WYLD Databases

These databases are available to public patrons courtesy of the Wyoming State Library. Users may browse databases by title or subject area.

Legal Databases


This legal database contains primary and secondary legal resources including but not limited to cases, statutes, codes, treatises, and journals. The Law Library has access to Westlaw, and is only available at the public terminals in the Law Library.

WYLD Databases

These databases may require a valid WYLD library card for access.

Proquest Congressional

Historic and current congressional information, including the full text of congressional publications, finding aids, a bill tracking service, and full text public laws.

American Memory: Century of Lawmaking

This website contains records and acts of Congress from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875.


Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926.

This database allows the user to search full text and view digital images of every page of 22,000 legal treatises on U.S. and British law published from 1800 through 1926.

Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

This archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in America Legal History. The archive is designed to compliment “The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises.”

Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926.

This fully searchable digital collection includes unofficially published accounts of trials, official trial documents, briefs and arguments, and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.