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Academic OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

From Gale, Academic OneFile contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals. This comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.

Academic Search PremierLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
(Via EbscoHost) Full text for thousands of publications, including thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles as well as newspapers. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further.
AVON: Academic Video Online (was VAST)Login Required
Movies/Films
From Alexander Street Press, this comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web brings together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. With thousands and thousands of complete titles (not clips), AVON includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors.
Ben's Guide - for kids, parents & teachers
Government
The educational component of GPO Access, GPO's service to provide the official online version of legislative and regulatory information. Documents, such as the U.S. Constitution, are available here.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Biographies Directories / Phone Books Government
Biographical directory of the United States Congress (1774 - present)
Britannica Academic EditionLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information Maps
An excellent online encyclopedia, dictionary, and world atlas. Don't know much about your topic? Start here.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access)
Articles Government
Finding tool for Federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical (since 1976) and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. For publications 1895-1976 visit Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck).
CIA World Factbook
Government
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Congress.gov (Legislative Information)
Government
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the US  Library of Congress. Formerly, Thomas Legislative Information.
Constitutions, Treaties & Declarations (International)
Website
International in scope, this guide is maintained by Richard Kinble of the University of Keele, United Kingdom.
Credo ReferenceLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
General reference source, aggregating content of major subjects from the "best publishers of reference."
Crime in the United States (FBI) & UCR Publications
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
An annual publication in which the FBI compiles the volume and rate of violent and property crime offenses for the nation and by state. Individual law enforcement agency data are also provided for those contributors supplying 12 months complete offense data. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data. Other UCR publications on this web site include Law Enforcement Officers Killed & Assaulted, Hate Crime Statistics,and National Incident-Based Reporting System.
Criminal Justice Periodicals (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
This comprehensive database focuses on U.S. and international criminal justice journals, providing research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law and industrial security.
CRS Annotated Constitution (Cornell U. Law)
Website
Find the U.S. Constitution here with sections and articles discussed, including history of the sections and footnotes.
Digital National Security ArchiveLogin Required
Articles Government
From Proquest, DNSA is several collections of recently declassified documents, other declassified documents and papers, the vast majority of them published here either for the first time or in less excised form.
EBook Central (formerly Ebrary)-- Academic Non-Fiction CollectionLogin Required
E-Book
At 150,000 online books, these non-fiction books span all academic subject areas. Can be read online or downloaded.
Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
E-Book
The library subscribes to the following eBook collections that are searched together from this link: Publishing Collection, Academic Collection North America, and Community College Collection: Nursing & Allied Health (includes Vet Tech and Computer Software), Clinical collection and Engineering Collection.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (Part of Gale Directory Library)Login Required
Directories / Phone Books
This publication is part of Gale Directory Library, a federated search engine of directories.
Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Complete (Proquest)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. In recent years, EISs have looked increasingly at biodiversity. Most EIS documents will include a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. They also pay particular attention to the presence of threatened species. Where the effects are considered significantly harmful to threatened species, an additional document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS), may also be prepared.
Federal & Wyoming Government Information (Wyoming State Library portal)
Government
The federal government produces vast amounts of information on a multitude of subjects from air travel to zoology in array of formats, including digital and print. Whatever your information needs, the federal government has likely published something useful. Government information is considered authoritative and accurate, and thus highly reliable.
FedStats
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that was in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, now discontinued.
Films on DemandLogin Required
Movies/Films
Collection by Films Media Group (FMG) of online educational videos. These films are viewed through streaming video and can be linked by faculty into online classes. Flash is the recommended viewing software. If streaming is not smooth, try a lower playback file size (300, or 400).
FindLaw Constitutional Law Center
Biographies Encyclopedia Information Website
Not specifically a government site, this site, produced by Thomson Reuters, is a free educational resource site dedicated to the United States Constitution and the U.S. Supreme Court: historical documents, biographies, Supreme Court Decisions, Town Hall forum, Federal & State Statutes & more....
FindLaw: US Supreme Court Center
Government
Educational resources dedicated to the United States Constitution & the U.S. Supreme Court; historic documents, biographies, Supreme Court Decisions, Town Hall forums, search Federal & State Statutes, cases & codes.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (via EBSCO)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
An online encyclopedia
Gale Reference (GVRL)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
All of your favorite reference books online. Search within one reference title, across several reference titles, or even across several other Gale databases. 
General OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

General OneFile is Gale's largest general-interest database with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included the reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals.

Global Issues in ContextLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures

From Gale, this database provides perspectives on International news, events, health, business, foreign conflict, science, society, politics, women and family and other issues as well as maps, history and other tools.

