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Databases A to Z

Subject: Open/Free Access databases

Open/Free Access research guide

Open/Free Access titles

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)    UW login not required

    Major agricultural indexing database that is based on the National Agriculture Library collection and includes journal articles, book chapters, books, theses, patents, software, media and technical reports back to 1984. On the NAL platform.

  • Alliance for Historic Wyoming    UW login not required

    The Alliance for Historic Wyoming (AHW) was organized in 2005 to assist people in becoming better advocates for these irreplaceable historic and cultural resources. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Alliance for Historic Wyoming speaks out on behalf of preserving our cultural resources, especially those that are located on public lands.

  • ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing    UW login not required

    The ALTBIB Alternatives to Animal Testing portal provides access to PubMed® and MEDLINE® citations relevant to alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing. Many citations provide access to free full text.

  • American Archive of Public Broadcasting    UW login not required

    The Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting. The Library and WGBH are overseeing the digitization of approximately 40,000 hours of programs selected by more than 100 public broadcasting stations throughout the nation, dating from the 1940s to the 21st century. This collection includes local news and public affairs programs, local history productions that document the heritage of local communities, and programs dealing with education, environmental issues, music, art, literature, dance, poetry, religion, and even filmmaking on a local level.

  • American Memory    UW login not required

    History full-text archive that reproduces print, spoken words, sound recordings, photos, films, prints, maps and sheet music from the Library of Congress collections. On the free American Memory platform. NOTE: Most of the original American Memory collections have been migrated to the Library of Congress Digital Collections site.

  • ArchiveGrid    UW login not required

    Database of records of archival materials held in over 1000 institutions worldwide.

  • ARL SPEC Kits    UW login not required

    Library science eBook database that provides summaries of library practice at member libraries back to 2006. On the ARL platform.

  • Art Images for College Teaching    UW login not required

    Art image database that provides public domain art photographs by Allan T. Kohl for use in higher education. On its own platform.

  • Astronomy Image Explorer (AIE)    UW login not required

    The AIE provides quick and easy access to hundreds of thousands of images, illustrations, graphs, charts, and videos that have been published in peer-reviewed journals and is available free online to scientists and the public alike.

  • BCcampus OpenEd Resources    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • BioMed Central    UW login not required

    BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher with a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals. Journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest and specialist journals.

  • BioSystems    UW login not required

    Genetic reference database that covers biosystems and their component genes, proteins and small molecules. On the NCBI Entrez platform.

  • BlackPast.org    UW login not required

    African American reference database that includes encyclopedia articles, speech transcripts, primary documents and links to other sources for the general public. On its own platform.

  • BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)    UW login not required

    Genetic search service that finds regions of similarity between nucleotide or protein sequences in genes from a number of species. On a NCBI platform.

  • Blouin Art Sales Index    UW login not required

    Offers access to art auction records. Individual subscription required for some features.

  • Bookshelf (NCBI)    UW login not required

    Biomedical eBook platform that provides access to books and documents in life sciences and healthcare. On the NCBI platform.

  • Breeds of Livestock    UW login not required

    Animal science reference database that provides articles that include breed origins, import to America, photos, and characteristics and references. On an Oklahoma State University platform.

  • C. Szwedzicki: The North American Indian Works    UW login not required

    American Indian art reference database that covers six portfolios published between 1929 and 1952. On the University of Cincinnati Libraries Digital Collections platform.

  • Cadastral Survey Program of Wyoming    UW login not required

    Land use website from the Bureau of Land Management that has searchable Plats & Records and Geographic Coordinate databases. On a BLM website.

  • Carlyle Letters Online    UW login not required

    Literature manuscript archive that reproduces letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle from 1812 to 1859. On the Duke University Press platform.

  • Castle Garden Immigration Lists    UW login not required

    Genealogy reference database listing immigration lists from 1855 to 1890 in page images and searchable full-text. On the Castle Garden platform.

