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Online Databases

Government employees have access to the following resources from their desks:

El Portal provides New Mexico residents award-winning online resources available anytime, anywhere, on any device.  Includes the Chilton Library (car repair), Gale OneFile Business, Gale Business Insights Essentials and more.

Newsbank full text for 3 New Mexico newspapers

HelpNow provides students of all ages with live online tutoring and homework help in English and Spanish from 2pm - 11pm, and includes 24/7 access to a comprehensive library of interactive tests, including academic skills assessments, standardized tests, and New Mexico-aligned tests.

JobNow provides career resources, resume and interview guidance.
Subject Guide to Government Resources for New Mexico includes links to state, federal and reputable non-government websites with reliable information important to New Mexico.


 The following databases are available only at the State Library. Come in to use them, or call the Reference Desk to request searches.

  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Newsbank NM Newspapers (all)
  • American State Papers 1789 - 1838
  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set 1817 - 1980
  • Territorial Papers of the United States
  • Foundation Directory Online - 80,000 funders and 500,000 grants
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals
  • Digital Sanborn Maps (New Mexico)
  • Fire Insurance Maps Online FIMo (New Mexico)
  • Ancestry Library Edition
  • Fold3 Historical Military Records
  • JSTOR - full text articles from scholarly journals