Government Documents
Articles Website
University of South Florida's gateway to Federal and some state government documents.
Harvard Kennedy School: Criminal Justice: Research & Publications
Website
Our research and publications emanate principally from our funded research projects including executive sessions – intensive conversations among leading practitioners and scholars in a specific field that span several years, punctuated by research, practical experimentation, and collaborative publications.
JSTORLogin Required
Articles
Provides  full-text to scholarly journals in administration, African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, business, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, law, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population, psychology, public policy, sociology, statistics,  US and International Music research and theory, and more... Current issues are not included.
Lexis-Nexis - All Lexis & Company DossierLogin Required
Articles
Lexis Nexis has full-text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information. Great source for regional, national, and international newspaper coverage.
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Newspaper
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of information designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. This link provides advanced searching of all major world publications, newspapers, reviews, broadcasts & more.
Lexis-Nexis - U.S. Legal Cases & CodesLogin Required
Articles
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of information designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. This link provides advanced searching of all U.S. federal & state cases. Also a portal to other legal cases, codes, Supreme Court briefs, patents, tax law & more.
Library of Congress
Biographies Government Images Music Newspaper
The LOC's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. Search the library's catalog and collections.
MasterFILE PremierLogin Required
Articles Biographies Images
(via EbscoHost) Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Also includes more than 360 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Montana Census & Economic Information Center
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
From the Montana Department of Commerce with links to Montana's census data.
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck)Login Required
Government
An historical archive of U.S. Government publications from 1895-1976. For publications since 1976, visit Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access).
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale)Login Required
Articles
Designed to aid students in the study of today's hottest social issues, this database can also be cross-searched with other Gale databases.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information
From ready-reference (quick reference) to comprehensive scholarly articles.
Pais International (through Proquest)Login Required
Articles
From Proquest, this database chronicles issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The database includes a historical perspective on many of the 20th century's social and public policies such as Prohibition, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, Vietnam and Watergate.
Proquest CentralLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
An interdisciplinary database by Proquest; includes JBI (nursing evidence-based journals) and agricultural journals. Also find peer-reviewed articles, newspapers, and magazines, plus more!
Proquest ComprehensiveLogin Required
Articles E-Book

Proquest Comprehensive includes Proquest Central, SciTech, Historical Newspapers, Ebrary (eBook Central) ebooks as well as many other smaller, specialized collections. Remember to limit to type of information once you do a search (scholarly articles or newspapers or books, etc.)

PsycARTICLESLogin Required
Articles
(via Proquest) From the American Psychological Association (APA), PsycARTICLES is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience. Coverage spans 1894 to present.
Serial Set: Congressional Research Digital Collection and U.S. Serial Set (1789-1969)Login Required
Articles Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(via Lexis-Nexis) Explore Congress in action; includes congressional publications, legislative research, Federal Register, and floor votes. Also includes U.S. Serial Set (1789-1969) and Serial Set Maps.
Serials Locator (360 Link) - Start with the citationLogin Required
Articles Tools
Have a journal article's citation but need to find which database carries the full text? Search for the citation in this electronic journal locator tool created by Serials Solution 360 Link. Includes information about paper holdings at the library.
Total BooX (Ebooks)
New E-Book
This innovative ebook service allows users to have an unlimited number of ebooks for as long as they like. Over 50,000 fiction and non-fiction titles. You'll need download a mobile app and set up an account with your library card and PIN.
U.S. Code
Website
Compiled by Cornell University Law School. Search the U.S. Legal Code; includes notes and updates.
U.S. Congress Votes Database
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Washington Post's deep database of every vote in the United States Congress since the 102nd Congress (1991). It lets you browse votes in a variety of ways -- both in aggregate and for individual members of Congress.
U.S. News Archives on the Web
Newspaper Website
United States newspaper archives available on the Web
U.S. Supreme Court Opinions (Cornell Law School)
Website
Compiled by Cornell University Law School, find decisions, orders, case updates by date, topic, author, & party.
USA.gov
Articles Directories / Phone Books Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The official portal for all USA federal, state, and local information, from online documents and resources to social security benefits, government jobs and tips on stretching your dollars.
WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Tools
Library catalog of books, audiovisual materials, music scores and recordings, government publications, etc. from around the world. No journal articles. Find an item you wish to check out? Contact NWC Library & we will get the item for you via Interlibrary Loan.
Wyoming Game & Fish Dept. - Wildlife & Habitat Information
Website
The Wyoming G&F portal to their Wildlife & Habitat information, reports, and projects. You can search by wildlife species and habitat issues: grazing, energy development, etc. Also find hunting and legal information through this access link as well as geospatial data.
Wyoming Legal Resources (WY State Law Library)
Government Website
Includes Wyoming municipal codes, Wyoming legal forms, Native American legal resources, Wyoming statutes, and Federal Law.
Wyoming State Constitution
Website
From the Wyoming Legislative Service Office. Also find the State statutes here.
Wyoming State Law Library
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Source of legal information for the Wyoming Judicial System, with particular emphasis on insuring the supply of current and relevant materials to the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Wyoming State Legislature
Website
The online home of the Wyoming Legislature.
Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming Statutes - Online
Government
Need information about Wyoming laws? Look here. Hinckley Library has the full Wyoming Statutes Annotated in paper book form at the library.
Wyoming Supreme Court Cases Database
Government
Search Wyoming, Oklahoma, Federal and other legal materials by case or cases by judge.
Wyoming: Big Horn County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Lovell, Greybull, & Basin.
Wyoming: City of Cody Municipal Code
Website
Includes other information about the City of Cody.
Wyoming: City of Lovell Municipal Code
Website
Find other Lovell, WY information on the Town of Lovell website.
Wyoming: City of Powell Municipal Code
Website
Find additional information about Powell & city gorvernment from this website.
Wyoming: Park County Government
Website
Includes Powell, Cody, & Meeteetse.
Wyoming: Washakie County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Worland & Tensleep.

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