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Online Databases

Government employees have access to the following resources from their desks:

El Portal a combination of Magazines Online and NewsBank available anywhere thoughout the state.  Also includes the Chilton Library (car repair) Business & Company Resource Center and more.

Newsbank full text for 15 New Mexico newspapers
  New Mexico News Plus connects people to the government sources involved with current news stories and headlines.  Federal and State government information is the main focus of the page.  It is updated by New Mexico library staff in response to the news of the day. The site highlights issues of specific interest to our state and local communities, as well as items of broader interest for the Southwest region. 
Subject Guide to Government Resources for New Mexico includes links to state, federal and reputable non-government websites with reliable information important to New Mexico.


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

  • U.S. Historical Documents and Congressional Serials Set (1817 - 1912)
  • JSTOR – full text articles from scholarly journals.
  • Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo) - New Mexico
  • Foundation Directory Online - 80,000 funders and 500,000 grants
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals
  • Sanborn Maps (New Mexico)
  • Ancestry Library Edition