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Hinckley Library

Library Catalog

Find books, ebooks, government information, movies, music and more....


Need an item from another library? Use Interlibrary Loan.

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For ideas & background information on your topic: specialized encyclopedias & viewpoints For in-depth information on your topic: books (only need to read a chapter or two!) For journals, magazines, news & scholarly research information: Need statistics? (Charts/graphs to insert into projects) Need more? Pick the subject area of your topic or your class such as:
  • Have a science topic on wetlands? Pick the subject area Biology, Zoology, Botany & Environmental Science.
  • Want to learn more about criminal behavior? Pick Criminal Justice & Law.
  • Love everything music? Pick Music & Music Technology.
How do I cite my information and resources? Google (a search engine) doesn't have everything--

Find Journal Articles

Search "Articles & more" (Databases) for journal articles.

Already have a citation? Use Serials Locator-Citation to find it in fulltext.
Just have a journal title? Use Serials Locator-Journal Title to find it in fulltext.
Want to browse journals by category? Use Serials Locator-Browse by Subject to find journals in your area or topic.

JSTOR Labs Text Analyzer App to open, drop in text (such as copy/paste journal abstract or full text) and find "like" articles in JSTOR. Also good to identify search terms.

Resources A-Z

Already know the database/resource you want?
Browse the "A to Z" list by title:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Already have a citation? Use Serials Locator to find it in fulltext.
Just have a journal title? Use Serials Locator-Journal Title to find it in fulltext.
Want to browse journals by category? Use Serials Locator-Browse by Subject to find journals in your area or topic.

Library Hours

2021 Spring Semester

Mon.-Thurs. 7:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Late Night Study Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday Not Open
Sunday 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Revised & Closed Dates

Spring Break We CLOSE March 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Regular Hours Resume Monday March 15
Easter/Spring Recess CLOSED April 2 - April 5
Final Exams May 5-7
Graduation May 8
Library CLOSED for Maintenance May 7 - June 13
Summer Session Begins June 14
Library OPENS 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Need help?

Library's main phone number: 307-754-6207.

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The library is open and
the librarians are here to assist you.

  • Do you need assistance to find resources for an assignment? Please contact us through CHAT (below) or Ask a Librarian!
  • Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. - Albert Einstein

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    Library's main phone number: 307-754-6207 About Us

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    Our Mission: "The Hinckley Library staff develops, organizes, maintains, and provides access to materials which support students and other library users in their pursuit of educational and lifelong learning goals. We also teach library users to find, evaluate and utilize information resources." — Re-affirmed November 2017 by the Library Committee
    Our learning outcomes and staff commitments

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    Off-campus Access

    New Books @ the library! Some items may not be on shelf, yet. Please see librarians.

    NWC Online Teaching Toolbox & Library Instruction Guides and Videos

    NWC Professional Readings

    Northwest College Fall 2020 COVID-19 Plan & Current Information

    Wyoming Information Sharing Platform Follow the COVID 19 virus in Wyoming.

    Wyoming Government COVID-19 Information COVID-19 & Wyoming agency links.

    Heritage Emergency National Task Force and Smithsonian guide for the next pandemic

    About Us

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    John Taggart Hinckley Library is a Federal depository library (FDLP)