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Professional Resources: General

District Profesional Library Resources

The District Professional library is located in the TAC building in downtown Omaha. The materials in the DPL are available to all staff members of the Omaha Public Schools.  The items listed below are a sampling of what is available in the DPL.

To search for print or digital titles, please visit our library catalog.  Or, see below for print items available in the DPL.

To request print materials be checked out to you, please contact Carol Hiddleston at 402-557-2544 or Courtney Pentland 402-557-2533 by phone or email.  We can hold these items for you to pick up, or we can send them to you through inter-office mail.

To access digital materials, visit the online library catalog and locate your title.  To learn more about how to check out these digital titles, please visit the Overdrive and Follett tabs on this page.  Overdrive login screen on your computer visit here.

If you have any suggestions for print or digital materials to add to the DPL, please email Courtney Pentland.  Thank you!

General Education Online Journals

Other Resources

Internet Radio for Educators

Education Talk Radio is a professional development online broadcast for educators, preK–20. The show has aired over 3,000 programs with an average of more than 1,700 listeners each day. The website presents a weekly schedule for this daily Internet radio for education. The segments include news of products, webinars, events, and services in education. Every show is archived on the site immediately after broadcast. The archive goes back to July 2016; shows from the current month are at the top of the list. Educators can also follow Education Talk Radio on Twitter @edutalkradio.


Did you know you can register for a free account on the Marzano Research website?  You can gain access to free resources like webinars, proficiency scale banks, reproducibles, videos and much more!

Access free materials and create an account here.


Other Online Journals

Digital Books

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).