Databases

 

CWC provides free on-campus access to several databases listed below. Additionally, most of these online resources may be accessed off campus by using your CWC user name and password. This page lists the database in alphabetical order.
 

To locate a particular journal in a database, search A-Z Journals.
 

 
 

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19th Century U.S. Newspapers
(GALE) Digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers.
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A to Z Journals
[tells you which databases cover the journals you need]
A to Z Maps Online
World, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps.
ABI/INFORM
(Proquest) Search respected historical business journals for a unique perspective on topics covering corporate strategies, management techniques, accounting, marketing, advertising, ethics, case studies, and much more. Deep backfiles encompass full runs of some of the most important business journals of the last century, all in cover to cover full page images, just as they were printed. Includes Journal of Business, Barron's, and Nation's Business.
Academic Search Premier
(EBSCO) Indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles, with coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.
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AccessScience
Contents drawn from McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, Science and Technology in the News and Biographies.
Agricola
(EBSCO) Index to the National Agricultural Library collection. Includes citations and some full-text. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
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AllData
[on campus only] Professional Diagnostic and Repair Information for automobiles.
Alt HealthWatch
(EBSCO) Covers complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness with journal articles and related materials.
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American History in Video
Documentaries and newsreels from American History, with searchable transcripts
American Indian Experience
Full-text content from reference books, primary sources, images, time line, topic guides, plus information on over 500 American Indian nations.
American Song
A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
America's Newspapers
(NewsBank) Electronic editions of local, regional, and national U.S. news sources--all in one easy-to-search database.
Anatomy & Physiology Revealed
Complete anatomical survey of the human systems, with high-quality graphics of cadaver dissections, x-rays, and histology slides.
Ancestry Library Edition
[on campus only] Genealogy resources, including census, birth, marriage, and death records.
ArtSTOR
[need to allow pop-ups] Searchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women's studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download and organize images.
Associates Programs Source Plus
(EBSCO) General database designed for community college students, with information about accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, and welding.
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Audio Books
Download and listen to an audiobook! Search easily to find titles by series, author, publisher, narrator, genre, or keyword.
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Bibliography of Native North Americans
Citations to literature (books, essays, and more) about native peoples of North America published from the sixteenth century to the present. Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history and life including a wide range of topics.
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Biography in Context
(GALE) Biographies of current and historic persons from all eras and fields of endeavor, based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.
Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals. Also includes World Data Analyst Online (a database of statistics on every nation of the world) and Gateway to the Classics (introductions to significant works of history, literature, philosophy, and science).
Business Source Premier
(EBSCO) BSP is a collection of popular business magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications on topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, regional studies, sales, trade and technology.
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Career Transitions
(GALE) Search for jobs, build a successful resume and cover letter, and learn job interview strategies. You can search for jobs by title, keywords and location. If you're early in your career or considering a change, you can also search specifically for internships, apprenticeships, entry-level and temp jobs. As a registered user, you can also save jobs of interest with the My Jobs feature to easily find them again later.
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Choices Planner
The Choices computerized career guidance program is available to assist students in completing a self-assessment, gathering current occupational information and conducting college searches. The site ID is: 1035322 and the password is: rustler
ChiltonLibrary.com
(GALE) Authoritative automotive repair information. Thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. [not compatible with Safari]
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Chronicle of Higher Education, The
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the quintessential higher education news publication. Now online, the text from the current print edition is posted every Monday morning. The Chronicle online is updated throughout the day with the latest news in academe.
CINAHL: Cumlative Index of Nursing & Allied Health
(EBSCO)Coverage of the nursing and allied health literature back to 1982. Includes journals as well as books, dissertations, audiovisuals, and other formats.
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CLEP Test Preparation
Practice tests for math, English, science and social science CLEP tests.
Cochrane Library, The
A collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
Contains 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, with biographies, commentary and criticism.
Contemporary World Music
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
CountryWatch
Comprehensive reports, up-to-date news, and forecasts on 192 countries. Reports coverage includes in-depth economic, political, business, cultural, and environmental information.
CQ Global Researcher
Single-topic reports about current international crises and events. Popular sections such as "Current Situation" and "Pro/Con" are joined by the new "Voices from Abroad," which presents a multitude of international viewpoints on vital current issues. Maps, charts, and other explanatory graphics included as well.
CQ Researcher
In-depth, analytical reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
Credo Reference
Single-search access to 400 quality reference titles on every major subject from 60 of the best publishers. Credo's collection contains dictionaries, bilinguals, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.
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Current Bio Illustrated
Thousands of biographies, from 1940 to the present. (WilsonWeb)
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Digital Sanborn Maps
The Sanborn Map Company developed fire insurance map making in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This database provides access to Sanborn maps of Wyoming cities.
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Ebsco eBooks
This Ebsco eBook collection has over 319,000 multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.
Ebrary
