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LANIC - Latin American Network Information Center
Website
From the University of Texas at Austin, LANIC facilitates access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Our target audience includes people living in Latin America, as well as those around the world who have an interest in this region. While many of our resources are designed to facilitate research and academic endeavors, our site has also become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students, private and public sector professionals.
LearningExpressLibrary (Career, Skills & Practice Exams)Login Required
Test / Exam Practice Website
Access several K-12, college, and workforce centers for free online academic and licensing practice tests and exams; career exploration and advice; job searching skills; academic success & more! Learning Express offers over 27 tests including GED, SAT, TOEFL, Nursing, GRE, Firefighter, Civil Service, U.S. Citizenship, Writing. Create a simple, free account to take practice exams.
LegalTrac [Gale]Login Required
Articles Newspaper

LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law

Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music (John Hopkins University)
Music Website
Includes over 29,000 pieces of American popular music. The collection spans the years 1780 to 1980, but its strength is its thorough documentation of nineteenth-century America through popular music. The collection is especially strong in music spawned by military conflicts from the War of 1812 through World War I, and minstrel music is also well represented. Other topics include music about the circus; dance; drinking, temperance, and smoking; fraternal orders; presidents; romantic and sentimental songs; schools and colleges; and transportation.
Library of Congress
Biographies Government Images Music Newspaper
The LOC's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. Search the library's catalog and collections.
Library Of Congress-Digital Collections (Includes old American Memory collection)
Government Website
The mission of Library Services is to develop qualitatively the Library's universal collections, which document the history and further the creativity of the American people and which record and contribute to the advancement of civilization and knowledge throughout the world, and to acquire, organize, provide access to, maintain, secure, and preserve these collections.
Library of Southern Literature (U of N. Carolina-Chapel Hill)
E-Book Website
Documenting the American South, a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture.
Library, Information Science and Technology AbstractsLogin Required
Articles
(via EbscoHost) Formerly Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA). Beginning in 1960; subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management, the information industry. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings.
Lift Every Voice: Music in American Life (University of Virginia Library)
Website
Explores the history of ballads, hymns, spirituals, patriotic odes, minstrel and musical works, and protest songs of the United States. Includes audio clips, sheet music, images, song sheets and photographs.
LinkedIn Learning
Website

Linkedin Learning, with over 6,500 courses for career development, is available online to all Wyoming residents with a valid library card. Topics include Microsoft Office programs, management skills, marketing, accounting, coding, and more to benefit employees and small business owners in any field. Individuals can take single classes to cater to their specific career goals or follow a predesigned path for structured skill sets.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
Includes author biographies and reviews and criticism of their works in contemporary, children, drama, poetry, and short story literature.
Literature Online Core Collection (NWC Off Campus Access Only)
Articles

As a Wyoming library card holder (and NWC card holder) you have access to LION 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, LION is library of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources. Provided through Proquest. Scroll down to Literature Online and login with your NWC library card and PIN.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)Login Required
Biographies
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline; 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
LitFinder [Gale]Login Required
Articles Biographies Images

Gale Databases

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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