Online Resources

Card Catlalogs:
       Catlin's Online Catalog
       District Online Catalog

Catlin Only Databases:
Please see Mrs. Messina for passwords.

       WorldBook Science Power

       Scholastic's TrueFlix

      More - Starfall

     PebbleGo Databases

District Databases:
Please see Mrs. Messina for passwords.

       District Databases

Contact Information

Mrs. Elizabeth Messina  

School Librarian


(402) 697-0414

Welcome to Catlin's Media Center

 Welcome to Catlin's Media Center!


    The Omaha Public Schools Library Media Centers are active centers of learning where students and teachers, individually or in small groups or whole classes, are gathering information and using it creatively, exchanging ideas, and learning together and where library media specialists lead learning experiences for staff and students that create new understandings and a love a reading.

          -OPS Library Services, revised 2007

Click here to visit the OPS Library Services page.

Step One: Subscription Databases

*All databases should open without a password in district.  For home access, please see Mrs. Messina for passwords.

General Information:

Worldbook Online- Multiple Reading Levels Available

Encyclopedia Britannica- Multiple Reading Levels Available

Specialized Databases:

PebbleGo- Animals and Earth/Space

Culturegrams- Countries, States and Provinces

TrueFlix- Non-fiction books on Science/Social Studies topics

Step Three: Search Engines

Google Safe Search for Kids


Quintura for Kids

Specialized Search Engine: helpful information for kids from government based websites