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DC Physics: Help for Physics Students
Website
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.
PDR.net (Prescribers Digital Reference-Was Physicians Desk Reference)
Encyclopedia Information Website

Create a free account to access PDR online!

Drug Information: Review updated FDA-approved full and concise point-of-care prescribing information.

PDR Drug Communications: Get instant access to all PDR Drug Alert, Recall and Approval communications which have been delivered by PDR Network.

Prescribe with Precision: PDR.net provides access to full, FDA-approved prescribing information, continuously updated to support patient safety and optimal patient care.

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 Historical Map Collection
Maps
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
Articles

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.
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.
Politico
Newspaper Website

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

PolitiFact - Truth-O-Meter
Website
A joint project of the St. Petersburg Times & Congressional Quarterly to introduce a more balanced view of current politics. Select MENU to search by people and/or go to Truth-O-Meter.
Pop Culture [Gale]Login Required
Articles

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
Articles

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
Newspaper
Local newspaper of Powell, WY. NOTE: Full online access is not available. The library carries the newspaper in print. Contact or visit the library.
Powell, Cody & Park County Newspapers (Local historical newspapers)
Newspaper

Through the Wyoming Digital Newspaper Collection, search "Powell Tribune," "Cody Enterprise," "Park County" to find historical newspapers archives.

Primary SearchLogin Required
Articles
(via EbscoHost) Full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research.
Primary Source Materials
Website
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.
Professional Studies (BAS) LibGuide
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

Library Guide for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science - Professional Studies program.

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 (Learn a Language)
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 Coronavirus Research DatabaseLogin Required
Articles

From ProQuest, a curated collection of sources about the Coronavirus.

Proquest News & NewspapersLogin Required
Newspaper
Includes news from around the world in multiple languages.
PsycARTICLESLogin Required
Articles
(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
Articles

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)
Website
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)
Government
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).
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