Collection of thousands of online full text books and other materials in a variety of subject areas. Create an account and make bookmarks, notes, and highlight sections, as well as keep a bookshelf.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
(gale) Includes a variety of 18th century materials -- from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements -- and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors.
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ERIC: Education Resources Info Center
Ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
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Federal Digital System
Portal to U.S. Government information.
Fiction Connection
Discover titles similar to those you already enjoy. Or browse titles by topic, genre, setting, character, location, and timeframe.
Films on Demand
Films On Demand is a web-based digital video delivery platform that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere. Subjects cover academic areas, careers, newsreels and training videos.
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Foundation Directory Online
[requires a password - if interested, please contact the library]
Freading
Ebook lending service. Users will need their library barcode number and PIN and have an adobe account as well. Books may be downloaded onto a varierty of devices.
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Fuente Academica
(EBSCO) A multi-disciplinary collection of more than 200 scholarly journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.
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Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
(EBSCO) Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
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Gale Directory Library
(GALE) Search content of "Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media" and "Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S."
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GeoRef
GeoRef is the most comprehensive database in the geosciences and continues to grow by more than 100,000 references a year. The database contains over 3.1 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
Global Issues in Context
(GALE) Better understand global issues, conflicts and events with explanations of historical and contemporary conditions.
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Global Road Warrior
This resource provides access to country information in various categories. Great database to learn about culture, business, government and other socio-economic information.
Greater Yellowstone Bibliography
Citations to scholarly, popular, professional, and creative literature about the greater Yellowstone region of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
GreenFILE
(EBSCO)Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment with a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles.
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Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
The 90th edition of the Handbook, all available online.
Health Source Consumer
(EBSCO) Access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
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Health Source Nursing/Academic
(EBSCO) Coverage of nearly 550 scholarly, full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing and allied health. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
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HeinOnline
The world's largest image-based collection of law and law-related material.
HeritageQuest Online
ProQuest's Genealogy & Local History Collection of 26,000+ family and local history books, the U.S. Census from 1870 - 1930 and more.
History Reference Center
(EBSCO) Full-text materials from journals, books, as well as historical photographs and videos.
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History Reference Center: US
Covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
History Reference Center: World
From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, an array of primary sources, images, maps and charts provide expansive geographical and chronological research materials for the study of world history.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Over 74,800 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
Hoover's Business Information
Analysis about major companies, industries and business leaders.
HRAF World Cultures
The Human Relations Area Files is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
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IPA Source
(IPA transcriptions and literal translations of songs and arias)
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Jazz Music Library
The largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
JStor
Search .pdf files from academic journals in arts, business, social sciences, health sciences, math and biology.
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Key Business Ratios
Industry statistics related to profitability, efficiency and solvency.
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LearningExpress Library
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on many common academic and licensing tests.
Legal Forms
A database of blank and completed legal forms that are professionally created, Wyoming-specific and continually updated. Documents address subjects such as bankruptcy, divorce, power of attorney, real estate, taxation and landlord/tenant law
LexisNexis Academic
Searchable newspapers, broadcast and political transcripts, plus legal and business resources.
Literature Criticism Online
(GALE) Literary criticism for children's literature, fiction, short stories, drama, and poetry.
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Literature Online (LION)
A library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 328 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
Literature Resource Center
(GALE) Work overviews, author biographies, reviews, literary criticism, and primary source materials about literature.
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Mango Languages
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages.
MarketLine
Industry information, country profiles, company information and profiles, with news, comment and analysis.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
(EBSCO) This comprehensive database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Supporting material includes reference books , image collections, maps & flags.
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MasterFILE Premier
(EBSCO) This database provides full text for more than 1,730 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines.
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Medic Latina
(EBSCO) A Spanish language collection of nearly 100 Spanish language medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American medical publishers.
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Medline Plus
The National Library of Medicine's site for quality, up-to-date consumer health information. Clinical trials, MEDLINE searches, drug information, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories and news are included.
Middle Search Plus
(EBSCO) Full text articles from 140 popular, middle school magazines. Find biographies, historical essays, reference books, the Encyclopedia of Animals, a large image collection, maps and flags. Full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
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Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
The premier source to identify high-value U.S. documents created by all three branches of the U.S. government from 1895 through 1976.
Motif-Index of Folk Literature
Electronic version of classification of narrative elements in folktales, ballads, myths, fables, mediaeval romances, exempla, fabliaux, jest-books, and local legends.
