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Information Databases at the New Mexico State Library

Statewide Databases

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El Portal
El Portal is a collection of databases which provide access to magazine and journal articles for all New Mexicans 24/7 from home, office, or public, academic, and school libraries statewide. 

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.
Newsbank provides access to some New Mexico newspapers.
The Subject Guide includes links to reputable state, federal and non-state websites with reliable state information.

In-library databases

The following databases are available only at the State Library. Come in to use them, or call the Reference Desk 476-9702 to request quick

  • 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 in the humanities