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Maps, Images & Weather

ARTstorLogin Required
Images
This image database focuses on art, photography, area studies, social history, sociology, and environment history. For scholars who are using images as evidence (rather than as illustration); images that span the richness of the physical and cultural world past and present. Use Advanced Search to limit to type or topic such as "photographs."
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.
Crop Protection Compendium (CABI)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes, but not limited to, pests, diseases, weeds, crops, natural enemy species, pesticides, trade production and images.
Cultural Maps in American Studies
Maps Website
From the University of Virginia, this site is compiling historical information in map form to create an American Historical Atlas. Includes links to other online historical maps.
Culture GramsLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provided by the Wyoming State Library, Culture Grams provides demographic, political, economic, climate, and social statistical information and maps about world countries, states, and Canadian provinces.
Earth Point : Search by Description (Township/Range, Lat/Long)
Maps Website
Earth Point provides tools for Google Earth. If you have a map description, search here for free. Other tools are by subscription. Earth Point will "fly in" to your searched location on Google Earth.
Earth Science World Image Bank
Images Website
Service provided by the American Geological Institute (AGI); includes descriptive information. Photo quality images are available for a fee.
Google Image Search
Images
Search for online images using Google's image search engine.
History Reference CenterLogin Required
Articles Biographies Movies/Films
(via EbscoHost) Full text from more than 860 history reference books and encyclopedias, cover to cover full text from nearly 60 history magazines, 58,000 historical documents, 43,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 12,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical film and video.

 

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Images
Select Images search box limiter from any EbscoHost Database advanced search page.
InfoPlease
Biographies Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information
Provides a free, online  encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, biographies and more...
MapQuest
Maps Website
Driving directions, maps, international maps, & more
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.
Medical Images
Government Images
Millions of biomedical images from medical and life science journals maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a division of National Library Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.
NASA Images
Government Images
Images from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration
National Geographic Topo Maps
Maps
Free topographic quads to print and more.
National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC): Geological Hazards Images
Government Images Statistics / Weights / Measures
NGDC maintains a collection of geologic hazards photographs.
National Interagency Fire Center
Government
Find out what is burning and where. Also includes educational and management materials for potential firefighters & agencies. Follow link to InciWeb for specific fire information.
Oxford Art OnlineLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Images
A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Was Grove Art Online.
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.
Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970
Maps
Provides digital access to Sanborn fire insurance maps for Wyoming cities and towns. Used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
USGS Publications Warehouse
Articles Government Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
From the U.S. Geological Survey, this warehouse contains publications including annual reports, bulletins, circulars, fact sheets, maps, reports, charts, investigations, memorandum, & more.
Water Resources Data System
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(WRDS) Wyoming hydrological and climatological data plus a water resources library.
Western Regional Climate Center
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Historical summaries (such as Powell), climate prediction, snotel, weather projects, education and travel.
Wyoming Climate Atlas
E-Book Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
This e-book, written by Jan Curtis & Kate Grimes, is part of the Water Resources Data System produced by the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
An interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wyoming focused on the development of geospatial information and technologies and their applications in science, education, government and business. Wyoming GeoData is available for download.
Wyoming State Geological Survey
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes online maps, data, GIS data, historical overviews, ongoing projects & more.
Yahoo Maps
Maps Website
Portal to regional, health atlases, historical, interactive & world maps.

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