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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.
American Musicological Society: Musicologists websites
Music Website
Web portal to sites of interest to musicologists. Includes music education, music therapy, jazz, sacred, rock, instruments, choirs, opera, composers, theory, job listings, electronic music and much more.
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.
Biography In Context (Biography Resource Center) (Gale)Login Required
Biographies
Search for people - both current & historic from all eras and fields of endeavor.
Biology Project (University of Arizona)
Website
From the University of Arizona, this project supports a variety of student learning materials & tutorials, activities and pre-college lessons plans for students and teachers in biology.
Blooms Literary Reference Collection (Blooms Literature)Login Required
Articles Biographies Movies/Films
This resource contains critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books, including 700 titles published by Bloom's Literary Criticism and Facts On File. Also included in the database are more than 13,000 biographies, 45,000 character entries, 5,000 synopses of literary works and hundreds of images and videos. Also, explore some of the most significant figures in literature from ancient times to the present day.
BookFlix (Children's Fiction & Non-Fiction E-Books)Login Required
E-Book Movies/Films
If the above link does not work: BookFlix WYLD Remote Access Login with your NWC or public library card number and PIN. Need PIN? Contact the library (307-754-6207). Go to BookFlix in the list and click on "connect remotely." Login with your library card number and PIN, then go to the "Kids & Family" category and click on BookFlix. Still have access issues? Contact the library for an alternate login.

A Scholastic online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Resources for teachers, parents, and kids. Provided by the Wyoming State Library
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).
ChemEd DL (Chemical Education Digital Library)
Website
The Chemical Education Digital Library (ChemEd DL) is a storehouse of tested digital resources for education in the chemical sciences. Our aim is to be the place on the Web where you can contribute, share, organize, and use high quality chemistry education materials.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Offers a comprehensive and easily searchable collection of more than 10,000 journal articles, books, research reports and government documents from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. Created by the National Center for Children in Poverty of Columbia University.
Chronicle Of Higher EducationLogin Required
Articles Directories / Phone Books
Online periodical for academic institutions.
College Blue BookLogin Required
Directories / Phone Books
The College Blue Book (via Gale Reference) is a guide to universities and colleges in U.S. and Canada.  Covers listings, descriptions, degree programs, scholarships and more.
Credo ReferenceLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
General reference source, aggregating content of major subjects from the "best publishers of reference."
Digest of Educational Statistics (from NCES)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities carried out by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Discovery Education : Lesson Plans K-12
Website
Free lesson plans written by teachers for teachers.
Dissertations & Theses (via Proquest)Login Required
Articles
The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. Full-text for most entries since 1997. Abstracts back to 1980.
Ebrary's Academic Complete (EBook Central -- non-fiction)Login Required
E-Book
These non-fiction e-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.
EDSITEment! The Best of the Humanities on the Web
Government Website

From the National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment! includes features, lesson plans, student resources and other resources for teachers, instructors, parents and students in art & culture, foreign languages, history and social studies, and literature and language arts.

