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INFOTRAC – Research database

InfoTrac is a general database that provides access to periodical and news information on a wide range of subjects including, but not limited to, Agriculture, Anthropology, The Arts, Business and Industry, Communications, Economics, Engineering, Health Care, History, Law, Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Technology.

Basic Reference Sites

Bartleby Dictionary
CIA World Fact Book
Information Please
The Reference Desk
Virtual Reference Shelf

Census Bureau

Easy Stats
Quick Facts

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports – username = placitas
password = community

Genealogy

Heritage Quest - username = 2SASFKSVKZ
password = welcome

Government Sites

U.S. Federal Government
U.S. White House
U.S. Census
New Mexico State Legislature
Sandoval County
Placitas Chamber of Commerce
Coronado Soil and Water Conservation District

Kid’s Zone – Safe searching for kids

Tumble Book Library is a collection of animated, talking picture books for children. Click on the image below.

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Articles on Everything
Ben’s Guide to government
Goofy Taxes
Kid Information
Kidspace
Kid Government
Reference Desk (the kid link)

Law Sites

Legal Definitions
Attorneys, Legal Information
U.S. Supreme Court

Library Sites

Library of Congress
Albuquerque Library System

mangoMango Language Site

Interactive language learning site. Please click the icon to enter.

Map Sites

On the A to Z sites, remote users log in with the username “placitaslibrary” and the password “AtoZ”.

A-to-Z Maps
AtoZ World Travel
A-to-Z USA Map
A-to-Z World Cultures
Google Maps

Medical Sites

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Mayo Clinic
Medline Plus
Merck Manual
NIH News in Health
WebMD

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Provides independent opinion on 1,700 stocks, 2,200 mutual funds, and 300 exchange rated funds and offers accurate, up-to-date data on 35,000 stocks and funds, along with industry and market data. The database lets users build and test portfolio ideas online, and provides financial education through its Investing Classroom. For the informational blurb, click here.

New Mexico State Library Portal

The New Mexico State Library’s El Portal web page provides access to newspapers, a Subject Guide to New Mexico Resources (which includes links to state and federal information) and access to government reports, legislation, federal court decisions, statistics and regulations, mentioned in the news. Click here.

Newspapers

Sandoval Signpost
Albuquerque Journal
Santa Fe New Mexican
New Mexico Periodicals
NewsBank – Full text access to the Albuquerque Journal, Roswell Daily Record and the Las Cruce Sun. – Requires Placitas Library Card Number.

OVERDRIVE

OverDrive is a collection of ebooks and e-audiobooks which can be downloaded onto a computer or e-reading device. A Placitas Library card and personal phone number are necessary for access. The required software is available on the Overdrive site, in the Help section. Click here and log in. Then click on the Overdrive link.

ProQuest Obituaries

ProQuest Obituaries allows library patrons to explore obituary and death notice records back to 1851.

Login ID: 2SASFKSVKZ
Password: WELCOME

Tax Sites

U.S. Internal Revenue Service Forms
New Mexico Dept. of Taxation and Revenue
Tax forms for other States

Zinio

Thousands of digital magazines available to Placitas Community Library visitors. In order to use Zinio, you must first come into the library to establish an account. Only then will you be able to access it from home.

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Watch the Video to learn more about how to use Zinio for Libraries

Please note: The Placitas Community Library does not provide you with advice on any of the topics listed here. We provide these resources in an effort to help you with your information needs. During your visit to some of the sites, you may encounter pop-up ads. Placitas Community Library does not condone nor endorse any of the products, services, or companies that you may encounter during your informational searches. We are not responsible for any of the content or the availability of content from external websites.