Category Archives: Database of the Month

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.

Summer Reading Under the Stars



It’s the season for summer reading and our theme in 2019 is Reading Under the Stars! Let’s break out resources from Gale, NASA, Starnet, PBS, and others to get kids reading under the stars — or at least under a blanket with a flashlight!

Learn more.

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: Wyoming Inventors Database



Join Karen Kitchens, Wyoming State Library State Publications Librarian, for a look at the updated Wyoming Inventors Database in a webinar on Wednesday, May 15 from 10-11 a.m. MDT. Learn search tips for this database which includes all United States patents issued to inventors within the present-day boundaries of Wyoming.

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

Featured in GoWYLD: Wyoming Inventors



May is National Inventors Month, a month-long celebration that honors the spirit of invention and creativity. The WSL points you to our own homegrown database, Wyoming Inventors. Check out this terrific resource and learn about Wyoming inventions and the men and women who created them.

Learn more.

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: Find Family in Wyoming Newspapers



Join Chris Van Burgh for “Find Family in Wyoming Newspapers” on Tuesday, March 19 from 11:15 a.m. to noon MDT. This webinar explores Wyoming Newspapers (1849-1922) and how you can use this resource to find bits and pieces about your relatives’ time in Wyoming. Did they own a business? Play bridge? Serve in the war? So much to find!

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

Questions about using the GoWYLD databases? Contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian, at chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov or (307) 777-3642.

Upcoming Webinar: Biography Resources in GoWYLD.net



Join Chris Van Burgh on Tuesday, February 12, from 2:15-3:00 p.m. for a review of the biography resources in GoWYLD.net, including Biography In Context, Britannica, LION, and others.

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

Questions about using the GoWYLD databases? Contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian, at chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov or (307) 777-3642.