Education Journals (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
Education Journals gives users access to over 1430 top educational publications. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.
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.
ERIC
Articles Government
(Education Resources Information Center) U.S. Department of Education produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature; greater than 1.4 million citations going back to 1966; Over 527,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1966-present), previously available for a fee.
Fastweb
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Directories / Phone Books Website
Not a government site, great as a free, searchable database for schools, scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Articles Government
More than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find.
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....
FREE: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Government Website
Website discontinued in 2015, but has links to other sites such as EDSITEment! Designed by the Department of Education to help teachers, parents and students locate teaching and learning resources from 100s of federal and private organizations and agencies.
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. 
GenderWatch (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
This is a database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community and the changes in gender roles over the years.
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.
Grants Search Tool (Foundation Directory)
Directories / Phone Books
Park County residents have access to Foundation Directory grant information through the Cody Library, Park County Library System in Cody, WY.  Due to licensing agreements, you must visit the library to use this resource. Click on the resource title link above to get more information.
HathiTrust
Articles Biographies
HathiTrust (pronounced "Hot'-y" is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.
InfoPlease
Biographies Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information
Provides a free, online  encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, biographies and more...
Inside Higher Ed
Website
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Includes breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees.
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.
Kids K-8 Resources (Provided by Wyoming State Library)
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
The Wyoming State Library purchases many resources to support students, preschool through grade 8, as well as teachers and parents. Resources include online books, encyclopedias, research, novels, multimedia, etc.
LearningExpressLibrary "Learn a Test" (Practice Exams)Login Required
Test / Exam Practice Website
Free online academic and licensing practice tests and exams. Learning Express offers over 27 tests including GED, SAT, TOEFL, Nursing, GRE, Firefighter, Civil Service, U.S. Citizenship, Writing. Login using your library card number and choose your own password. This is a new version. If you had an account prior to July 2014, you may need to create a new account.
Lexis-Nexis - All News SearchLogin Required
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.
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.
Literature Criticism Online (Gale)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
Includes author biographies and reviews and criticism of their works in contemporary, children, drama, poetry, and short story literature.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)Login Required
Biographies
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline; 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Mango Languages - Start LearningLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri Test / Exam Practice Website
"The easiest way to learn a foreign language!" Mango is an online learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian & more. You may create your own login to save and track your progress. OR select "GUEST" to log on anonymously.
Mango Languages - TranslatorLogin Required
Tools
Need to translate a word from English to Portuguese or Japanese to English?  Use Mango's translator.  Select GUEST link (unless you have made a free login) and then select the TRANSLATE Link and enter your words.
Maps: Blank and Outline Maps
Maps Tools
Collections of blank & outline maps to print out for educational or persaonal use at home or in the classroom.
MAS Ultra - School EditionLogin Required
Biographies Images Maps
(via EbscoHost) Designed specifically for high school libraries; provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications as far back as 1975; also more than 500 full text pamphlets, 542 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
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.
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).
National Science Foundation - Education Discoveries
Government
The NSF provides several "discoveries" topics. Under Education, find dozens of science-related topics related to teachers and teaching in the classroom.
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges & Libraries
Directories / Phone Books
A directory of schools, colleges, and libraries.
NoveList PlusLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information
Fiction & nonfiction (biographies, narrative nonfiction, creative nonfiction) database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more. Includes audiobook recommendations.
Our Documents (US primary source documents)
Articles Government
History buffs, trivia lovers, and engaged citizens and students alike will enjoy visiting Our Documents, a primary source website that showcases 100 of the most important U.S. documents ever written. See George Washington's Inaugural Address--written in his own hand--and more!
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information
From ready-reference (quick reference) to comprehensive scholarly articles.
Perry-Casteneda Library General Map Collection
Maps
From the University of Texa; links to many useful online maps.
Perry-Casteneda Library Historical Map Collection
Maps
From the University of Texas, historical maps depicting the growth of the United States and select cities as well as International, thematic (ethnography, climate, energy, political, etc.) and basemaps.
Primary SearchLogin Required
Articles
(via EbscoHost) Full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
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.)

Science.gov
Government Website
FirstGov for Science. A portal to locate a vast number of scientific websites. Search for discipline areas such as Soils, Plants, Weed & Pest, Meteorology, Civil Engineers, Physics, Biology, Ecology, Chemistry, Veterinary Medicine, Computers, Communication, etc.
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.
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.
VAST/AVON: Academic Video OnlineLogin 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), VAST includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors.
Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website Tools
A specialized search engine, WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
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.
WYLD Databases (GoWyld - Wyoming State Library)
Articles Biographies E-Book Encyclopedia Information

Research and discovery databases provided to the citizens of Wyoming. If you are prompted to login, you should use your NWC or public library card number (ignore the "a" and b") and PIN.  Contact the library for your PIN.

WYLD Databases - Education Resources (GoWYLD - Wyoming State Library)
Encyclopedia Information Website Tools

Provided through the Wyoming State Library, these database resources support teachers and educators. You may be prompted to login with your NWC or public library card (Ignore "a" and "b") and PIN.  Contact the library for your PIN.

Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government

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