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Wall Street Journal [Online] (Proquest)Login Required

Wall Street Journal online edition, from 2010 to present.

War and Terrorism [Gale]Login Required

War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

Water Resources Data System
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(WRDS) Wyoming hydrological and climatological data plus a water resources library.
Wayback Machine (Internet Archive)
Browse through over 240 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. See how a website looked at a specific time and how it may have evolved. A useful tool to determine who owns a particular website.
Weather Maps from NOAA, 1871 - 2002
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Daily Weather Maps Project: Historical daily weather maps from 1871 through 2002.
Weather Maps from NOAA, 2002 - present (Prediction Center)
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Daily Weather Maps Project: Historical and current daily weather maps from 2002 to the present.
Western Regional Climate Center
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Historical summaries (such as Powell), climate prediction, snotel, weather projects, education and travel.
Western Waters Digital Library
WWDL provides free public access to digital collections of significant primary and secondary resources on water in the western United States. These collections have been made available by research libraries belonging to the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and other academic library partners.
Westlaw CampusLogin Required
Articles Newspaper Statistics / Weights / Measures

Westlaw Campus has full-text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information. Great source for regional, national, and international newspaper coverage. a technology dictionary
Dictionaries / Thesauri
A technology dictionary dealing with IT, networking, security, applications, computer science & more.
Whois... (Network Solutions domain name finder)
Directories / Phone Books Website
Find who owns a website address. When you register a domain name, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires your domain name registrar to submit your personal contact information to the WHOIS database. Once your listing appears in this online directory, it is publicly available to anyone who chooses to check domain names using the WHOIS search tool.
Encyclopedia Information Website
Free encyclopedia written by everyone. Be Aware: content may not be authoritative or correct. Use with discretion.
William Strunk's Elements of Style
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
This ebook provides the principal requirements of plain English style in writing and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

Extensive mathematics resource to discuss and learn about all disciplines of mathematics, equations and functions.

Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website Tools
A specialized search engine, WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
Dictionaries / Thesauri
A lexical database for English that provides a network of meaningfully related words and concepts. Similar to a thesaurus, WordNet's structure makes it a useful tool for computational linguistics and natural language processing.
World Health Organization
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
World History Collection [Gale]Login Required

World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

World History in Context [Gale]Login Required
Articles Images

World History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

World of Scientific Biography by Eric Weisstein (& World of Science Encyclopedia)
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
Contains author compiled encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics.
World Resources Institute (Organization)

WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.

WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Library catalog of books, audiovisual materials, music scores and recordings, government publications, etc. from around the world. No journal articles. Find an item you wish to check out? Contact NWC Library & we will get the item for you via Interlibrary Loan.
WYLD Databases (GoWyld - Wyoming State Library)
Articles Biographies E-Book Encyclopedia Information

Research and discovery databases provided to the citizens of Wyoming. If you are prompted to login, you should use your NWC or public library card number (ignore the "a" and b") and PIN.  Contact the library for your PIN.

WYLD Databases - Education Resources (GoWYLD - Wyoming State Library)
Encyclopedia Information Website Tools

Provided through the Wyoming State Library, these database resources support teachers and educators. You may be prompted to login with your NWC or public library card (Ignore "a" and "b") and PIN.  Contact the library for your PIN.

Wyoming Business Report
New Newspaper

For up-to-date Wyoming business news and events.

Wyoming Business Resources (Via Wyoming State Library)

A library guide to support business students, new businesses, and ongoing Wyoming businesses.  Provided by teh Wyoming State Library in collaboration with many business partners.

Wyoming Climate Atlas (eBook on Wyoming Resources Data System site from University of Wyoming)
E-Book Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
This e-book, written by Jan Curtis & Kate Grimes, is part of the Water Resources Data System produced by the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming Department of Agriculture
The Wyoming Department of Agriculture assists the citizens of Wyoming to live safe and healthy lives, promote and preserve our agricultural community, be responsible stewards of our natural resources, and achieve integrity in the marketplace.
Wyoming Dept. of Health Vital Statistics
Statistics / Weights / Measures

Find Wyoming state and county statistics regarding birth, death and other related health statistics.

Wyoming Digital Collections (Wyoming State Library)

All things Wyoming!  Wyoming newspapers, places, publications, legislation, inventors, and trademarks.

Wyoming Digital Newspaper Collection- Historical (WSL)

From the Wyoming State Library: Get in touch with Wyoming’s past through historical and archived Wyoming Newspapers. Historians, genealogists, students, and scholars will find a wealth of reliable information here, all first-hand accounts of local news from days gone by. Our earliest archive dates back to 1849 but many of these papers survived for only a brief time and disappeared like the boom-and-bust ghost towns of Wyoming and the west.

