Library Databases

Databases Available Through the Alamogordo Public Library

America’s News - (Library Bar Code Required) Current and archived articles from local, regional, and national sources. Includes access to more than 2,000 newspapers including: El Paso Times (1999-current), Phoenix Examiner (2008-current), and San Francisco Chronicle (1985-current.) Also 22 New Mexico Newspapers including: Alamogordo Daily News (2004-current), Albuquerque Journal (January 1, 1995-Current), Las Cruces Sun-News (February 14, 2004-Current), and the Roswell Daily Record (January 2, 2002-Current.)

AtoZdatabases - (Library Bar Code Required) Search jobs, businesses or mailing lists. The premier job search, reference, and mailing list database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for:

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Finding Friends and Relatives
  • Mailing Lists
  • Market Research
  • Sales Leads and Much More

Black Freedom Struggle ProQuest's Black Freedom Struggle website is a curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, this resource is available for anyone studying U.S. Black history. The Black Freedom Struggle website includes more than 2,000 documents curated around six crucial phases of the U.S. Black freedom struggle: Resistance to slavery by enslaved persons and the abolitionist movement of the 19th century;  the end of slavery during the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era; the fight against Jim Crow segregation; the New Deal and World War II; the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement from 1946-1975; and the contemporary Black experience since 1976.

El Portal The New Mexico State Library offers free access to a collection of databases available online 24 / 7. The collection includes: newspapers, magazine, journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.

Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Freegal offers access to about 13 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 plus labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of subscribing libraries. (Mobile app is available.) 

Heritage Quest Online - (Library Bar Code Required) Do genealogical research and find family using Heritage Quest.

Mango Languages® - Learn a foreign language on-line, and at home. Mango has 34 foreign languages and also a English as a Second Language programs in 15 languages, including German and Spanish. Use the link on Library website’s front page to access. (Mobile app is available.) 

New Mexico Library to Go (OverDrive) - (Library Bar Code and PIN required) Download and enjoy eBooks and Digital Audio Books on your computer, smart phone, tablet, or eBook reader. (Mobile app, Libby, is available.)