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Nature
Nature is a leading international journal;it provides articles and podcasts in the fields of chemistry, medicine, the environment, life sciences and physical sciences.
Naxos Music Library
The world's largest online classical music library, with streaming access to hundreds of thousands of tracks. There is also jazz, film music, nostalgia, classic and contemporary rock content. Also includes synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms.
NoveList
A fiction database designed for readers in all genres. Describe a plot with author readalikes, find reviews, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. Other content of interest to fiction readers includes 'What We're Reading', Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.
NoveList K-8
Discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in the classroom.
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OED: Oxford English Dictionary
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
OmniFile Full Text Select
(WilsonWeb) Access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from thousands of periodicals and journals in all core undergraduate subjects. Read-aloud feature included.
OneClick Audiobooks
Over 10,000 downloadable audiobooks from Recorded Books, Inc. Check out up to 15 audiobooks at a time for 21 days (renewals possible). All titles are iPod compatible for Windows users. FAQs available from the Wyoming State Library.
Opposing Viewpoints
(Gale) Pro and con essays on hot-button issues, along with reference and academic sources on the same topics.
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Ovid
Access to all the bibliographic citations available in the database, but full-text is limited to specific journals. YourJournals@Ovid consists of hundreds of scientific, technical and medical journals, 165 of which are full-text.
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Oxford Art Online
Access to Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Includes image partnerships with ARTstor, the British Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Images for College Teaching, Art Resource, Artists Rights Society and numerous international art galleries and artists.
Oxford Music Online
Access and cross-search Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Oxford Reference Online
Single access to over 175 Oxford subject reference titles, plus dictionaries (English & bilingual), timelines, maps and flags, and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
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Patron Books in Print
Database of 5 million books, audio books, and movies. Features include bestsellers and award winners throughout history, books mentioned in the media, and capability to search by series, fictional characters, and genre.
Play Index
Search over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present in the convenient electronic form that patrons prefer.
ProQuest Congressional
Explore Congress in action with the most comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research. This databases offers access to congressional publications dealing with the wide variety of topics addressed by Congress.
Primary Search
(EBSCO) Full-text access to nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. Additional content includes the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, a large image collection, maps and flags. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
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ProQuest Agriculture Journals
The leading agricultural journals published in North America, covering a wide range of agriculture-related topics, such as: animal and veterinary sciences, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, and food and human nutrition.
ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database. Subject areas covered extensively in this product include business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Search the back issues of 27 newspapers from around the world, including the Boston Globe (1872-1979), the Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997), the New York Times (1851-2007), the Washington Post (1877-1994), the London Guardian Observer (1791-2003) and the Wall Street Journal (1889-1993).
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
Over 250 full text nursing and allied health journals. Full text begins in the early to mid 1990's, but indexing goes back to the early 1980's.
Prospector
[Colorado library catalogs]
PsycArticles
(Ebsco) Full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group
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PsychiatryOnline
Full-text access to psychiatry resources, such as DSM-IV-TR® and associated materials, The American Journal of Psychiatry and related publications, textbooks, self-assessment tools, board certification and recertification review, plus clinical & research news and medication information handouts.
PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
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Readers Guide Retrospective
An index to the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 through 1982.
Regional Business News
(Ebsco) Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
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Riverton Ranger
(InfoWeb) Browse past issues of Riverton's daily newspaper.
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Science Resource Center
Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites.
ScienceDirect
Search scholarly journals and books about the physical sciences and engineering, the life sciences, the health sciences, and social sciences such as arts, business and psychology.
SIRS:Social Issues Resources Series
Pro and con essays on leading issues, along with news and magazine coverage, and reference sources.
STAT!Ref
STAT!Ref is a cross-searchable, healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site.
Student Resource Center - Gold
Offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more.
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Teacher Reference Center
(EBSCO) Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
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Testing & Education Reference Center
A start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life.
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UW Digital Collections
Digital collections of scholarly and general interest, including historic maps, photographs, printed ephemera, sound and video files, and more.
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Virtual Reference Libary
(Gale) Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research
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World of Poetry
Database for World of Poetry
WorldCat
[international library catalog]
WyldCat
[Wyoming Libraries Database Catalog]
Wyoming Authors Wiki
Includes Wyoming authors of both fiction and nonfiction. Searchable by author, county, and genre.
Wyoming Inventors Database
This database covers United States patents issued to Wyoming inventors from 1867 - present.
Wyoming Newspaper Project
Discover the stories that formed Wyoming. Browse or search the more than 900,000 newspaper pages converted from microfilm to a digital format. All text is searchable, including news articles, news briefs, obituaries and other items of interest.
Wyoming Places Wiki
Discover the history behind place names in Wyoming.
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Zinio
Digital Magazines- these are full-print, full-color (including advertisements) - exactly like the print magazine, with bonus interactive elements in many magazines.
 
 

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