  • Cell Image Library    UW login not required

    Molecular biology image archive of freely accessible reviewed and annotated images, videos and animations of cells from a variety of organisms. On the American Society for Cell Biology platform.

  • Charleston Briefings    UW login not required

    A series of short books (12,000 to 20,000 words) on the topic of innovation in the world of libraries and scholarly communication.

  • ChemSpider    UW login not required

    Free chemical structure database providing text and structure search access to over 58 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

  • ClinicalTrials.gov    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database the provides a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. On a NIH platform.

  • Core Historical Literature of Agriculture    UW login not required

    Digital library of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science. Maintained by the Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University.

  • Cornell Open    UW login not required

    Cornell Open is an open access portal for classic out-of-print humanities titles published by Cornell University Press.

  • Crime in Wyoming Reports    UW login not required

    Full-text state crime reports from the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation since 1999. On the WDCI website.

  • C-SPAN Video Library    UW login not required

    The C-SPAN Video Library is one of the most comprehensive video archives of governmental and political content, with over 230,000 hours of programming. The Video Library records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed, making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource.

  • Current Index to Statistics    UW login not required

    Statistics indexing database that covers books, journal articles and conference papers back to 1975. On its own platform.

  • DailyMed    UW login not required

    Database of medication content and FDA label information found in medication package inserts for marketed drugs in the United States. On a NLM platform.

  • Dietary Supplement Label Database    UW login not required

    The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is a joint project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and National Library of Medicine (NLM). The DSLD contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.

  • Digital Miscellanies Index    UW login not required

    The Digital Miscellanies Index provides a searchable record of the contents of more than 1,600 poetic miscellanies published between 1680 and 1800. It features detailed records for these miscellanies, as well as records for the poems and people featured in them.

  • Digital Schomburg    UW login not required

    Information, interpretation, and scholarship on the global black experience. Includes exhibitions, books, articles, photographs, prints, audio and video streams, and selected external links for research in the history and cultures of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora. On the New York Public Library platform.

  • Dimensions (free version)    UW login not required

    Multidisciplinary indexing database with research analytics capabilities. Free version provides access to publications data, with links to full-text of Open Access articles. Use the Open Access facet at the bottom left to limit results to Open Access content. NOTE: UW users also have access to the funding, patent, clinical trials, and policy documents data; off-campus access to these components requires registration with a Wyoweb account: click Login at the top right of the Dimensions screen to sign in.

  • DrugBank    UW login not required

    Bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) data with comprehensive drug target (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway) information.

  • Drugs @ FDA    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database that provides official information of FDE-approved drug products. On the FDA platform.

  • Duke University Digital Collections    UW login not required

    Advertising digital collections that reproduce ads, handouts and other copy. On the Duke University Digital Collections platform.

  • Duolingo    UW login not required

    Online learning system for languages including: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Irish, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hebrew, Esperanto, Vietnamese, Ukranian, Welsh, Greek, Hungarian, Swahili, Romanian, Czech, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Klingon, Indonesian, and English.

  • ECRI Guidelines Trust    UW login not required

    Portal to vetted, evidence-based clinical pratice guideline briefs and scorecards. Free registration required.

  • EDGAR    UW login not required

    Database of information filed by public companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as information provided by mutual funds (including money market funds), exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and variable annuities.

  • Ellis Island    UW login not required

    Genealogy full-text database that allows searching immigrant passenger lists from 1892 to 1924. On the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island website.

  • e-Mouse Atlas    UW login not required

    3-D anatomical atlas of mouse embryo development, including detailed histology. Also includes the e-Mouse Atlas of Gene Expression, a database of mouse gene expression where the gene expression is mapped into the EMA 3-D space and can be queried spatially.

  • Equality State Almanac 2010    UW login not required

    Wyoming full-text statistical source from the Economic Analysis Division of the Department of Administration and Information. Published in 2010. Downloadable in PDF format, which provides the only searching capability. On the EAD website.

