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.
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.
American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library
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.
Associated Press Collections Online (Gale Primary Sources)
Search the Associated Press Corporate Archive for events, people, and trends from the mid-1800s through the twentieth century.
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben’s Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
Discover the world’s most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Book Connections is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. This online database includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books for youth, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
This resource is made available using ARPA funds through September 30, 2022.
A literacy resource for grades PreK-3 that pairs classic fictional video storybooks with related eBooks. Animation, audio and interactive games are designed to reinforce core reading skills.
Brainfuse offers a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles for students and adult learners.
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.
Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.
Profiling novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, scriptwriters, and other creative writers who are currently active or who died after December 31, 1959. The profiles provide full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text, prefaced by a full citation and annotation and most entries include an author portrait. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.
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.
Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
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 and explore full-text digital versions of eighteenth-century book titles.