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.
These marriage records are available in the Campbell County Clerk’s office at the Campbell County Courthouse, 500 South Gillette Avenue, Gillette, WY. For a copy of these marriage records, copy the name, page and volume number and go to the Clerk’s office or call 307 682-7285. This information has been provided as a courtesy of the Campbell County Genealogical Society and the Campbell County Public Library Reference Staff.
Access free DMV permit practice tests. Includes Wyoming specific car, motorcycle, and CDL tests. Browse FAQs, download manuals, and use the exam simulator to get ready for your exam.
The Fox Funeral Home was the first funeral home opened in Gillette, WY opening in 1907. These records span the years 1907-1947. Each entry in this index is taken directly from the digitized image of the funeral record and has a CD number that corresponds to the image. You may request a copy of an image by calling the Reference Department at 307-687-0115. Access to these funeral records were generously provided by the Campbell County Cemetery District.
Recommended genealogy resources, tutorials and guides.
The library retains microfilm of various Campbell County newspapers from 1892 to the present. The reference department staff has indexed these newspapers with a specific focus on genealogical information including announcements of births, marriages, divorces and obituaries. Also indexed are major News-Record articles from 1988-2001 which can be searched by the Reference staff upon request. The news indexing was stopped after the establishment of the Gillette News-Record web site in December 2001, which features its own searchable archive.
UW American Heritage Center holds over 90,000 cubic feet of historic documents and artifacts in more than 3500 collections—placing the AHC among the largest non-governmental archives in the nation. The AHC also serves as the primary archives for the University of Wyoming.
WyoDigital is the University of Wyoming Libraries’ home for digitized materials. Our collections include digitized materials from Emmitt D. Chisum Special Collections, libraries’ general collections, and collections from other collaborating partners. Examples incude historic maps, books, photographs, audio-visual materials, UWyo yearbooks, manuscripts, ephemera, etc.
A free online library of cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world, for historical and genealogy research.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state Agency focused on delivering comprehensive and effective services that build a workforce to meet the changing demands of Wyoming’s diverse businesses, citizens and economy.
This database includes all United States patents issued to inventors within the present-day boundaries of Wyoming. The first patent was issued in 1867 in Fort Bridger, Utah Territory. Fort Bridger is currently located in Uinta County, Wyoming.
This library of legislative materials contains journals, or digests of the journals, from the first territorial legislature that convened in 1869 to the present. It also contains digitized bills from 1873 to 2000, and a record of actions on introduced bills (bill actions) from 1957-2000.
View and track legislation, watch live and view session and meeting schedules of the current legislative session. You can also find information on contacting your Representative or Senator.
Discover the stories that formed Wyoming. Browse or search the more than 900,000 newspaper pages converted from microfilm to a digital format. All text is searchable, including news articles, news briefs, obituaries and other items of interest
The Wyoming State Library is a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). Library staff can assist with general questions and provide assistance and instruction in the use of patent and trademark resources. As the only PTRC in Wyoming, the Library provides free access to patent and trademark resources in various formats.
Search for print holdings for serials (magazines, periodicals, & journals) in WYLD libraries. Link to the ‘Journals A to Z’ service to find online sources for full text articles.
Wyoming Places allows users to discover information about the origin of the name of a place, a brief history of that place and stories about it. This project uses original sources as well as published sources in the public domain. Places with a latitude and longitude will appear on the Wyoming map.
The State Archives collects, manages, and preserves Wyoming state public records that have long term administrative, legal, and historical value. These records document the history of our state and the activities of Wyoming’s government offices. The Archives also collects non-government records that contribute to an understanding of the state’s history.
This digital library contains publications produced by Wyoming governmental agencies, and Federal Publications concerning the State of Wyoming from 1912 to the present.
Access the codified laws of Wyoming, provided by the Wyoming Legislative Service Office. Includes Wyoming Annotated Statutes.
The Wyoming Legislative Service Office provides access to the codified laws of Wyoming for non-commercial use under contractual arrangement with LexisNexis. The database is updated quarterly.