  • EqualityCare Newsletters    UW login not required

    Wyoming Medicaid client newsletters from 2003 to 2009. On the ACS platform.

  • EveryCRSReport.com    UW login not required

    Congressional Research Service is Congress’ think tank, and its reports are relied upon by academics, businesses, judges, policy advocates, students, librarians, journalists, and policymakers for accurate and timely analysis of important policy issues. The reports are not classified and do not contain individualized advice to any specific member of Congress. EveryCRSReport.com includes over 8,600 CRS reports.

  • Family Search    UW login not required

    Genealogy reference database from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that allows search of official records, books or family trees. On its own platform.

  • Fedstats    UW login not required

    Reference portal that allows searching federal agencies for statistics and links to those agencies. On its own platform.

  • First Nations Periodical Index    UW login not required

    Canadian Indian indexing database that covers journal, newspaper and magazine articles. On its own platform.

  • Flickr Creative Commons    UW login not required

    Image database of Flickr photos released under creative commons licenses. On its own platform.

  • Forest History Society (FHS) Database    UW login not required

    Forestry indexing database that covers books, journal articles and dissertations back to 1633. On the Forest History Society platform.

  • Forest Inventory and Analysis    UW login not required

    Reports from the U.S. Forest Service on status and trends in forest area and location; in the species, size, and health of trees; in total tree growth, mortality, and removals by harvest; in wood production and utilization rates by various products; and in forest land ownership.

  • Gene    UW login not required

    Genetic reference database that allows searching by free-text, sequence accession numbers, gene names, publications, Gene Ontology terms, chromosomes, or Enzyme Commission numbers. On the NCBI platform.

  • General Land Office Records    UW login not required

    Land records database from the General Land Office (GLO) that provides conveyance records, titles records, and survey plats and field notes back to 1820. On its own platform.

  • Genetics Home Reference    UW login not required

    Genetics reference database that provides consumer health information on genes, genetic conditions, and chromosomes with a handbook, glossary and links to other resources. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • Genome    UW login not required

    Genetic reference database the provides information on human, microbial, plant, organelles and virus genomes. On the NCBI platform.

  • Glassdoor    UW login not required

    A career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.

  • Global Stat    UW login not required

    GlobalStat adopts a ‘beyond GDP’ approach and presents statistical data on economic, environmental, political, social, societal, and cultural performance of nations. It enables the user to develop interlinked views on diverse phenomena, to assess the performance of nation states over time, to gain insight into the many dimensions of policy challenges related to globalisation, to interconnect processes of globalisation and human development, and to be informed about human well-being and the quality of life around the world. Country level data is presented for the 193 UN countries and for the longest period available, starting from 1960. The website allows for multiple visualisations of data. Tables, rankings, bar and line charts offer different graphical representations of the indicators chosen. Filters by period (selection of years) and by groups (selecting countries, continents and/or other entities) are available for targeted in-depth analysis. GlobalStat also includes export functionalities that allow for data, metadata and graphics download.

  • Google Art Project    UW login not required

    Art image database that provides exhibits and individual art reproductions from a number of world museums. On the Google platform.

  • Google Image Search    UW login not required

    Search engine for website images; use only with permission. On the Google platform.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog    UW login not required

    The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications provides an index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies. When available, links are provided to the full-text of these publications. Additionally, the locate libraries feature enables users to find libraries by state or area code that can make print publications available for their use.

  • GreenFILE    UW login not required

    Environmental indexing/full-text database that selectively covers journals, magazines and government documents. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Historical Sea Ice Atlas    UW login not required

    Mapped historical data about sea ice from the oceans surrounding northern Alaska. Allows downloading of source data.

  • History World    UW login not required

    History reference database that provides interactive narratives, timelines and quizzes. On its own platform.