Wyoming Economic Analysis Division (Also Labor & Population)
Statistics / Weights / Measures
This Division includes Wyoming demographic information, economic data, cost of living information, population estimates, special reports and State revenue information. Also includes national population comnparisons.
Wyoming Game & Fish Dept. - Wildlife & Habitat Information
The Wyoming G&F portal to their Wildlife & Habitat information, reports, and projects. You can search by wildlife species and habitat issues: grazing, energy development, etc. Also find hunting and legal information through this access link as well as geospatial data.
Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
An interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wyoming focused on the development of geospatial information and technologies and their applications in science, education, government and business. Wyoming GeoData is available for download.
Wyoming Information Sharing Platform

Follow the spread of the COVID 19 virus throughout Wyoming with this website by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security.

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Directories / Phone Books Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
WIND is part of the University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences. Major functions include preparing university students to help persons with disabilities live and work in more inclusive communities and providing current information about the broad area of disabilities, particularly in the area of developmental disabilities, to Wyoming residents and professionals.
Wyoming Inventors Database
Directories / Phone Books Government
Indexes United States patents in which one or more of the inventors were from Wyoming.
Wyoming Job Network
Directories / Phone Books Website
Need a job? Need an employee? Need Wyoming labor market information? Look here.
Wyoming Law Review (UW)
Articles Website

The Wyoming Law Review is the legal publication at the University of Wyoming College of Law. Founded in 1946, the law review publishes semiannually on a variety of topics. The law review is entirely managed by students of the University of Wyoming College of Law.

Wyoming Legal Resources (WY State Law Library)
Government Website
Includes Wyoming municipal codes, Wyoming legal forms, Native American legal resources, Wyoming statutes, and Federal Law.
Wyoming Legislation (From the Wyoming State Library)

This library of legislative materials contains journals, or digests of the journals, from the first territorial legislature that convened in 1869 up to the present. It also contains digitized bills from 1873 to 2000, in addition to bill actions (a record of actions done on each introduced bill) from 1957-2000. Legislation from 2001-present is available.

Wyoming Natural Diversity Database
Encyclopedia Information Website
From the University of Wyoming, WYNDD offers the most complete source of data for species and vegetation communities of conservation concern in Wyoming. Includes Field Guides.
Wyoming PBS Videos

Wyoming PBS video content is provided free of charge to Wyoming citizens.  Content is added weekly.  Find program series such as Wyoming Chronicles, Main Street Wyoming, Farm to Work, documentaries, NOVA, Frontline, Nature, News Hour, Capitol Outlook, Masterpiece and more.

Wyoming Places (From the Wyoming State Library)

Wyoming Places provides information about locations, histories, and name origins of places in the great state of Wyoming. When possible, we share stories about these places.

Wyoming Session Laws

Information and action completed during the Wyoming legislative sessions. Open the PDF to read.

Wyoming State Constitution
From the Wyoming Legislative Service Office. Also find the State statutes here.
Wyoming State Geological Survey
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes online maps, data, GIS data, historical overviews, ongoing projects & more.
Wyoming State Law Library
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Source of legal information for the Wyoming Judicial System, with particular emphasis on insuring the supply of current and relevant materials to the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Wyoming State Legislature
The online home of the Wyoming Legislature.
Wyoming State Library
Articles Government Website
The Wyoming State Library serves Wyomingites, site visitors, librarians, state employees & public policy researchers. Online journal and book databases can be directly accessed using any Wyoming public or academic library card. Contact NWC library if you have questions or to obtain a library card.
Wyoming State Publications (Wyoming State Library)

This database contains Wyoming government agency documents and federal publications concerning the State of Wyoming. You'll find budget requests, agency reports, and more.

Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming Statutes - Online
Need information about Wyoming laws? Look here. Hinckley Library has the full Wyoming Statutes Annotated in paper book form at the library.
Wyoming Supreme Court Cases - Appellate Courts
Search Wyoming appellate e-filing by cases, issues, participants.
Wyoming Trademarks (From the Wyoming State Library)

Welcome to the Wyoming Trademarks database which catalogs Wyoming trademarks, both current and archived, issued since 1881. Physical records are located at the Wyoming Secretary of State (current trademarks) and the Wyoming State Archives (archived trademarks).

Wyoming Union List of Periodicals (WULP)
Directories / Phone Books
What specific magazine/journal titles do Wyoming libraries own (including Hinckley Library? Search by title or library.
Wyoming: Big Horn County Government
Includes the towns of Lovell, Greybull, & Basin.
Wyoming: City of Cody Municipal Code
Includes other information about the City of Cody.
Wyoming: City of Lovell Municipal Code
Find other Lovell, WY information on the Town of Lovell website.
Wyoming: City of Powell Municipal Code
Find additional information about Powell & city government from this website.
Wyoming: Park County Government
Includes Powell, Cody, & Meeteetse.
Wyoming: Washakie County Government
Includes the towns of Worland & Tensleep.
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