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 digital archive documents the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, providing digital access to a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
Search portal for all six ABC-Clio websites covering American Government, American History, United States Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, and World History: Modern Era. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
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.
A genealogy resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.
From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
This unique collection of documents brings to life American History from the times of the earliest settlers until the end of World War II. The collections feature over 60,000 primary source documents, including correspondence, diaries, government documents, books, newspapers, photographs, maps, and more.
Manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from early contact with European settlers to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century.
Database of historic pressings and contemporary periodicals of Indigenous print journalism from the US and Canada.
This historic full-text archive reproduces selected manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed materials from the Everett D. Graff collection at the Newberry Library.
Databases and primary source material to support genealogical research. This paid subscription resource is available in the library only.
A year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. This classic reference work provides historians and students with information on the major and minor events of the past 250+ years, with historical context and perspective and a mass of biographical information.
Archives Unbound (Gale Primary Sources)
Gain access to rare primary source documents with these topically focused digital collections. Supports academic research.
Discover information on the world’s most influential people. This resource merges reference content with periodicals and multimedia. Users can browse or search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword.
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.
A comprehensive and dynamic source for discovering nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives.
Access a wide array of multidisciplinary content by searching scholarly journals, newspapers, periodicals, images, and videos.
Culturegrams provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people.
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.
Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.