Category Archives: Database of the Month

Featured in GoWYLD: Intellectual Property Law



Let’s face it. Intellectual property law can be confusing, even overwhelming. That’s why we’ve put together helpful guides to basic information about patent, trademark, and copyright law.

Learn more and find resources to promote intellectual property resources to your patrons.

Libraries should have received their mini-marketing kit by email for this month’s feature. If you would like to be either added to or removed from our monthly email list for the mini-marketing kits, contact Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915.

Upcoming Webinar: Back to School With Gale in Context



Join Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh from 11:15 a.m. to noon on Thursday, September 26, for “Back to School,” a free webinar looking at the Gale in Context Middle School and High School databases. Gale has introduced a new platform and some title changes she’ll go over. Let’s get those students back into research!

Register for this free webinar to attend We’ll also add it to our webinars index page afterward.

Featured in GoWYLD: Gale Resources for Back-to-School



It’s back-to-school time again and we’re sharing some links to resources from Gale that teachers and students will find helpful.

Learn more and find resources to promote the Gale databases to your patrons.

Libraries should have received their mini-marketing kit by email to promote this resource to patrons. If you would like to be either added to or removed from our monthly email list for the mini-marketing kits, contact Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915.

Upcoming Webinar: Science in Context



To wrap up our Summer of Space and to kick off the school year, join Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh on Thursday, August 22, at 11:15 a.m. MDT for her webinar, “Summer of Space/Science in Context.” This tutorial will focus on Science In Context and will also be an opportunity to also take a look at the Gale In Context platform changes.

Register for this free webinar to attend We’ll also add it to our webinars index page afterward.

Featured in GoWYLD: Science in Context



We’ve been to the moon, now let’s go to Mars! Check out Science in Context in GoWYLD.net to find articles, website links, headlines, and videos on this and hundreds more of today’s most significant science topics. Whether it’s Mars, the moons of Saturn, or why robots might be tomorrow’s space explorers, you can find it in Science in Context.

Learn more and find resources to promote Science in Context to your patrons.

Libraries should have received their mini-marketing kit by email to promote this resource to patrons. If you would like to be either added to or removed from our monthly email list for the mini-marketing kits, contact Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915.

Featured This Month: NASA Videos



It’s 50 years ago this month that the American space program put men on the moon. Relive this amazing feat of technology through these great NASA videos. And it’s easy to tie this historic event to our summer reading campaign of Reading Under the Stars!

Learn more and watch the videos.

Libraries should have received their mini-marketing kit by email to promote this resource to patrons. If you would like to be either added to or removed from our monthly email list for the mini-marketing kits, contact Susan Mark at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915.

Archived Webinar: Summer of Space



Summer of Space
June 2019; 19 minutes

Our latest archived webinar explores resources from Gale, Novelist, NASA, StarNet , and PBS Books to support your summer reading programming. Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian takes you on a tour of vendor-produced content from Gale and EBSCO, along with resources from organizations such as NASA and PBS that have created sites and sources for 2019’s Summer of Space.

Upcoming Webinar: Summer Under the Stars



Join Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian Chris Van Burgh on Thursday, June 6, at 11:15 a.m. MDT for “Summer Under the Stars,” a webinar on resources from Gale, Novelist, NASA, StarNet , and PBS Books to support your summer reading programming.

Register for this free webinar to attend We’ll also add it to our webinars index page afterward.

In this database tutorial, explore vendor-produced content from Gale and EBSCO, along with resources from organizations such as NASA and PBS that have created sites and sources for 2019’s Summer of Space.