Library Databases

Databases Available Through the Alamogordo Public Library

Access World News - (Library Bar Code Required) Current and archived articles from local, regional, national, and international 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.)

AtoZdatabases - (Library Bar Code Required) 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

El Portal The New Mexico State Library offers free access to a collection of databases available online 24 / 7. The collection includes: newspapers, magazine, journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. 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 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. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of subscribing libraries.

Heritage Quest Online - (Library Bar Code Required) Do genealogical research and find family using Heritage Quest.

InfoTrac Periodical and Reference Database - (Ask Reference Librarian for Password). This is a large collection of databases focusing on various subjects. You can search for journal articles (many of them full-text) and other resources indexed here.

Mango Languages® - Learn a foreign language on-line, and at home. Mango has 34 foreign languages and also a English as a Second Language programs in 15 languages, including German and Spanish. Use the link on Library website's front page to access.

New Mexico Library to Go (OverDrive) - (Library Bar Code and PIN required) Download and enjoy eBooks and Digital Audio Books on your computer, smart phone, tablet, or eBook reader.

New Mexico Newspapers - (Library Bar Code Required) Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more from 22 New Mexico Newspapers including: Alamogordo Daily News (2004-current), Albuquerque Journal (January 1, 1995-Current), Las Cruces Sun-News (February 14, 2004-Current), and the Roswell Daily Record (January 2, 2002-Current.)

RB Digital - Downloadable audio books available for download at home at your convenience. Audio books available through Recorded Books' RB Digital product.