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
Link to Brainfuse via the New Mexico State Library’s El Portal link. Click on Job Now or Help Now to access job and homework assistance. Online tutoring available. Follow the online instructions to set up your personal account.
Consumer Reports – username = placitas
password = community
Digital Public Library
The Digital Public Library of America is a digital platform that links more than 11 millions items from libraries, archives and museums.
Heritage Quest – username = 2SASFKSVKZ
password = welcome
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.
Interactive language learning site. Please click the icon to enter.
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.
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 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 allows library patrons to explore obituary and death notice records back to 1851.
Login ID: 2SASFKSVKZ
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.
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. For a copy of our internet usage policy on our public computers, click here.