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Research databases appropriate for middle school and high school.
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See also: Guides.gowyld.net for science, history, primary sources, Countries and Cultures.

Skills Improvement

  • Skills Improvement--Learning Express Library
    Math, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Logic & Reasoning practice tests, tutorials and ebooks. For Middle School and High School.
  • Mango Languages
    Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication using fun and engaging interactive lessons.

Webinars and Tutorials-Wyoming State Library

Tutorials

  • Wyoming History Day 2016  Icon
    We use the 2016 Wyoming History Day theme -- Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History -- to explore some of our GoWYLD.net databases. In this webinar we look at several of the In Context databases (Science, Biography, World History), History Study Center, ProQuest Newspapers, and ProQuest Learning: Literature. See Research Guide: http://guides.gowyld.net/HistoryDay2016
  • Science Sources in GoWYLD.net  Icon
    From geology to gene therapy; astronomy to animals; Fibonacci to Feynman, you will find it in one of the many databases in GoWYLD.net. We will explore sources for kids and adults.
  • Shakespeare in GoWYLD.net  Icon
    We will explore the many resources in GoWYLD.net that focus on Shakespeare's life and works. (LION, ProQuest Learning: Literature, and Britannica, and others, with incredible content such as Poets Onscreen, Shakespeare Audio Plays and Study Guides.)
  • Poetry Resources in GoWYLD.net  Icon
    Literature Online (including Poets Onscreen) and ProQuest Learning: Literature. Also, Chadwyk-Healey Literature Collections, Novelist Plus, and Britannica.
  • Countries and Cultures  Icon
    Curious about different Cultures and Countries? Check out a few of the GoWYLD.net resources to explore countries and cultures. We will look at Culturegrams, Mango Languages, Research In Context, Kid InfoBits and Britannica Library.
  • CultureGrams
    Want to know more about the world's newest country? Need to find out more about a country in the news? Do you have students that are studying a country? Come and check out CultureGrams. You'll find editions for kids (country, state, province) and an edition for adults. Up to date cultural information, including country data, customs and lifestyle, recipes, photos and government.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library  Icon
    Explore this wonderful addition to our GoWYLD.net databases. The Virtual Library includes the complete archive of National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue from 1888 to the present - along with a searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. Now includes National Geographic Kids.
  • Smithsonian Collections Online  Icon
    Browse magazines, search topics, explore collections. Smithsonian Collections Online include Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine, plus, two collections: World's Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow and Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry.
  • Britannica Library  Icon
    Three sites in one: Children, Young Adults and Reference Center.
  • History Study Center  Icon
    This resource contains a collection of digitized primary and secondary sources. It is suitable for a wide range of users, from high school students to researchers, and is great for quick and reliable facts on a historical topic, as well as, hard-to-find primary source texts. You’ll find reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images and video clips covering ancient times to present. There are also Study Units covering 500 historical topics.(
  • World Conflict  Icon
    There is so much going on in our world. Let’s take a look at some of our GoWYLD databases that will help us have a better understanding on what, why, where. We will explore SIRS Issues Researcher, History Study Center, Global Issues In Context, and more. Find background information, study guides, images and video, chronology and cultural information. Resources for adults and kids.
    note: SIRS Issues Researcher is no longer available)
  • ProQuest Learning: Literature  Icon
    Are you struggling with Kafka? Want to know more about Catcher in the Rye? Interested in hearing Robert Bly read his poetry? Come check out ProQuest Learning: Literature. A great source for finding authors, criticism, study guides, multimedia and more. It is designed for K-12 students, but most everyone will find it useful.
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition  Icon
    eLibrary Curriculum is a great place to to explore, whether you are in a school or public library. Look here for world events, literature, history, sciences, and more. You will find full-text magazine and newspaper articles, radio and tv transcripts, maps, government publications, photos and video. From eLibrary Curriculum Edition you can access History Study Center and ProQuest Learning: Literature.
  • Biography Resources in GoWYLD.net  Icon
    We will look at Biography In Context and Britannica, and then move on to some history and literature databases

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