university libraries. The Open Parks Network provides public access to high-resolution, downloadable files.
  • National Park Maps
    This site currently has 1,451 free high-resolution national park maps to view, save, and download.
  • GifCities
    GifCities is a special project of the Internet Archive to celebrate 20 years of preserving the web. Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. Please donate to help us in our efforts to provide “Universal Access to All Knowledge” including GIFs.
  • Belfer Audio Archive
    One of the largest sound archives in the country! Learn more about the Belfer Audio Archive by visiting the About us, Collections, and Services sections of our site. Belfer's cylinder and 78rpm recordings are cataloged in the Classic Catalog, Syracuse University Libraries' online catalog.
  • The Groege Eastman Collections Online
    Explore the George Eastman Museum's collections online. More than a quarter of a million objects from the photography, technology, and George Eastman Legacy collections are now searchable, and more of the museum's vast holdings will be added on an ongoing basis.
  • Color Our Collections
    From February 6-10, 2017, libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world are sharing free coloring sheets and books based on materials in their collections. Users are invited to download and print the coloring sheets and share their filled-in images, using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections.
  • The Joseph A. Labadie Collection
    Contains posters which have been acquired over the past 100 years. This database consists of images of those posters covering social protest movements such as Anarchism, Civil Liberties, Colonialism, Communism, Ecology, Labor, Pacifism, Sexual Freedom, Socialism, Women, and Youth/Student Protest. Some are from the first half of the 20th century, but the majority are from the 1960s and later. Many are undated. All originals are held in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection.
  • Open Corporates
    The largest open database of companies in the world.
  • Pixar in a Box
    Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar. This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney.
  • World War I collection of the Library of Congress
    With its unparalleled World War I collections, the Library of Congress is uniquely prepared to tell the story of the United States' participation in the Great War. The Library of Congress is commemorating the 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into the war with exhibitions, lectures, symposia, film programs, recordings, publications, veterans' stories, educational tools, and research guides to the Library's remarkable World War I resources.
  • The Harvard Classics
    The Harvard Classics, originally known as Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a 51-volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot, that was first published in 1909.
  • Firing Line Broadcasts
    From 1966 to 1999, the television series Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. was a venue for debate and discussion on political, social, and philosophical issues with experts of the day. The broadcast collection includes administrative files, program preparation materials, photographs, transcripts, sound recordings, and videotape copies of the 1,505 programs. Support for videotape preservation has been provided by the Mericos Foundation and the National Television and Video Preservation Foundation.

  • 25 FREE 3D scans from Louvre Museum
  • Class Central
  • The Met Public Domain Artworks
  • The British Library photo collection
  • The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • University of California - Santa Barbara Cylinder Audio Archive
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Online Publications
  • Digital Public Library of America: Primary Source Sets
  • Alan Lomax Sound Recordings Catalog
  • The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Macaulay Library Natrual Sound Archive
  • Jerome Robbins Dance Division Moving Image Archive
  • The September 11 Digital Archive
  • Wilson Center Digital Archive
  • The New Museum Digital Archive
  • Stalin Digital Archive
  • The Digital Archives of Literacy Narratives
  • The Turing Digital Archive
  • French Revolution Digital Archive
  • New York Philharmonic Digital Archive
  • The Freedmen's Bureau Project

THE INTERNET ARCHIVE

  • Prelinger Archives
  • Moving Image Archive
  • Live Music Archive
  • Audio Archive
  • Internet Arcade
  • IF Magainze
    If was an American science fiction magazine launched in March 1952 by Quinn Publications, owned by James L. Quinn. The magazine was moderately successful, though it was never regarded as one of the first rank of science fiction magazines. It achieved its greatest success under editor Frederik Pohl, winning the Hugo Award for best professional magazine three years running from 1966 to 1968. If was merged into Galaxy Science Fiction after the December 1974 issue, its 175th issue overall.
  • Cookbooks and Home Economics
    The Cookbook and Home Economics Collection includes books from the Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA, The Bancroft Library at The University of California, Berkeley, and the Prelinger
  • Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library
    Located in Lawrence, Kansas the mission of Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library is to organize as a non-hierarchical collective for the purpose of sharing and distributing information.
  • Knitting Reference Library
    The Knitting Reference Library (KRL) includes the published works collected by Montse Stanley, Richard Rutt and Jane Waller. These comprise books, exhibition catalogues, knitting patterns, journals and magazines.
  • And many more