  • HIV inSite, Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions    UW login not required

    Biomedical indexing database that allows searching by antiretroviral drug, interacting drug, or interacting drug class. Also provides an online textbook of HIV disease and research reports on treatment, prevention and policy analysis. On the UCSF Medical Center platform.

  • HMDB Databases List    UW login not required

    Extensive list of freely available information resources for health research, including drug databases, metabolic pathway databases, compound databases, spectral databases, disease & physiology databases, and comprehensive metabolomic databases.

  • Holocaust Encyclopedia    UW login not required

    History reference database from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum that provides summary articles and supporting documents and media. On its own platform.

  • Home Economics Archive - "Hearth" (1850-1950)    UW login not required

    Home economics indexing/full-text database that provides books and journal articles published between 1850 and 1950. On a Cornell University-Mann Library platform.

  • Indianz.com    UW login not required

    American Indian reference database that provides news, summary articles and website links. No searching available; access is through subject categories. On its own platform.

  • International Plant Names Index    UW login not required

    Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes

  • IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] Reports and Data    UW login not required

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's publications including Assessment Reports (published materials composed of the full scientific and technical assessment of climate change, generally in three volumes, one for each of the Working Groups of the IPCC, together with their Summaries for Policymakers, plus a Synthesis Report); Special Reports (an assessment of a specific issue and generally follow the same structure as a volume of an Assessment Report); and Methodology Reports (practical guidelines for the preparation of greenhouse gas inventories).

  • Kansas Memory    UW login not required

    History full-text archive that include digitization projects coordinated by the Kansas State Historical Society. Inspired by the Library of Congress' American Memory archive. On its own platform.

  • Kew Bibliographic Databases    UW login not required

    Interface for searching the major bibliographic databases published by Kew Royal Botanical Gardens: Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature, Economic Botany Bibliographic Database, and Plant Micromorphology Bibliographic Database.

  • Laramie, WY Municipal Code    UW login not required

    Law full-text database provides all of the city code. On the municode platform.

  • Latest Thinking    UW login not required

    Collection of videos providing summaries (abstracts) of research findings in all academic fields, narrated by the original authors.

  • Latino Cultures in the US    UW login not required

    The platform brings more than 2,500 Latino cultural artifacts online and—through immersive storytelling, 360-degree virtual tours, ultra-high-resolution imagery, and visual field trips—offers first-hand knowledge about the Latino experience in America.

  • Library of Congress Digital Collections    UW login not required

    Gateway to over 300 digital collections maintained by the Library Of Congress including documents, photographs, motion pictures, sheet music, sound recordings, and more.

  • Life Photo Archive    UW login not required

    Historic photo database that provides images, many published in Life, going back to the 1860s. On the Google platform.

  • Livertox    UW login not required

    Medical database that provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements. On the NLM platform.

  • Macaulay Library    UW login not required

    Online archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings, with a focus on birdsong. Maintained by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

  • Materials Project    UW login not required

    Database of computed information on known and predicted materials. Requires free login.

  • MatWeb    UW login not required

    Searchable database of material properties, including data sheets of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.

  • MEDLINEplus    UW login not required

    Consumer health indexing/full-text database that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness in text, videos and links to respected websites. On the National Library of Medicine platform.

  • MERLOT II    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Montana History Compass    UW login not required

    History reference database that access guides and website links to various projects under the general auspices of the Montana Historical Society. On its own platform.

  • Montana Memory Project    UW login not required

    History full-text archives of various Montana digitization projects. Patterned after the Library of Congress's American Memory. On its own platform.

  • Morguefile    UW login not required

    Art image archive with free and copyrighted content. On its own platform.

  • Mountain Scholar - University of Wyoming Community    UW login not required

    Open Access repository of scholarly and creative works authored by UW faculty, students, and staff. Part of the regional Mountain Scholar repository serving institutions in the Front Range region of Colorado and Wyoming.

  • Mountain West Digital Library    UW login not required

    History full-text archives that includes digitization efforts in Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Hawaii. On its own platform.

