RESEARCH DATABASES

Books & Reading

Books and Authors - A great way to find good books if you're not sure where to start looking.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

CliffsNotes Online - Browse study guides to help with homework and tests.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

FirstSearch - 12 databases on a wide variety of topics.  Available only on the library's Internet or WiFi.
(Buscar en español)
Senior High College Adult

Literature Resources from Gale - Literary topics, authors, and works, covering all genres and disciplines, time periods, and world regions. Also, find poems, essays, plays, speeches, and stories, as well as author biographies. One-stop shopping for all of your literary research.
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Junior High Senior High College Adult

NoveList - Searchable index and guide to fiction.
PreK Elementary Middle Grades Junior High Senior High College Adult

Something About the Author - Authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books
Middle Grades Junior High Senior High

WorldCat - Find Books, CDs, DVDs, and articles in libraries worldwide.
(Buscar en español)

Senior High College Adult

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Business and Finance

Business & Company Resource Center - Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and periodicals.
College Adult

Financial Literacy - informs and inspires learners about key economics and financial topics, including entrepreneurship, career skills, money and personal finance; includes resources to support and reinforce classroom instruction for students in grades 7-12
Junior High Senior High College Adult

General Business File ASAP - Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals, and company directory listings.
College Adult

Morningstar Investment Research Center - financial information on mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds and returns
Adult

ReferenceUSA - Residential and business directory.
College Adult

Small Business Resource Center - Start, finance, and manage your small business.
College Adult

Thomas Net - Directory of manufacturers, distributors, and service providers.
College Adult

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Do-It-Yourself

Antiques Reference - Identify antiques and collectibles.
Adult

Auto Repair Reference Center
Adult

ChiltonLibrary - Authoritative automotive repair information.
Adult

CollegeSource - College catalogs.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Computer Skills - Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Windows and Mac Operating Systems courses, offered through Learning Express Library.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Culinary Arts Collection - Thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information from 150 of the major cooking journals.
(Buscar en español)

Senior High College Adult

Health & Wellness Resource Center - Standard, complementary, and alternative medicine.
(Se habla español)
College Adult

Home Improvement Reference Center
(Buscar en español)
Adult

Learning Express Library - Practice tests and courses for GED, academic tests, and licensing tests. Resources for Spanish speakers.
(Se habla español)
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Legal Forms Library - NM, AZ, UT, CO
Adult

Mango Languages - Learn a language at your own pace, using everyday conversation skills, memory building strategies and interactivity. Choose from a variety of foreign languages or English as Second languages (ESLs).
(Se habla español)
Adult

OptimalResume - access code: INFOWAY
Create your login and start using tools for job seekers: résumé and cover letter builders, skills assessments, video interview preparation, portfolio and website builder
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Includes marine, motorcycle, and tractor engines.
(Buscar en español)
Adult

Universal Class - Over 500 online continuing education courses – Learn Something Today!
Senior High College Adult

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General Research

Academic One File - Millions of articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in both PDF and HTML full-text, with no restrictions.
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Senior High College Adult

CQ Researcher - Analyses of current issues – 1923 to present.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Fine Arts & Music Collection - Resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
(Buscar en español)

Senior High College Adult

Gale Virtual Reference Library - A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for research.
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Senior High College Adult

General Reference Center Gold - Articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry, arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
(Buscar en español)

Junior High Senior High College Adult

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

World Book Encyclopedia
Middle Grades Junior High Senior High College Adult

History & Cultures

American Indian History Online
Senior High College Adult

Ancestry - Library Edition - Census, birth, death, marriage, and other records. Available only on the library's Internet and WiFi.
Adult

Biography in Context - Search by name, occupation, nationality, and birth or death place.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

CultureGrams - Over 200 countries, 50 states, provinces, and territories.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

Daily Life Through History
Junior High Senior High College Adult

HeritageQuest - Search census records.
Adult

Sanborn Maps - Historic maps of selected New Mexico cities, 1867 - 1970.
Adult

WorldVitalRecords - U.S. census records, enhanced Social Security Death Index; also exclusive collections, family trees, and digitized photos and documents
Adult

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Magazines, Journals, Newspapers

Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text journal articles. See also Expanded Academic ASAP.
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Senior High College Adult

Expanded Academic ASAP - Academic journals.
(Buscar en español)

Senior High College Adult

Health Reference Center Academic - Multi-source database provided full text nursing and allied health journal access, in addition to personal health information.
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College Adult

Informé - Revistas y periódicos en español - Magazines and newspapers in Spanish.
(Se habla español)
Junior High Senior High College Adult

InfoTrac Newsstand - News articles published between 1980 and the present. Search by title, headline, or date.
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Senior High College Adult

InfoTrac Professional Collection - Custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for professional educators.
(Buscar en español)
College Adult

National Geographic - A complete archive of National Geographic magazine, along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
(Buscar en español)
Junior High Senior High College Adult

NewsBank - News from Albuquerque Journal (since 1995); Las Cruces Sun-News (since 2004); & Roswell Daily Record (since 2002). Also includes selected indexed news videos and searchable "full-text" of magazines such as Newsweek, Popular Science, Parenting, Slate & Foreign Affairs, as well as links to international articles on topical issues.
Junior High Senior High College Adult

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Student Resources

Careers In Focus – Comprehensive survey of careers; ideal for students.
Middle Grades Junior High Senior High College Adult

CultureGrams Kids Edition - Learn about the countries of the world
Elementary Middle Grades

Digital Literacy - media-rich resources on digital literacy and cyber citizenship; includes resources to support and reinforce classroom instruction for students in grades 7-12
Junior High Senior High

Junior Edition (middle school & junior high) - Articles and reference material cover current events, arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more. 2007 to present.
Middle Grades Junior High

Kids Collection - a wide variety of nonfiction books.
(Buscar en español)

Elementary Middle Grades

Kids Edition - Full-text articles for elementary school students.
Elementary Middle Grades

Kids Infobits (k-5) - For beginning researchers. Covers geography, current events, arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
Elementary Middle Grades

Little Pim (powered by Mango Languages) - an online language learning system for ages 0-6; accessible and engaging for young children, Little Pim incorporates words and themes that are relevant to the child's daily life.
PreK Elementary

Live Homework Help - Online tutoring from 4 pm to 10 pm.  Student, college, and adult education career centers 24/7. 
(Se habla español)
Elementary Middle Grades Junior High Senior High College

National Geographic Kids - Geared toward 6-14 year olds, this magazine offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures.
(Buscar en español)
Elementary Middle Grades Junior High

PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science (grades 3-6)
Elementary Middle Grades

PowerKnowledge Life Science (grades 3-6)
Elementary Middle Grades

Science Online
Middle Grades Junior High Senior High

Student Edition - Articles, podcasts, and reference materials for high school students.
Junior High Senior High

Teen Health & Wellness
Junior High Senior High

World Book Encyclopedia
(Se habla español)
Middle Grades Junior High Senior High College Adult