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Career OneStop
Your pathway to career success. Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Articles Website

Wyoming Native Plant Society. We are here to promote the appreciation of the native flora of Wyoming. Our newsletter Castilleja is published four times per year and has information on upcoming events as well as articles on plant conservation, research, events, book reviews, and other botanical goings-on in Wyoming. 

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.
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Government Images Statistics / Weights / Measures
Information on specific health and safety topics, public health image library, state and national data sets on health and disease as well as environmental health and emergency preparedness and more.
Cerise Press (Published through SU 2013)
Articles Website
A free, online publication that is an eclectic mix of poetry, translations, short fiction, photography, art, interviews and reviews.
Charity Navigator
Find a charity you can trust.
Chatham House Online Archive [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

The research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. High level analysis and research on almost 100 years of global events and issues. Includes 'behind the doors' insight into the real movers and shakers, influencers and deal brokers. For researchers of international affairs, economics, law, and business, diplomacy, security and terrorism, environment, development, war and peace studies.

ChemIDplus (National Library of Medicine)
Government Website
From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this site is used to locate & identify a chemical or drug's toxicity, physical properites, molecular weight, etc.
Chicago Citing Sources Guide (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, of the Chicago (Turabian, Rampolla) citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.
Chicago Manual of Style (Ohio State University)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
From Ohio State University, this writing and citation style is also known as Turabian.
Chicago Manual of Style (Purdue OWL)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

Chicago style citation and writing guide from Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

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.
Children's Literature Class Guide
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A library guide to aid primarily students in LIBS 2280 Literature for Children. Non-students will find the children's literature resources links and "How to find award-winning books" useful.
Chilton ( Required
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.
Choice Reviews OnlineLogin Required
Articles Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
Chronicle Of Higher EducationLogin Required
Articles Directories / Phone Books
Online periodical for academic institutions.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
CINAHL CompleteLogin Required
Definitive database for nursing and allied health research. Find information on Audiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Consumer Health. Includes evidence-based care sheets.
Citing Electronic Sources: Primary Sources: Chicago Style
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Government
From the Library of Congress, a guide to cite primary electronic resources in the Chicago style.
Classical Net - Classical Music Source
Images Music Website
Classical Net features more than 9000 pages and 20,000+ images including more than 7000 CD, SACD, DVD, Blu-ray, Book and Concert reviews and over 5500 links to other classical music web sites.
Cody Enterprise Newspaper
Newspaper covering Cody, Wyoming, Yellowstone, and surrounding area. NOTE: Full online access is not available. The library carries the newspaper in print. Contact or visit the library.
Cold Spring Harbor Lab Oral History
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives has undertaken a major initiative to document the history of science through the words and images of the scientists who have worked and regularly visited here. This unique collection of oral histories provides an unprecedented perspective on the development of molecular biology, the present state of the science, and visions of the future by the leading scientists in the field.
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.
College Simply

Find the best college for you using CollegeSimply's data driven search, rankings and ratings to build your 2023 college list. Filter, sort and map over 3,500 U.S. colleges to discover higher education options that can give you the best chance for success.

Communications and Mass Media Collection [Gale]Login Required

Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Company Information Websites
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Computer Database [Gale]Login Required

Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Computer Science Collection (Proquest)Login Required
A comprehensive index to world literature on computers and software, including software engineering, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling and computer simulation, Internet applications, e-commerce, multimedia information systems, user interfaces and information systems in such applications as library science, health care and engineering. Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.
Computer Science: a guide to web resources (SUNY, Albany, NY)
A library guide to Computer Science from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Includes websites dealing with algorithms, calculators, courses, development, social networks & much more. (Legislative Information)
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the US  Library of Congress. Formerly, Thomas Legislative Information.
Congressinoal Publications (Proquest)Login Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Government

Explore Congress in action with the most comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research. Access the full text of publications dating back as far as the late eighteenth century. Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.

Converter (Online Conversion)
Converts just about any measurement.
Copyright & Intellectual Property Law
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Government Website

Let’s face it. Intellectual property law can be confusing, even overwhelming. That’s why the Wyoming State Library's State Publications Librarian Karen Kitchens put together the list of resources below. Open or download these helpful items for basic information about patent, trademark, and copyright law. Please remember that these guides provide a very basic overview. Always consult an attorney for legal assistance.

Copyright for Faculty, Library & e-Reserves
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Tools

A libGuide to assist faculty to comply with Fair Use and TEACH Act regulations regarding using copyrighted materials in the classroom and placing items on library e-reserve.

Country Information (from UNESCO)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
A primary source for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories.
Country Information-USDS-Bureau of Consular Affairs
Government Website

We provide safety and security information for every country of the world to help you assess for yourself the risks of travel. Each country information page contains a Travel Advisory, Alerts, and other important details specific to that country that could affect you. Pay close attention to the entry and exit requirements, local laws and customs, health conditions, and other details to decide whether traveling to that country is right for you. You will also find the address and phone number of the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. Take those with you in case of an emergency.

Country Studies (Library of Congress)
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CQ ResearcherLogin Required
Articles Newspaper

Provided by the Wyoming State Library, CQ Researcher is noted for its award-winning in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Reports are published online 44 times a year by CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications.

Creative Quotations
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Search for phrases and quotations
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 Collection (Gale)Login Required

Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

Criminal Justice Periodicals (Proquest)Login Required
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. Con tact library if you wish to interlibrary loan an item.
Criminology Collection (Sage)Login Required

Leading Criminal Justice journal titles.  (Note: this collection also includes the Health Practices & Services collection.) Use advanced search and limit to subscription only content.

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.
CRS Annotated Constitution (Cornell U. Law)
Find the U.S. Constitution here with sections and articles discussed, including history of the sections and footnotes.
Culinary Arts Collection [Gale]Login Required

Culinary Arts Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Culturegrams (Off Campus Access Only- Not available on NWC Campus)
Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures

As a Wyoming library card holder (and NWC card holder) you have access to Culture Grams from off campus. Access is not provided through the college's IPs. Try from home. Provided by the University of Wyoming through the Wyoming State Library, Culture Grams provides demographic, political, economic, climate, and social statistical information and maps about world countries, states, and Canadian provinces. Scroll down to Culturegrams and login with your NWC Library Card and PIN.

The Cheyenne Post newspaper
Newspaper Website

The Cheyenne Post is a community news and information outlet that serves Cheyenne, the state capital of Wyoming. We are the journal of the life and times of this "Magic City of the Plains." 

WWW Chemistry Guide
Website Tools
WWW Chemistry Guide - the directory and search engine of chemistry related resources on the Internet. Our search engine allows you to search the contents of more than 250 websites. It searches only the sites we specify, bypassing a lot of the junk.
NWC Students, Faculty & StaffFor NWC Students, Faculty & Staff
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APACitation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Dictionaries / ThesauriDictionaries / Thesauri
Directories / Phone BooksDirectories / Phone Books
Encyclopedia InformationEncyclopedia Information
Statistics / Weights / MeasuresStatistics / Weights / Measures
Test / Exam PracticeTest / Exam Practice