  • National Agricultural Library Digital Collections    UW login not required

    Interface for searching and browsing the digital collections of the National Agricultural Library, including the full text of peer-reviewed articles by US Department of Agriculture authors. Other collections include: Fruit and Vegetable Market News Collection; Historical Gypsy Moth Publications Collection; Organic Roots Collection; Plant Inventory, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Reports of Bean Improvement Cooperative and National Dry Bean Council Research Conference; Rural Development Publications Collection; USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection; World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) Collection.

  • National Geologic Map Database    UW login not required

    Geology indexing/full-text database that provides maps, images and data from the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating agencies. Much of the recent content may be downloaded. On its own platform.

  • National Guideline Clearinghouse    UW login not required

    Biomedical reference database that provides evidence-based practice guidelines. On the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality platform.

  • National Indian Law Library    UW login not required

    American Indian law blog from the National Indian Law Library that covers current events in federal and tribal law. On its own platform.

  • National Map, The    UW login not required

    Database of maps and geographic information, including orthoimagery (aerial photographs), elevation, geographic names, hydrography, boundaries, transportation, structures, and land cover. On a US Geological Survey (USGS) platform.

  • NatureServe Explorer    UW login not required

    Reference source of information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada.

  • NCBI Cross-Database Search    UW login not required

    Biomedical searching platform that covers NCBI indexing, full-text and genetic reference databases.

  • NIST Chemistry WebBook    UW login not required

    Database of thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.

  • NLM Images from the History of Medicine    UW login not required

    Medicine image database drawn from the National Library of Medicine' historical collections. Care should be exercised in using the images because NLM does not own their copyright. On a NLM platform.

  • Nucleotide (includes GenBank)    UW login not required

    Genetic reference database that provides DNA sequences from other databases, including GenBank and RefSeq. On the NCBI platform.

  • NYPL Digital Gallery    UW login not required

    Searchable database of NY Public Library images including photographs, maps, posters, and manuscripts. On the NYPL platform.

  • OER Commons    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Online Archive of the Japanese American Relocation during World War II    UW login not required

    History full-text archive from Occidental College Library of government documents magazine articles, newspaper clippings, community, civil liberty and church publications about Japanese-American relocation from 1941 to 1946. On an Occidental College platform.

  • Open Music Library    UW login not required

    Index of digital resources for the study of music. Note: Some of the material indexed is not freely available.

  • Open Textbook Library    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost.

  • OpenStax    UW login not required

    Collection of peer-reviewed OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Orange Book (FDA)    UW login not required

    Pharmacy reference database that provides approved drugs with therapeutic equivalence evaluation. On the FDA platform.

  • OurEnergyPolicy.org    UW login not required

    Database aggregating and indexing publicly available reports, white papers, studies, journal articles, and other materials aboutenergy policy. Topics include: Biofuels, Climate Change, Coal, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, Hydropower, Legislation, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Regulation, Solar, Technology, Wind and more.

  • Past Masters Commons   

    Collection of texts including the complete works of Chekhov, Machiavelli, Montaigne, Montesquieu, Francisco Suárez, Vico, and Chauncey Wright, as well as works of Chinese and Presocratic philosophy, the Enneads of Plotinus, and Lombardus' Sententiarum Libri IV. On the Intelex platform.

  • PathoPic    UW login not required

    PathoPic is a freely available online database of pathology images designed both to support medical education and to provide public health information. Searchable by Topo Group, Topography, Diagnostic Group, Stain, ImmunoStain, Magnification, Series, Image Type, and Sex.

  • Pathway Commons    UW login not required

    Mathematical biology reference database that provides biological pathway information collected from public pathway databases. On its own platform.

  • Pillbox    UW login not required

    Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images.

