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18th Century Collections Online (ECCO)Login Required
Articles Newspaper
From Gale, ECCO is an online library of over 136,000 titles published between 1701 and 1800.  Majority of works are in English, but other languages are represented.  ECCO has full-text searching of primary source materials.
E-Book Central (Proquest)Login Required

This ebook collection from Proquest compliments EBSCO ebooks. You may need to search both collections.  Provided by the University of Wyoming Library.

E-Books from UPenn Libraries
Free online books, including classics, scanned and provided by the University of Pennsylvania libraries.
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.
Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science (Proquest)Login Required

Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.

Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
The library subscribes to the following eBook collections that are searched together from this link: Publishing Collection, Academic Collection North America, and Community College Collection: Nursing & Allied Health (includes Vet Tech and Computer Software), Clinical collection and Engineering Collection.
Ebsco Mobile (Academic Search Premier, etc.)
Mobile Tools
EBSCOhost Mobile provides seamless access to the EBSCOhost (ehost) interface via mobile devices without the need to download an application. Simply access your library's EBSCOhost resources from a mobile device and a mobile-friendly version of the site will display. Users accessing from a Smartphone or other mobile web-enabled devices are presented with an easily searchable mobile interface incorporating key functionality. Please note that iPad and some tablet users continue to be directed to the desktop version, as this version of the interface is fully functional on these devices.
EbscoHostLogin Required
A gateway to Academic Search Premier and Masterfile Premier, two databases that provide magazine and scholarly journal article access on a wide range of topics. Includes many other databases. Note: When searching multiple databases at once, try several different keywords because several of the databases use different terminology for the same topic. For best results we recommend using individual databases.
Ecology Citation Guide (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

Ecology style (ESA) citation guide for biology classes at NWC.

Economist Historical Archive [Gale]Login Required
Articles Newspaper

Gale Databases

The Economist Historical Archive ('EHA') is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. Containing every issue since its launch in 1843 and more than 600,000 pages, EHA offers full-colour images, multiple search indexes, topic and area supplements and surveys. Altogether this is an unrivalled multidisciplinary primary source for researching and teaching the 19th and 20th centuries.

Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) Access to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's database of information filed by companies that are required to do so by federal law (Public companies). SEC requires public companies to disclose meaningful financial and other information to the public so that potential investors can make informed decisions.
EDSITEment! The Best of the Humanities on the Web
Government Website

From the National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment! includes features, lesson plans, student resources and other resources for teachers, instructors, parents and students in art & culture, foreign languages, history and social studies, and literature and language arts.

Education - USA.GOV
Government Website

Find government information on education including primary, secondary, and higher education.

Education Journals (Proquest)Login Required
Education Journals gives users access to over 1430 top educational publications. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.
Educator's Reference Complete [Gale]Login Required

Educator's Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.
Directories / Phone Books Website
A resource of and for the Washington, D.C. foreign embassy community.
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920 (Duke University)
Over 3,300 advertising items and publications dating from 1850 to 1920, illustrating the rise of consumer culture and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry in the United States.
Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (Part of Gale Directory Library)Login Required
Directories / Phone Books
On this advanced search screen under "Publication," type in "encyclopedia" and select the National Organizations option.
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information
A free online encyclopedia, features premier titles like The Columbia Encyclopedia, Oxford’s World Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of World Biography. Dictionaries range from the general purpose Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English, to social science terms in A Dictionary of Psychology, to health-related nutrition definitions in A Dictionary of Food Nutrition & more. Note: Some of the sources may not be particularly current, so be sure to check the copyright date of the source.
Engineering Journals (Proquest)Login Required

Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.

Engineering Statistics e-Handbook (NIST/SEMATECH)
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
From the National Institute of Standards and Technology, this handbook helps scientists and engineers to incorporate statistical methods in their work as efficiently as possible.
English 1010 Class Guide
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Entrepreneurship [Gale Business]Login Required

Previously Small Business Resource Center

Learn how to plan, start, finance and manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) -- EPA.govLogin Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. In recent years, EISs have looked increasingly at biodiversity. Most EIS documents will include a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. They also pay particular attention to the presence of threatened species. Where the effects are considered significantly harmful to threatened species, an additional document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS), may also be prepared.
Environmental Science (Proquest)Login Required

Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.

Environmental Studies [Gale]Login Required

Gale's Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection [Gale]Login Required

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Government Website
EPA's research mission is to conduct leading-edge research and foster the sound use of science and technology to fulfill EPA's mission to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment. Search a variety of science topics and issues.
Equine Information Gateway
The Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center is the only scientific institute in the United States with nearly all faculty conducting full-time research in equine health and diseases. The mission of the Gluck Center is scientific discovery, education and dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of the health and well-being of horses.
Articles Government
(Education Resources Information Center) U.S. Department of Education produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature; greater than 1.4 million citations going back to 1966; Over 527,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1966-present), previously available for a fee.
Etymology Dictionary
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.
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