The following databases and paid subscriptions are provided for Artesia Public Library card holders. Contact the library for information regarding account set-up, usernames, and passwords where necessary.
AtoZ Maps Online is the world's largest database of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and business (non-commercial) use. No other online resource offers so many maps in so many categories.
The database features more than two million words of relevant culture content on 175 nations and territories, and over 1,500 country maps. Topics include religion, business culture, historical notes, government, stereotypes, holidays and festivals, and women in culture and business.
AtoZebra Language is an interactive online video dictionary for learning foreign language vocabulary, essential terms, verbs, and slang. It is the perfect supplement to classroom study, textbooks, and other language programs.
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
Explore some of the most significant figures in literature from the ancient times to the present day. In this comprehensive list, Harold Bloom has selected authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.
Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.
Britannica Online For Kids is an essential online homework helper for children aged 6-14 years. It covers core subjects - Mathematics, English and Science as well as History, Geography, the Arts and many more subject areas.
Britannica ImageQuest brings lessons, assignments, and projects to life with over three million images from 60 leading collections…and growing!
Utiliza la cuenta y la contraseña de tu escuela para acceder a Britannica Escolar. Una vez autenticado, puedes acceder a tu cuenta personal. Iniciar sesión.
Thousands of digital comic books are available with a click of your mouse or a tap of your finger with Comics Plus: Library Edition.
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. CHC offers a unique search interface designed to call attention to the full text content available from many important source-types, and provide an intuitive means for searching this specific information. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Free New Mexico Motor Vehicle Department Permit Practice Tests. These New Mexico practice tests are good for the permit test, driver's license test, and the senior citizen's refresher test. The written part of those tests in New Mexico is the same.
This database provides full text for magazines, periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
El Portal is a collection of databases that provide free access anytime to resources that are otherwise unavailable for free on the Internet. This includes newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and reference books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests. "El Portal" is administered by the New Mexico State Library.
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.
Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.
This database is a valuable resource for understanding the complex world of law and legal matters. It allows individuals to learn about the specific topics of law that pertain to their needs and how to address those situations.
America's News provides access to information on people, issues and events in the local area and around the country. This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from news sources nationwide in a single, fully searchable online database. It includes the electronic editions of more than 2,700 U.S. news sources with more than 79% of these sources not available in any other library database.
Access Military, Government & Defense offers extensive coverage of the U.S. Armed Forces and the federal government, as well as military and defense news, issues, strategies, careers and lifestyles, pay and benefits, training, law, equipment, technology, and much more.
As the first draft of history, newspapers document the life and times of a community, a region and a nation. For searching and browsing American newspapers published in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, America’s Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922 is the single most extensive online resource of its kind. Available in the library or from home, this acclaimed collection—fully searchable by key word—provides researchers, students and genealogists with more than 1,100 historical newspapers from all 50 states.
To help serve Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, NewsBank offers Acceda Noticias, a Web-based collection of Spanish-language news sources.
The NewsBank Find a Topic Database provides access to America's News by topic.Find a Topic puts the power of finding the right content into the hands of students and faculty. News becomes valuable information about a wide array of subjects.
NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 20 years, and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. By helping libraries help readers, NoveList empowers libraries to engage and inspire their communities.
This research and reference tool is the leading source for business and residential data. Serving a variety of quality information, ReferenceUSA helps users of all kinds search for jobs, find doctors, create marketing and small business plans, locate specific people and more.
This database provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.
The award-winning Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national, and provincial standards, including Common Core Health and Science. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ issues, and more.
Expanding on "the most useful reference book known to modern man," The World Almanac® Online provides students and researchers access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format. A natural addition to any classroom or library, this online resource puts the reference shelf staple at users' fingertips, with thousands of expertly organized facts.