Skip navigation links
- Home
- Site Directory
- County Events
- County Council
- Newsletters
- Customer Care Center
- Recreation
- Jobs
- Library
- Phone Directory
- Public Safety
- Projects
Library System
Online Library 24/7
What's on the Shelves
Just for Teens
Kids
Events and Classes
About the Library
Database Subjects
Databases A to Z 
Look here first when doing your research!  The library subscribes to many up-to-date, authoritative databases on a wide range of topics that can aid you in your research.

 Database List

A-D, E-H, I-M, N-R, S-Z


 

-A - D -

A to Z World Travel

A comprehensive, informative, and fun e-content travel database offering free and exclusive tourist and culture information on 150+ of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe, created by an international team of experienced and talented travel journalists and editors.

American Physical Society Journals (Available in library only)

Complete, open access to The American Physical Society's online collection of journals, letters, and more.

America's Newspapers

Provides electronic versions of the Albuquerque Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News, and the Roswell Daily Record.

Ancestry Library Edition (Available in library only)

Discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including from U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more.

Audiobooks through EBSCOhost

Your place to go for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Choose EBSCO Research Databases, sign in (after creating an account at the library), and start listening! 

Audiobooks through Overdrive

Your place to go for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.

Biography in Context

A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 340,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Business Insights: Essenials

An entire electronic business reference collection, bringing together business periodicals, reference e-books, company profiles and histories, brand information, rankings, and investment reports.

Career Transitions

An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

Careers!

What are you going to do with the rest of your life? Check out this great resource!
User ID: 878w Password: future

Chilton Library.com

ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.

ConsumerReports.org

Ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice across several franchises. Each product includes an overview, a ratings report card and reviews and recommendations. Additional information includes brand reliability and user reviews plus news, blogs, forums and video content. Includes extensive health and car information.

-Top-



-E - H -

eAudiobooks through EBSCOhost

Your place to go for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Choose EBSCO Research Databases, sign in (after creating an account at the library), and start listening! 

eAudiobooks through Overdrive

A new service for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Log in with your library card barcode and PIN and start listening! 

Ebooks through EBSCOhost

Your place to go for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Choose EBSCO Rsearch Databases, sign in (after creating an account), and start reading! 

Ebooks through Overdrive

A new service for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Log in with your library card barcode and PIN and start listening! 

Expanded Academic ASAP

From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology. This database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers, many with full text and images.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

General Reference Center Gold

Provides indexing and abstracting to a vast number of periodicals, many of which are available in full text. Use this general interest database to find articles, reference books and newspapers on the latest current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

GreenFILE

Focuses on environmental topics such as global warming, alternative fuel sources and beyond. Indexes and abstracts for over 535,000 records, as well as full-text access for more than 5,800 records.

HeritageQuest Online (For access in library)

Your genealogy resource for census data, family records, and local histories.

HeritageQuest Online (For access from home)

Your genealogy resource for census data, family records, and local histories.

-Top-


-I - M -

Informe

For Spanish-speaking users to find indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines. Informe also features title annotations in both English and Spanish.

InfoTrac Kids-For Elementary School

Features age-appropriate, full text, and curriculum-related magazines, reference books and newspaper articles on current events, the arts, government, history, sports and more. The graphical interface is kid friendly.

InfoTrac Junior-For Middle School

Features articles, newspapers and reference books most critical to middle school curriculum as identified by school librarians. Covers information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

InfoTrac Student-For High School

Features articles, newspapers and reference books most critical to high school curriculum as identified by school librarians. Covers information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Learning Express Practice Tests

Practice tests with immediate scoring for over 50 tests, such as ACT, SAT, GED, GRE, LSAT, civil service tests, firefighter tests, citizenship tests, ASVAB, and more.

Legal Forms - New Mexico

A database powered by U.S. Legal Forms, it is the most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.

Library, Information, Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Index of journals, books, research reports and proceedings on librarianship, cataloging, information retrieval and more.

Mango Connect

New and improved dashboard, same great language learning experience! Whether it’s keeping track of your current courses, or discovering your next language, Mango Connect makes your learning experience even easier!

