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Academic OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

From Gale, Academic OneFile contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals. This comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.

Academic Search PremierLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
(Via EbscoHost) Full text for thousands of publications, including thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles as well as newspapers. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further.
AVON: Academic Video Online (was VAST)Login Required
Movies/Films
From Alexander Street Press, this comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web brings together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. With thousands and thousands of complete titles (not clips), AVON includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors.
Backgrounders: Current political & economic issues (Council on Foreign Relations)
Website
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Backgrounders are articles on current political & economic issues.
Books & Authors [Gale]Login Required

Gale Databases

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

Britannica Academic EditionLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information Maps
An excellent online encyclopedia, dictionary, and world atlas. Don't know much about your topic? Start here.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access)
Articles Government
Finding tool for Federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical (since 1976) and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. For publications 1895-1976 visit Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck).
CIA World Factbook
Government
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Communications and Mass Media Collection [Gale]Login Required
Articles

Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Credo ReferenceLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
General reference source, aggregating content of major subjects from the "best publishers of reference."
Data.Gov (U.S. Government data & statistics)
Government Website

The home of the U.S. Government’s open data

Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

Digital National Security ArchiveLogin Required
Articles Government
From Proquest, DNSA is several collections of recently declassified documents, other declassified documents and papers, the vast majority of them published here either for the first time or in less excised form.
EBook Central (formerly Ebrary)-- Academic Non-Fiction CollectionLogin Required
E-Book
At over 300,000 online books, these non-fiction books span all academic subject areas. Can be read online or downloaded.
Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
E-Book
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.
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920 (Duke University)
Website
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.
Ethnic NewsWatch (through Proquest)Login Required
Articles Newspaper
Included are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives.
FDLP Guide: Natural Disasters & General Preparedness
Government

Government resources for preparedness and response.

FDLP Guide: Opioids
Government

General medical information, national and state data & statistics, Help, and opioid overdose links.

FDLP Guide: Presidential Documents
Government

This guide contains information related to the Office of the President of the United States.

FedStats
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that was in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States, now discontinued.
Films on DemandLogin Required
Movies/Films
Collection by Films Media Group (FMG) of online educational videos. These films are viewed through streaming video and can be linked by faculty into online classes. Flash is the recommended viewing software. If streaming is not smooth, try a lower playback file size (300, or 400).
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (via EBSCO)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
An online encyclopedia
Gale Reference (GVRL)Login Required
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
All of your favorite reference books online. Search within one reference title, across several reference titles, or even across several other Gale databases. 
Gallup.com
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
With polling data dating back to at least 1952, Gallup.com is a fascinating, authoritative public opinion data resource.
General OneFile (Gale)Login Required
Articles

General OneFile is Gale's largest general-interest database with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included the reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals.

Global Issues in ContextLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures

From Gale, this database provides perspectives on International news, events, health, business, foreign conflict, science, society, politics, women and family and other issues as well as maps, history and other tools.

GOVINFO.gov
Government

Govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.

Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

GovTrack.us (Tracking the U.S. Congress)
Government Website

We publish the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on bills and votes.

HathiTrust
Articles Biographies
HathiTrust (pronounced "Hot'-y" is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.
InfoTrac Newsstand [Gale]Login Required
Articles Newspaper

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

JSTORLogin Required
Articles
Provides  full-text to scholarly journals in administration, African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, business, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, law, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population, psychology, public policy, sociology, statistics,  US and International Music research and theory, and more... Current issues are not included.
Lexis-Nexis - Advance (UNI)Login Required
Articles
Lexis Nexis has full-text and abstracts of news, business, and legal information. Great source for regional, national, and international newspaper coverage.
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.

MasterFILE CompleteLogin Required
Articles Biographies Images
(via EbscoHost) Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Also includes more than 360 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck)Login Required
Government
An historical archive of U.S. Government publications from 1895-1976. For publications since 1976, visit Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access).
National Geographic Virtual Library [Gale]Login Required
Articles Images

Gale Databases

As journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Virtual Library(NGVL) supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more. NGVL brings the National Geographic Society to the library in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today's students and patrons conduct their research.

New York Times
Newspaper
Free, but registration is required.
NewsLink
Newspaper Website
An online portal to news-related websites.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale)Login Required
Articles
Designed to aid students in the study of today's hottest social issues, this database can also be cross-searched with other Gale databases.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information
Scholarly-level information on all subjects in a variety of formats: Overview pages, subject resources, timelines, quotations, specific dictionaries, and bilingual disctionaries.
Pais International (through Proquest)Login Required
Articles
From Proquest, this database chronicles issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The database includes a historical perspective on many of the 20th century's social and public policies such as Prohibition, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, Vietnam and Watergate.
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 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
Pronunciator (Replaces Mango Languages)
New 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 ComprehensiveLogin Required
Articles E-Book

Proquest Comprehensive includes Proquest Central, SciTech, Historical Newspapers, Ebrary (eBook Central) ebooks as well as many other smaller, specialized collections. Remember to limit to type of information once you do a search (scholarly articles or newspapers or books, etc.) 

Note: Click on databases at top and select all databases to search everything.
Regional Business NewsLogin Required
Articles Newspaper
(via EbscoHost) Coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
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.
U.S. News Archives on the Web
Newspaper Website
United States newspaper archives available on the Web
UNdata
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
United Nations statistics portal that includes multiple databases, updates and country data services.
United Nations Demographic Yearbook
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Find statistics about countries, their people and population changes over time.
USA.gov
Articles Directories / Phone Books Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The official portal for all USA federal, state, and local information, from online documents and resources to social security benefits, government jobs and tips on stretching your dollars.
WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Tools
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.
Wyoming Digital Collections (Wyoming State Library)
Website

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

Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming Supreme Court Cases - Appellate Courts
Government
Search Wyoming appellate e-filing by cases, issues, participants.

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