Library Databases

Databases Available Through the Alamogordo Public Library

Most of the listed services and products require a library card number and PIN. Mobile apps are available for AtoZ Databases, Freegal Music, Kanopy, Mango Languages, and OverDrive (Libby.) Please contact the reference desk for questions and assistance. 575-439-4148

Acceda Noticias (NewsBank) Acceda Noticias provides convenient access to the complete electronic editions of more than 90 Spanish-language sources published in major U.S. cities. It contains tens of thousands of current and archived full-text articles from around the world.

Acceda Noticias (NewsBank) proporcionan un acceso conveniente a las ediciones electronicas completas de mas de 90 fuentes de espanol publicadas en las principals cuidades de los Estados Unidos. Contiene decenas de miles de articulos actuales y archivados de todo el mundo.

Access Military, Government & Defense (NewsBank) Offering extensive coverage of the U.S. military and the federal government, Access Military, Government & Defense features current and archived full-text content from key military publications.

America’s News (NewsBank) Current and archived articles from local, regional, and national sources. Includes access to more than 2,000 newspapers including: El Paso Times (1999-current), Phoenix Examiner (2008-current), and San Francisco Chronicle (1985-current.) Also 22 New Mexico Newspapers including: Albuquerque Journal (January 1, 1995-Current), Las Cruces Sun-News (February 14, 2004-Current), and the Roswell Daily Record (January 2, 2002-Current.)

AtoZdatabases Search jobs, businesses or mailing lists. The premier job search, reference, and mailing list database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for: employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, mailing lists, market research, sales leads, and much more.

Black Freedom Struggle ProQuest's Black Freedom Struggle website is a curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, this resource is available for anyone studying U.S. Black history. The Black Freedom Struggle website includes more than 2,000 documents curated around six crucial phases of the U.S. Black freedom struggle: Resistance to slavery by enslaved persons and the abolitionist movement of the 19th century;  the end of slavery during the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era; the fight against Jim Crow segregation; the New Deal and World War II; the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement from 1946-1975; and the contemporary Black experience since 1976.

El Portal The New Mexico State Library offers free access for all New Mexico residents to a collection of databases available online 24/7. The collection includes: newspapers, magazine, journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. El Portal also features auto repair manuals via and HelpNow and JobNow resources from Brain Fuse. Digital materials are available for all age ranges and interests.

Freegal Music+ is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal Music+ offers access to about 13 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 plus labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. (Library card and PIN required.)  

Heritage Quest Online  Use Heritage Quest for genealogical research and finding family .

Hispanic Life in America (NewsBank) The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.

Kanopy Video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. An extensive collection of narrative and documentary films, as well as TV series and kids content.

La Vida Hispana en América (NewsBank) La experiencia e impacto de los Hispano Américanos como ha sido escrita por los medios de comunicación del 1704 al presente. 

Mango Languages® - Learn a foreign language on-line, at home, or in the car. Mango has over 70 foreign languages and also a English as a Second Language programs in 15 languages. 

New Mexico Library to Go (OverDrive/Libby) - Download and enjoy eBooks and Digital Audio Books on your computer, smart phone, tablet, or eBook reader. Are you still using the OverDrive app? Download the Libby app today. (The OverDrive app is being phased out and will no longer be available by March 2023.)

Syndetics Unbound™ (powered by ProQuest, part of Clarivate) - Our catalog is equipped with this powerful service for digital reader's advisory assistance. Syndetics Unbound™ is an interactive exploration and serendipitous discovery tool with more than 16 elements. Options like Summary and Author bios provide in-depth details on all of our collection's titles. Reading Level and Book Profiles also give further insight into the context of titles to ensure that you are selecting the right books for you. Elements such as You May Also Like for title, author and series feed your curiosity for your next title. Look Inside also provides insight into the title, to give readers a chance to review and consider their selection more closely. To access the enhanced information click on Reviews, Related, or More Information in the Details menu on the left side of a title results page in the catalog.