Mango Languages

Offers over 20 languages, and the tools you need to help you start speaking them. Perfect for travel, or getting your feet wet in the language of your choice!

(Selecting this link will direct you to the Mango Languages basic dashboard. Both the basic dashboard and course history kept within it shall be available until June 14, 2014. At that time, the basic dashboard will be permanently replaced by Mango Connect.)

Mitchell's ProDemand Car Repair Manuals (Available in library only)

Just like the books! Accessing automotive service, repair, and estimating data is just a few simple steps away.

Morningstar Investment Research Center (For access in library)

Offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Also includes Morningstar analyst reports and ratings; articles and videos on investing and personal finance; market coverage and industry reports; and portfolio analysis tools and savings calculators.

Morningstar Investment Research Center (For access from home)

Offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Also includes Morningstar analyst reports and ratings; articles and videos on investing and personal finance; market coverage and industry reports; and portfolio analysis tools and savings calculators.

-Top-


- N - R -

NADA Guides Connect - Manufactured Housing Cost Guide (Available in library only)

Access 64 years of used values for manufactured, modular, and pre-HUD homes including Average Retail with adjustments for state location, condition, components, accessories, additional features, and guidelines for wholesale and loan calculations.

Natural Standard (for access in Library)

Provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions. Natural Standard is impartial; not supported by any interest group, professional organization or product manufacturer..

Natural Standard (for access from home)

Provides high quality, evidence-based information on dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), functional foods, diets, complementary practices (modalities), exercises, and medical conditions. Natural Standard is impartial; not supported by any interest group, professional organization or product manufacturer..

Novelist Plus

A guide to fiction and non-fiction for all ages, including lists of books similar to ones you have enjoyed, discussion ideas for book groups, book reviews and more.

Online Book Clubs

Every weekday morning, members of the Online Book Club will receive an e-mail with a portion from a popular book. The daily e-mail is designed to take five minutes to read, with a new book starting every Monday. There are 12 genres to choose from, including mystery, romance, teen, and sci-fi. Dip into a book and see if it grabs you! Just visit the welcome page and sign up now..

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

A complete one-stop source for information on social issues, including articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Overdrive for audiobooks and ebooks

A new service for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.  Log in with your library card barcode and PIN and start listening! 

Oxford English Dictionary Online

600,000 words … 3 million quotations … over 1000 years of English. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. And now it is accessible online. From home, click onto the Sign In button, and the box to enter your library card number will appear.

Practice Tests with Learning Express

Practice tests with immediate scoring for over 50 tests, such as ACT, SAT, GED, GRE, LSAT, civil service tests, firefighter tests, citizenship tests, ASVAB, and more.

-Top-


- S - Z -

Salem Health

Provides full online access to three print reference resources covering general medical topics, psychology and infectious diseases, evaluated to ensure currency and accuracy.  

To access from home or work click on 'Remote Access Log In'.

Salem History

Provides online access to both the World and American History volumes of the Milestone Documents print reference sets. To access from home or work click on 'Remote Access Log In'.

Salem Literature

Online access to Magill’s Literary Annual 1977 – 2011, which includes over 6,900 reviews and essays on a multitude of topics and is a great resource for fiction and non-fiction titles. Also provides access to Salem Press’ Masterplots (4th ed.) which has plot synopses and critical evaluations of a large selection of English-language and world literature. The library also has the book editions of these two reference resources. To access from home or work click on 'Remote Access Log In'.

Teen Health and Wellness

One stop resource for topics that affect teen lives. Topics covered include friendship and dating, nutrition, diversity and more.

WorldCat

WorldCat is the world’s largest and richest database of bibliographic information.

Writer's Reference Center

Covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides a wealth of vocabulary building reference dictionaries.

Zinio Online Magazines

View full digital copies of your favorite magazines such as ESPN, Food Network, Forbes, Men's Health, Mental Floss, National Geographic, Outside and many more. Read online or download to your computer or mobile device to read offline.

-Top-


 

 

 Featured Resource

 Featured Link

 Subject Categories

Contact Information
Library Staff 
Los Alamos County Library System 
 
505 662-8253