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Backgrounders: Current political & economic issues (Council on Foreign Relations)
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Backgrounders are articles on current political & economic issues.
Baroque Music.Org
Biographies Music Website
Includes portraits, biographies, essays, composers, musicians, recommended readings, a music library & more.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the 1919 edition
Dictionaries / Thesauri E-Book
Beef Industry Statistics (National Cattlemen's Beef Association)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Current beef industry statistics and links to other beef industry issues.
Ben's Guide to the U.S. 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.
Articles Encyclopedia Information Website
Biblical Archaeology
BigCharts : Historical Quotes
From MarketWatch, Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a security's exact closing price. Website also includes other financial market information.
Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Biographies Directories / Phone Books Government
Biographical directory of the United States Congress (1774 - present)
Biography In Context (Gale)Login Required
Search for people - both current & historic from all eras and fields of endeavor.
Biological Science (Proquest)Login Required
This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.
Biology Project (University of Arizona)
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
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
Books & Authors [Gale]Login Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information

Gale Databases

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation. - Standard Business Plan Outline
This article explains and outlines a typical business plan. - Sample Business Plans
Around 60 business plan samples. Company sells plans, so you can only see these samples for free. The 500 others will cost you.
Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture [Gale]Login Required
Articles Biographies Images

The Oliveira Lima Library has been lauded as the finest collection of Luso-Brazillian material available to U.S. scholars. With the core of its content derived from the "long" nineteenth century, this collection turns the spotlight on South America's largest and most influential power, covering topics such as: colonialism, missionaries, slave trade and abolition, economic development and agricultural trade, Indigenous Peoples, international relations, and the fight for Brazilian independence.

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.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (United States)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Compiled by the United States Department of Labor, this website provides a wealth of information and statistics about U.S. employment, economics, inflation, and productivity. International information is available as well.
Business Collection (Proquest) (via Wyoming State Library)Login Required

Provided through The Wyoming State Library, Proquest Business covers business, economics, accounting, finance, management, and taxation as well as top market, industry, and country reports. (22 databases, including ABI/INFORM Complete and the full text of the Wall Street Journal).

Business Collection [Gale]Login Required

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Business Economics and Theory [Gale]Login Required

Business Economics and Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.

Business Insights: Essentials [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

Business Insights: Global [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

Business Source Complete (Includes SWOT Analysis)Login Required
(via EbscoHost) With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business, including SWOT Analysis, marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more.
Business: Plan Builder (Gale)Login Required

This resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs offers an engaging, step-by-step guided experience–complete with the information and tools needed to move through the entire business development life cycle. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through the five essential steps of business planning and explains what each activity is, why it is important in the overall process, and how to get started. Provided by the Wyoming State Library. You will create your own free account so you can build your plan.

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