Databases & Online Resources
The library offers access to databases and online resources on a wide variety of subjects. Some resources are licensed for use in Wyoming or Campbell County libraries only and require a password if you are not accessing them from within a library. To use these resources from home, provide your library card and PIN when they are requested.
Academic Video Online makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more. Search for award-winning films including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners and access content from PBS, BBC, 60 MINUTES, National Geographic, Annenberg Learner, BroadwayHD™, A+E Networks’ HISTORY® and more. Enhanced video interface available at https://video.alexanderstreet.com/
A collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organized according to each saint’s feast day, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Databases include general interest, biography, business, auto repair, archival sources, literary criticism, research for all ages, and more. Many databases funded by the University of Wyoming.
Search this digital master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for titles of works into one source.
Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.
This database is designed specifically for public libraries and provides a perfect, general interest database to start your research.
This eBook is written by an international roster of more than 300 authors, the Encyclopedia comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective that pays attention to significant international trends and the multicultural expansion of the field, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children’s literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children’s literature in many countries throughout the world. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
A video collection of interviews with celebrities, television crews, and distinguished panels discussing the processes of television production, the impact of media on contemporary society, and more
The largest collection of full text articles available to libraries. ProQuest covers more than 150 subject areas and has full text coverage of the Wall Street Journal and L.A. Times.
Comprehensive coverage of the humanities, arts, and culture including literature, history, religion, philosophy, and fine and performing arts. (30 individual databases)
Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Research the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily.
Browse original scholarly essays on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context.
Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story’s cultural and historical significance. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
Brings together articles on current issues, arts & culture, government information, and more.
Search rare 19th and 20th century archives on topics like the evolving modes of flight, World’s Fairs, trade literature and more. Also includes the full archive of Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine presenting unique and comprehensive insight into history, science, nature, the arts, innovation, technology, and world culture.
Find in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements.