Online Resources

Placitas Community Library Catalog

To search materials available in our library, use the library catalog.

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.

Brainfuse via the New Mexico State Library’s El Portal offers job and homework assistance, including Online tutoring. Follow the online instructions to set up your personal account.

The New Mexico State Library’s El Portal provides access to academic research, business analysis, homework help, personal enrichment, health inquiries, and much more! This fantastic resource is free to access from anywhere.


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Note: You must be at the library for this link to work.


Check out A to Z World Food, 174 country cookbooks in one Online Resource! Access at home with you library barcode.

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

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Mango Language Site

Mango provides self-paced language learning for more than 70 world languages and dialects. Free to use with your Placitas Community Library Card.


NewsBank offers full text access to the Albuquerque Journal, Roswell Daily Record, and the Las Cruces Sun with your Placitas Library Card.

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New Mexico Periodicals 〉


OverDrive is a collection of ebooks and audiobooks you can borrow on your personal device with your Placitas Library card and personal phone number.  Check out the OverDrive guide to get started.


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.