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.
This website has been developed to focus on Black Freedom, featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Materials support a wide range of students, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.
Brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans. Includes the Black Abolitionist Papers (1830-1865) a collection of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. Also included is History Makers, video recordings of interviews with influential, contemporary African Americans, the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, and material from newspapers, dissertations and journals.
Complete encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster dictionary and Thesaurus, and the Britannica Book of the Year. Additional resources include Gateway to the Classics, World Atlas, and Notable Quotations.
Choose an audience level (children, young adult, or the Reference Center for high school and adult researchers) and then search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and web sites. Switch to Britannica Academic for college level or browse the country comparisons and statistics.
It’s easy to choose an age-appropriate level for conducting research, completing homework assignments, and working on special projects in the library or at home.
Explore learning materials, a dictionary and thesaurus, atlases, timelines, and other features – all at the appropriate grade level. Includes resources for PreK-2 (Fundamentals), PreK-5 (Elementary), Grades 6-8 (Compton’s), and Grades 9-12.
Covering today’s most important issues and controversial subjects. Each weekly issue, written by an experienced journalist, is an in-depth, single-topic report. Reports coverage from 1991 – present.
Curated by the National Security Archive, this collection presents declassified government documents covering U.S policy toward critical world events – including military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present.
Research global political and economic news and analysis with the source used by top leaders and thinkers. The complete digital editions from 1843 through 2015.
This collection provides access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
Discover balanced coverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
Search scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily.
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today’s important social issues.