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Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.

SBCDNet Business Plans & Templates
A clearinghouse of information of interest to small businesses. Sponsored by the Small Business Administration of the U.S. Government, this link provides many sample business plans and templates as well as other information.
Scholarly vs. Popular vs. Trade Articles-What's the difference?
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Movies/Films Website

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals by Vanderbilt University, 2007.

Sci-News newspaper

An online newspaper featuring current science-related news.

Science & Technology Collection (Proquest)Login Required
Proquest's full Science and Technology collection including biological, medical, physical, environmental, engineering, materials, toxicology, aerospace, telecommunications, computer sciences and much more! Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library.
Science Database (Proquest)Login Required

Provided through the Wyoming State Library by the University of Wyoming Library. This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.

Science Direct: College EditionLogin Required
Articles E-Book
From Elsevier, provides peer-reviewed journals, books, handbooks, & reference books covering scientific, social science, medical and technical information. Sci Direct also has ebooks on Human Health and Veterinary Medicine. Check mark "books" and uncheck "journals" when searching.
Science Education

Science Education publishes original articles on the latest issues and trends occurring internationally in science curriculum, instruction, learning, policy and preparation of science teachers with the aim to advance our knowledge of science education theory and practice. 

Science in Context [Gale]Login Required
Articles Biographies Images Movies/Films Newspaper

Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Science Online (AAAS)Login Required
From AAAS, Science journal : 1997 - current issue. Includes technical comments, careers, news. Science Online also includes Science Advances, Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, Science Immunology, Science Robotics and Science Partner Journals.
Science Zone
Free, physical and biological videos to view online from the National Science Foundation.
Government Website
FirstGov for Science. A portal to locate a vast number of scientific websites. Search for discipline areas such as Soils, Plants, Weed & Pest, Meteorology, Civil Engineers, Physics, Biology, Ecology, Chemistry, Veterinary Medicine, Computers, Communication, etc.
Scribner Writer Series [Gale]Login Required
Articles Biographies

Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.

Seafood Health Facts (& Harvest information)
A joint project of Oregon State University, Cornell University, the Universities of Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida & California and the Community Seafood Initiative. This site is designed to be a comprehensive resource on seafood products for healthcare providers and practitioners and their patients. It is also intended to be a resource for consumers to obtain objective information on seafood products.
Search Engine Land
Online news, columns, "how to," buyer guides, SEO, SEM, Social Media & more. Some content is restricted to members.
Search Engine Watch
News and articles related to websites, SEO, PPC, analytics, social media, mobile devices and development & other development topics.
Search Engines--Alternatives (20 Best)
Directories / Phone Books Website
Looking for more privacy or an ad free search experience? In this post, we'll introduce 20 alternative search engines to use beyond Google. By Chuck Price.
Serials Locator (360 Link) - Start with the citationLogin Required
Articles Tools
Have a journal article's citation but need to find which database carries the full text? Search for the citation in this electronic journal locator tool created by Serials Solution 360 Link. Includes information about paper holdings at the library.
Serials Locator (360 Link) - Start with the journal titleLogin Required
Articles Tools
Don't have a full citation, but know the journal's name? Start here!
Search for the journal's title in this electronic journal locator tool created by Serials Solution 360 Link. Includes information about paper holdings at the library.
Sheet Music Collections from the Library of Congress
Government Music
Search the LOC historical sheet music collections. Includes African Americans, Civil War Era, Folk Fiddle music, Moldenhauser, and other collections starting about 1820-1920.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities.

Small Business Collection [Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship]Login Required

Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Small Business USA (Small Business Administration)
Government Website
Small Business USA, produced by several US government agencies, is a centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier than ever for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire. Business USA connects businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help. Topics include starting & growing a business, access financing, exporting, hiring employees, taxes & credits, health care changes, disaster relief, finding opportunities & more.
Smithsonian Collections Online & Archives (1970-)Login Required
Gale and the Smithsonian Institution have partnered to give libraries a unique opportunity to provide students, faculty, and researchers the chance to look behind the glass of the Smithsonian exhibits and collections. Includes primary source materials.
Smithsonian Folkways
Music Website
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, the national museum of the United States. Through the dissemination of audio recordings and educational materials we seek to strengthen people's engagement with their own cultural heritage and to enhance their awareness and appreciation of the cultural heritage of others. Find audio tracks, free audio samples and may purchase downloads as well.
Smithsonian for Kids
Government Website

Vast array of children's activities from the educational sites and museums of the Smithsonian.  Also SEE the EDUCATION webpage on this site.

Smithsonian Jazz
Celebrates jazz by offering biographical sketches, sound clips, event information, a directory of jazz societies, a portal to jazz websites & more.

The definitive fact-checking site and reference source.

Sora Online Journals - Ornithological Research Archive
Articles Website
Sora is an open access electronic journal archive and is the product of a collaboration between the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society and the University of New Mexico libraries and IT department.
Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
Government Music
From the Library of Congress, this is a multi-format ethnographic field collection that contains sound recordings, field notes, dust jackets, and other manuscripts. The collection documents the Lomaxes' three-month, 6,502-mile trip through the southern United States. The materials include 25 hours of folk music from more than 300 performers that feature ballads, blues, children's songs, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, field hollers, lullabies, play-party songs, religious dramas, spirituals, and work songs.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Encyclopedia Information
From Standford University
Start Page Search Engine
Touted as "The world's most private search engine," StartPage says that they are the only third-party certified search engine in the world that does not record your IP address or track your searches. StartPage gives you a clean Google Search without tracking!
STAT!Ref at TDS Health (All Stat!Ref reference & Anatomy.TV-Primal Pictures)
Articles E-Book
Provided by the University of Wyoming through the Wyoming State Library, STAT!Ref is the premier healthcare e-source. Includes medical reference ebooks, Anatomy.TV - Primal Pictures and more. Off Campus access: You will be prompted to log in with your library card number and PIN. Contact library if you need these. No need to log in if you are on-campus. If you receive an error message, try this link and then log in as directed Wyoming State Library A-Z list
StatistaLogin Required
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Need high quality statistics in user-friendly graphics such as graphs, charts, and tables? Use Statista. Statista pulls statistics from over 18,000 companies covering most industries and topics, analyzes them and keeps statistics updated. You may export or download statistics for your presentations, website or research papers.
Statistics Canada
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Statistics Canada is the national statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada's economy, society and environment that they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.
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