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A Passion for Jazz! Music History & Education
Sponsored by the A Passion for Jazz! Music Studios out of San Diego, CA, this site includes a section on Jazz chords and scales, jazz history, a timeline, glossary, festivals, photo gallery, music books and more.
DC Physics: Help for Physics Students
If you're learning Physics you need to practice solving problems. Here are some sample problems for topics covered in a typical introductory Physics course. Also includes hints and solutions on a variety of topics.
Pais International (through Proquest)Login Required
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.
PCC Natural Markets Health Notes: A-Z Index of Vitamins, Minerals & Herbs
A consumer A-Z guide to information about specific vitamins, minerals & herbs. Includes current research & recommendations.
Periodic Table of Elements (LANL)
Government Website
Developed by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, this periodic table of chemistry elements includes each element's atomic properties as well as history, sources, uses, isotopes and other properties.
Perry-Casteneda Library General Map Collection
From the University of Texa; links to many useful online maps.
Perry-Casteneda Library Historical Map Collection
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.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection [Gale]Login Required

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

Plagiarism - What is it? (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, discussing what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Plagiarism 2 (Anti-Plagiarism) Video
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Plagiarism and its consequences. A brief film by Glenn Koelling & the NWC English Department. (9:53 min.)
PLOS One (Open access Science & Medicine)
Articles Website
PLOS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. Publications include Biology, Medicine, Computational Biology, Genetics, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Pathogens, and Current Events (Natural disasters, disease outbreaks, etc.) Note: Some content may not be fully peer-reviewed.
PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)
Articles Website

PNAS Archives articles are free to use (Search within the archives section).  The current issues require a subscription.  Please request articles from the library in which you are prompted to pay money.

Poetry Foundation
Articles Biographies Website
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. Browse poems, poets, articles, videos and more.
Political Resources on the Net
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Find the facts in Politics, policy, and political news.

PolitiFact - Truth-O-Meter
A joint project of the St. Petersburg Times & Congressional Quarterly to introduce a more balanced view of current politics.
Pop Culture [Gale]Login Required

Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Popular American Music Archive (UCLA)
Music Website
The UCLA Music Library's Archive of Popular American Music is a research collection covering the history of popular music in the United States from 1790 to the present.
Popular Magazines [Gale]Login Required

Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".

Powell Tribune
Local newspaper of Powell, WY
Primary SearchLogin Required
(via EbscoHost) Full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
Primary Source Materials
A list of online resources that provide digital historical collections of original, primary source materails such as documents, speeches and images from America and Europe.
Project Gutenberg (E-Books)
E-Book Website
Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Books may be read in a variety of formats and with a variety of electronic devices. See information on the website.
Pronunciator (Replaces Mango Languages)
New Dictionaries / Thesauri Test / Exam Practice Website

Pronunciator is from a Wyoming-based company whose software supports language learning for 87 languages and also includes English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in 52 languages. In addition to self-guided learning, the service features live online conversation classes led by teachers and support for K-12 teachers and university professors who teach languages.

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 Historical NewspapersLogin Required
A newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century. Search 57 historical news & newspaper databases for articles, biographies, annual reports, obituaries, editorials, advertizements, back matter, audio & video clips, and more. Includes news from around the world in multiple languages.
ProQuest Research Companion - Where do I start? ToolsLogin Required
New Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
The self-guided modules and interactive videos in this research tool site cover such topics as "Where do I start?" to "How do I avoid plagiarism and find my own voice?" to “What’s the best way to revise?” These useful tools are developesd by writing instructors and librarians.
PsycARTICLESLogin Required
(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.
Psychology Collection [Gale]Login Required

Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.

Public Domain Music (PD Info Project)
Excellent website to determine whether a song is in the public domain and, therefore, available for performance, publication, or arrangement.
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
From the National Institutes of Health, PubMed providesover 23 million citations from biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books. Some fulltext is included.
PubMed Central (PMC - Fulltext journal archive)
Articles Government
PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
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