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The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Basic online guide to writing a variety of papers, grammar, puncuation, etc.
Water Resources Data System
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(WRDS) Wyoming hydrological and climatological data plus a water resources library.
Wayback Machine (Internet Archive)
Website
Browse through over 240 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. See how a website looked at a specific time and how it may have evolved. A useful tool to determine who owns a particular website.
Weather Maps from NOAA, 1871 - 2003
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Daily Weather Maps Project: Historical daily weather maps from 1871 through 2003.
Weather Maps from NOAA, 2003 - present
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Daily Weather Maps Project: Historical and current daily weather maps from 2003 to the present.
Western Regional Climate Center
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Historical summaries (such as Powell), climate prediction, snotel, weather projects, education and travel.
Western Waters Digital Library
Website
WWDL provides free public access to digital collections of significant primary and secondary resources on water in the western United States. These collections have been made available by research libraries belonging to the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and other academic library partners.
WhatIs.com: a technology dictionary
Dictionaries / Thesauri
A technology dictionary dealing with IT, networking, security, applications, computer science & more.
Who's Alive and Who's Dead
Biographies
Best source on the internet for finding out which of the noted personalities of our time are still with us.
Whois... (Network Solution)
Directories / Phone Books Website
Find who owns a website address. When you register a domain name, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires your domain name registrar to submit your personal contact information to the WHOIS database. Once your listing appears in this online directory, it is publicly available to anyone who chooses to check domain names using the WHOIS search tool.
WHOis.net
Directories / Phone Books Website
Find who owns a website domain name. Search by name or IP address. Find out what names are available.
Wikipedia
Encyclopedia Information Website
Free encyclopedia written by everyone. Be Aware: content may not be authoritative or correct. Use with discretion.
William Strunk's Elements of Style
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
This ebook provides the principal requirements of plain English style in writing and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.
Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Tools
WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
WordNet
Dictionaries / Thesauri
A lexical database for English that provides a network of meaningfully related words and concepts. Similar to a thesaurus, WordNet's structure makes it a useful tool for computational linguistics and natural language processing.
World Factbook
Articles Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
From the CIA, provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
World Health Organization
Articles Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
World of Scientific Biography by Eric Weisstein (& World of Science Encyclopedia)
Biographies Encyclopedia Information
Contains author compiled encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics.
WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Tools
Library catalog of books, audiovisual materials, music scores and recordings, government publications, etc. from around the world. No journal articles. Find an item you wish to check out? Contact NWC Library & we will get the item for you via Interlibrary Loan.
WYLDCat App - BookMyne
Mobile Tools
BookMyne™ helps you locate items from your local library, place holds, save lists of materials, check your library account, and view recommended reading using your Apple or Android device.
Wyoming Author's Wiki
Website
Wyoming Authors Wiki contributors can add information about Wyoming books and authors, or make corrections to existing information. Contributors are writers who have either lived in Wyoming or write about Wyoming and who have at least one book published. Users may browse & discuss by author, county, genre and find other useful links.
Wyoming Biography Database
Biographies
Index to books that contain biographical profiles of Wyoming people; currently 7,317 entries from 27 books.
Wyoming Climate Atlas
E-Book Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
This e-book, written by Jan Curtis & Kate Grimes, is part of the Water Resources Data System produced by the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming Department of Agriculture
Website
The Wyoming Department of Agriculture assists the citizens of Wyoming to live safe and healthy lives, promote and preserve our agricultural community, be responsible stewards of our natural resources, and achieve integrity in the marketplace.
Wyoming Economic & Demographic Statistics
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provided by the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming Economic Analysis Division (Also Labor & Population)
Statistics / Weights / Measures
This Division includes Wyoming demographic information, economic data, cost of living information, population estimates, special reports and State revenue information. Also includes national population comnparisons.
Wyoming Game & Fish Dept. - Wildlife & Habitat Information
Website
The Wyoming G&F portal to their Wildlife & Habitat information, reports, and projects. You can search by wildlife species and habitat issues: grazing, energy development, etc. Also find hunting and legal information through this access link as well as geospatial data.
Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
An interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wyoming focused on the development of geospatial information and technologies and their applications in science, education, government and business. Wyoming GeoData is available for download.
Wyoming History
Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures
Military, cultural, and transportation history portal as well as other historical facts and statistics.
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Directories / Phone Books Encyclopedia Information Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
WIND is part of the University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences. Major functions include preparing university students to help persons with disabilities live and work in more inclusive communities and providing current information about the broad area of disabilities, particularly in the area of developmental disabilities, to Wyoming residents and professionals.
Wyoming Inventors Database
Directories / Phone Books Government
Indexes United States patents in which one or more of the inventors were from Wyoming.
Wyoming Job Network
Directories / Phone Books Website
Need a job? Need an employee? Need Wyoming labor market information? Look here.
Wyoming Legal Resources
Government Website
Includes Wyoming municipal codes. From the Wyoming State Law Library.
Wyoming Natural Diversity Database
Encyclopedia Information Website
From the University of Wyoming, WYNDD offers the most complete source of data for species and vegetation communities of conservation concern in Wyoming.
Wyoming Newspaper Project - historical newspapers
Newspaper
Historical Wyoming newspapers, searchable by city or county and by keyword or year and issue.
Wyoming State Constitution
Website
From the Wyoming Legislative Service Office. Also find the State statutes here.
Wyoming State Geological Survey
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes online maps, data, GIS data, historical overviews, ongoing projects & more.
Wyoming State Law Library
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Source of legal information for the Wyoming Judicial System, with particular emphasis on insuring the supply of current and relevant materials to the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Wyoming State Legislature
Website
The online home of the Wyoming Legislature.
Wyoming State Library
Articles Government Website
The Wyoming State Library serves Wyomingites, site visitors, librarians, state employees & public policy researchers. Online journal and book databases can be directly accessed using any Wyoming public or academic library card. Contact NWC library if you have questions or to obtain a library card.
Wyoming State Website
Government Website
Portal access to the State of Wyoming government
Wyoming Statutes - Online
Government
Need information about Wyoming laws? Look here. Hinckley Library has the full Wyoming Statutes Annotated in paper book form at the library.
Wyoming Supreme Court Cases Database
Government
Search Wyoming, Oklahoma, Federal and other legal materials by case or cases by judge.
Wyoming Union List of Periodicals (WULP)
Directories / Phone Books
What specific magazine/journal titles do Wyoming libraries own (including Hinckley Library? Search by title or library.
Wyoming: Big Horn County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Lovell, Greybull, & Basin.
Wyoming: City of Cody Municipal Code
Website
Includes other information about the City of Cody.
Wyoming: City of Lovell Municipal Code
Website
Find other Lovell, WY information on the Town of Lovell website.
Wyoming: City of Powell Municipal Code
Website
Find additional information about Powell & city gorvernment from this website.
Wyoming: Park County Government
Website
Includes Powell, Cody, & Meeteetse.
Wyoming: Washakie County Government
Website
Includes the towns of Worland & Tensleep.
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