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WyomingLibraryDatabases

Database resources provided by the State of Wyoming. 

* Many resources on GoWYLD can be set to display in other languages in the user language preferences.

3M Cloud Free eBooks from WYLD
Biography in Context Search for people - both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor
BookFlix (at school) (at home)  
Books and Authors  
Britannica Schools Complete encyclopedia, a dictionary, and the Britannica Book of the Year
Chilton Library Automotive Repair Information for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) People
Congress.gov  
CQ Researcher

Provides original, authoritative reports on newsworthy social and political issues. It is renowned for its objectivity and depth of coverage.

Culturegrams Perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people 
EBSCOhost Academic, general interest, business and health magazines with many full text articles. Includes two full-text Spanish language databases 
eLibrary

Connecting educators and students to the best online resources using videos, timelines, journals, pictures, newspapers, and websites

Explora

EBSCO's all new research portals designed for researchers in grades 6-12 

Gale Literary Sources  New interface featuring LitFinder, Scribners, Twaynes, and Literature Resource Center 
Gale Primary Sources  Search multiple Gale Digital archival and reference collections at the same time
General OneFile Millions of full-text articles in a one-stop source for information on a wide range of topics.
Global Issues in Context  
History Makers 

An archive of filmed oral history interviews of 20th century African Americans who have shaped modern history.

History Reference Center Full text database designed for secondary schools. Material from journals, books, as well as historical photographs and video
History Study Center Primary and secondary sources covering ancient to modern times
Journey Back in Time Historical US Newspapers 
jSTOR Scholarly Journal articles
Learning Express Library Practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students succeed on the academic tests
LitFinder LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays
MackinVIA Fiction and nonfiction EBooks!  Password required (ask your librarian)
Mango Languages Online language-learning system including Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and Russian. Also has an ESL component
MAS Ultra-School Edition  This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Supporting material includes reference books , image collections, maps & flags.
National Geographic Virtual Library The complete archive of National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue from 1888 to the present
New York Times Digital Subscription Features, columns, essays and photography from The New York Times Magazine
NewsVault Historical newspaper archives


Noodletools can be accessed through your TCSD Google Drive. Click on the 9-square
and scroll down to find the Noodletools app. 

Online citation generator for MLA 8
Novelist Plus If you've ever wondered "What do I read next?", or tried to find another book by your favorite author... now includes non-fiction
OneClick Digital Audiobooks

NEW from WYLD

  • Check out up to 15 audiobooks at a time
  • Audiobooks are "checked out" for 21 days and can be renewed at any time
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Viewpoint articles and other materials
Proquest Central K-12 ProQuest Central
The largest collection of full text articles available to libraries
ProQuest Newspapers The largest collection of full text articles available to libraries. Proquest Newspapers covers more than 150 subject areas and Proquest Historical Newspapers.
Proquest Learning: Literature A literature database specifically for K-12 students. Find authors, criticism, study guides, multimedia
ProQuest Literature Online 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 358 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources
Read Naturally Live!  
Science in Context Topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations
SIRS Knowledge Source Brings together articles on current issues, arts & culture, government information, and more.
Smithsonian Collections Online Full-text Smithsonian and Air & Space magazines
SoundzAbound Copyright-Friendly Music and Sound Effects
Student Resources in Context Newspapers, magazines, books, encyclopedias, radio and TV news transcripts, and more

TEDtalks

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talksand performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talkof their lives in 18 minutes (or less). 

U.S History in Context

U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present
World Book Online Easy access to encyclopedia articles and multimedia content.
World History in Context From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history
Zinio Discover digital magazines provided free by the Wyoming State Library. Great to use with your iPad or computer