  • PLANTS database (USDA)    UW login not required

    Database providing standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

  • PreservationDirectory.com    UW login not required

    Historic preservation directory database that list North American historic societies, historic museums, state historic preservation offices, downtown and main street societies, historic buildings for sale, information on grants, job listings, restoration professionals and historic buildings. On its own platform.

  • Proceedings (Abstracts) of ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Annual Meetings    UW login not required

    Abstracts of conference sessions from American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meetings. Abstracts from 2010 on are searchable; to browse abstracts from 2005-2009, visit https://www.acsmeetings.org/meetings, and scroll down to the links in the "Past Meetings" section.

  • Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913    UW login not required

    Legal indexing/full-text databases that provides information on London's Central Criminal Court trials from 1674 to 1913. On the HRI Online platform.

  • Protein    UW login not required

    Genetic reference databases that presents protein sequences from a variety of other sources. On the NCBI platform.

  • PubAg    UW login not required

    National Agricultural Library's search engine covering research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. Covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.

  • PubChem    UW login not required

    Chemical database which provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases. Search by BioAssay, Compound, Substance, or use the basic search box, which searches all three simultaneously. On the NLM platform.

  • Public Health Image Library (CDC)    UW login not required

    Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Public Health Image Library offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. Public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public may use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.

  • Public Library of Law (PLOL)    UW login not required

    Searchable law database that includes U.S. laws, codes, regulations and court cases at the state and federal level. On a Fastcase platform.

  • PubMed    UW login not required

    Medical indexing/full-text database that provides public access to MEDLINE (see separately) and full-text on PubMed Central and other publisher websites. On the NCBI platform.

  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset    UW login not required

    Subset of the PubMed database containing citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

  • RAND Reports    UW login not required

    RAND reports offer research and analysis on issues at the top of the national and international policy agendas. The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.

  • ROAD - Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources    UW login not required

    Directory of Open Access scholarly resources identified by an ISSN : journals, monographic series, conference proceedings and academic repositories. A subset of the ISSN Register.

  • Scitech Connect (OSTI - includes Energy Citations Database)    UW login not required

    Repository of technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data funded by the U.S. Department of Energy from the 1940s to today. Consolidates the contents of OSTI's Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database.

  • Shoshoni Language Project    UW login not required

    Website providing links to Shoshone language learning resources, compiled by the Shoshoni Language Project at the University of Utah.

  • Smithsonian Open Access    UW login not required

    Collection of public domain images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo, freely available for downloading, sharing, transformation, and reuse.

  • SocioSite    UW login not required

    Sociology web guide that provides links to journals, data archives, directories, etc. On its own website.

  • Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (SDBS)    UW login not required

    Database of organic compounds spectra, including six spectrum types: electron impact Mass spectrum (EI-MS), Fourier transform infrared spectrum (FT-IR), 1H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrum, 13C NMR spectrum, laser Raman spectrum, and electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrum. Maintained by the Japanese National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy    UW login not required

    Philosophy encyclopedia database that provides summary articles that are routinely updated. On a Stanford University platform.

  • Structural Biology Knowledgebase    UW login not required

    Genetics reference database providing current developments from the Protein Structure Initiative and Nature. On a Nature platform.

  • The Lens    UW login not required

    Database of global patent documents.

  • Treaty of Fort Laramie with Sioux, etc., 1851    UW login not required

    The Treaty of Fort Laramie with Sioux, etc., 1851 was an important transaction formed by the federal government with a number of prominent American Indian tribes of the Great Plains. Its creation and provisions were a demonstration of the growing need for less animosity among the tribes themselves, in part to yield increased security for an ever-growing flow of settlers into the western United States who traversed in the process the tribes' historical lands. However, over the years, a true version of the final transaction — reflecting intervention by the Senate after the original signing — has never been published. A proposed correct text is presented here.

  • Treesearch    UW login not required

    Full-text database of publications by Research and Development scientists in the US Forest Service, including papers appearing in journals, conference proceedings, or books.

