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.
Profiles and full-text sketches providing both biographical detail and illuminating narratives chronicling the lives of Black Americans.
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.
Ancestry Library – Home use available until December 31, 2021
Databases and primary source material to support genealogical research. Ancestry has temporarily lifted restrictions on home use through December 31, 2021.
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.
Gain access to rare primary source documents with these topically focused digital collections. Supports academic research.
Discover the world’s most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
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.
Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
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.
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.
An essential collection for 18th century studies featuring over 180,000 titles from a variety of materials – books, directories, bibles, sheet music, and advertisements.
Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.