Reference and Research

Business Research and Information


Business Insights - Business Insights provides researchers with information on companies, markets and industries.

Small Business Resource Center - Small Business Resource Center provides information on how to start, finance or manage a small business. 

Gale Legal Forms - Gale Legal Forms provides access to hundreds of legal forms for businesses, including forms specifically for New Mexico. 

General One File - General One File is a research database with access to magazines, newspapers and journals with information on finance, small businesses, legal information and entrepreneurship.

Genealogy and History


Ancestry.Com Library Edition - The Ancestry Library Edition  allows access to genealogy and family history records. (Please note, that this database is only available in the library.)

Chronicling America - Chronicling America allows people to search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836 to 1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690 to present day.

Digital Sanborn Maps (New Mexico, 1867-1970) - Sanborn fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in both public and academic libraries. Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of New Mexico towns, cities, and neighborhoods. (Please note, that this database is only available in the library.)

Family Search -  Family Search provides genealogy researches with access to the largest genealogical organization in the world.

Heritage Quest Online- HeritageQuest represents the most comprehensive collection of genealogical information available anywhere.

Home, Health and Hobby 


Chilton's Car Repair Library- Chilton's Car Repair Library offers access to information on thousands of different car makes and models, repair help, recall information and more. 

Health Information Collection- Information and articles on health-related topics. 

Home Improvement Collection - Contains access to informative articles, guides and information on home repair and improvements.

NoveList -NoveList is a reader's database that provides genre information, author read-alikes, reviews, annotations, book suggestions, book club resources and much more for adults, teens and children.

Homework Help


Brainfuse Help Now! - The Brainfuse HelpNow database provides learning solutions for elementary, middle, high school and adult learners. Students can communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. Test preparation materials, guides, writing labs and AP help is also available. 

Kids InfoBits- Kids InfoBits is a database that offers curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines for grades kinder through fifth. 

Learning Express- Learning Express offers tutorials, resources and guides for a variety of subjects such as math, English, social studies and more for elementary school students through high school. Learning Express also includes test prep for AP classes, SAT and ACT.

Opposing Views in Context - Opposing Views in Context provides contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues, this database features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, and more.


Job Help


Brainfuse Job Now! - The Brainfuse JobNow provides a host of services to help in every step of the job search process. Our job coaches are available to help patrons with any and all job search related questions. In addition to helping beginning job seekers pinpoint their desired career field, coaches can also provide constructive suggestions on resumes, help write a professional cover letter, and give live interview practice and feedback.

Learning Express- Learning Express offers online resources for job seekers such as adult education in areas such as learning new technology, basic math and English skills, GED and Hi-Set prep, career-specific licensing test prep, resume help and more.  

Newspapers and Magazines 


InfoTrac Newsstand- InfoTrac Newsstand is a comprehensive databases of current and historical news content, updated daily. 

NewsBank - NewsBank is an online, searchable, database providing access to three New Mexico newspapers, the Albuquerque Journal (1995-current), the Las Cruces Sun-News (2004-current) and the Roswell Record (2002-current). 

Research


Digital Public Library of America - The Digital Public Library of America is an all-digital library that aggregates information describing an item and thumbnails for millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. DPLA brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 

Gale InfoTrac Databases- Gale InfoTrac Databases cover a large array of subjects and offer academic research journals, popular magazines, encyclopedias, newspapers, curated information on specific subjects and more for all ages and needs. 

New Mexico Compilation Commission - provides access to the official laws of New Mexico.

Transparent Language Online offers the most comprehensive language-learning solution. With this flexible program, library patrons can quickly and easily learn new languages with our variety of courses and activities.