  • TRID [Transportation Research Information Database]    UW login not required

    Transportation research database which combines TRIS (Transportation Research Information Services Database) and ITRD (International Transport Research Documentation Database). On the TRB platform.

  • TRIP Database for Evidence Based Medicine    UW login not required

    Biomedical indexing/full-text database for finding research evidence (journal articles, images, media, consumer health pamphlets, courses and news--much in full-text) for clinical practice. On its own platform.

  • U.S. Government Documents: UW Libraries Guide    UW login not required

    Government document web guide to the UW depository collection of U.S. documents. Increasingly government agencies are publishing these titles online. On a UW platform.

  • Union Pacific: History and Photos    UW login not required

    Historical website that presents historic pages, historic photos, maps and other sources. On the UP website.

  • USGen Web Project    UW login not required

    Genealogy web guide to sources freely available on the Web; organized by state and county. On its own website.

  • USGS Publications Warehouse    UW login not required

    Geology indexing/full-text database that covers USGS publications back to 1880. On a USGS platform.

  • Virtual Cell Animation Collection    UW login not required

    Collection of animations illustrating molecular processes, cellular processes, and cellular energy conversion. Part of North Dakota State University's Molecular and Cellular Biology Education Project.

  • Virtual Human Embryo    UW login not required

    Online atlas of human embryology, presenting all 23 Carnegie Stages of development during the 8-week embryonic period.

  • VIVO (USDA)    UW login not required

    Database of research being conducted by US Department of Agriculture scientists.

  • Wikimedia Commons    UW login not required

    Multimedia repository of images, audio and video that is freely usable. On its own platform.

  • Wilderness Connect    UW login not required

    Comprehensive, inter-agency database of information about all U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service and National Park Service wilderness areas.

  • World Bank Gender Data Portal    UW login not required

    Source for the up-to-date sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics covering demography, education, health, access to economic opportunities, public life and decision-making, and agency.

  • World Factbook (CIA)    UW login not required

    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Also includes: maps of the major world regions, flags of the world, a physical map of the world, a political map of the world, a world oceans map, and a standard time zones of the world map.

  • Wyoming - Just the Facts!    UW login not required

    Statistical webpage providing general, population, geography, economic, crime, education, health, housing, and governmental facts. On the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division website.

  • Wyoming Economic Analysis Division    UW login not required

    Website for the State of Wyoming's Economic Analysis Division. It contains reports and data related to revenue, cost of living, economic summaries and indicators, and population estimates, as well as Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG) forecasts.

  • Wyoming Geospatial Hub    UW login not required

    Geographic information systems database to provide Wyoming spatial data. On a WyGISC platform.

  • Wyoming Inventors Database    UW login not required

    Technology indexing database that covers United States patents issued to Wyoming inventors back to 1867. On a Wyoming State Library platform.

  • Wyoming Libraries Directory    UW login not required

    Library directory database covering all libraries in the state and their staff. On the State Library platform.

  • Wyoming Migration Initiative    UW login not required

    Website of the Wyoming Migration Initiative project, including the "Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming's Ungulates" and a map-based Migration Viewer.

  • Wyoming Newspapers    UW login not required

    Historic digital archive of Wyoming newspapers from their beginnings to 1922. On its own platform.

  • Wyoming PBS    UW login not required

    Streaming video collection of television shows produced by Wyoming PBS and others, including Wyoming Chronicle, Today's Wild West, Main Street Wyoming, Farm to Fork Wyoming, Wyoming Capital Outlook, Wyoming Arts and Culture, Wyoming History, Wyoming News and Public Affairs, Wyoming Perspectives, and various documentaries and specials.

  • Wyoming Place Names Wiki    UW login not required

    Geographic place names database that provide GIS locations and maps, source information of names, and other information. On a Wyoming State Library platform.

  • Wyoming Union List of Periodicals    UW login not required

    Library indexing database that indicates what libraries own what print periodicals. On a Wyoming State Library platform.


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