While most people associate libraries with books, which we do have a lot of wonderful books available. We also have so many more resources to offer. Check out our databases. We offer a variety of databases from eBooks, magazines, movies, foreign language, and even academic content. Stop by today to learn how to use the databases. One quick stop at the information desk and they can show you the ins and outs.
Are you thinking about going to school or looking for a career change? We have Learning Express that is an online databases that can get you ready for a new school or career. Online test prep can be used from home, so you may not even need to stop in to use this great resource. Just visit our website at cityofcarlsbadnm.com/library and visit our e-library, then click on Learning Express.
We offer lots of options for e-books that can be accessed anywhere you have an internet connection. The New Mexico Library to Go, Hoopla (also offers movies), Axis 360 and Tumblebooks (youth titles) all offer lots of choices for e-books and e-audiobooks. All you need is a library card to log on. Log in to the book site, borrows titles, then checkout. Once the book is downloaded to your device you can read it anywhere even without internet access. The book will come off or your device when it is due back. No late fees, or lost books to worry about. Total Hoopla has some advantages over other ebook resources. They offer lots of ebooks with no restrictions. Instantly access a wide range of titles both fiction and nonfiction. There are no holds, and no waiting in lines.
A to Z databases allows users to search jobs, businesses, or mailing lists. This resource is free to use by logging in with your library card if you are outside the library. No card is needed if the resource is being used within the library. A to Z is the premier job search, reference, and mailing list database. It includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. This resources is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and so much more.
Lynda.com is our newest database. This resources offers online software training. It is an online resource that allows anyone to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills. This resource offers over 3,000 engaging courses taught by experts, with more than 130,000 videos to help you learn at your own pace. Some courses available are basic pc skills, software application, digital photography, movie/audio editing, business/career planning, and more many. Use your library card on a computer or mobile device to access all of this content.
Learning a new language? Try Rosetta Stone. This resources is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like, French, Spanish, Japanese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, English for non-native speakers, and others. These are a few of the many languages available to learn. Learning is easy with skill tests, picture and pronunciation help.
AtoZ travel databases that help you get ready to travel the world or create the world in your own kitchen. We also have academic databases such as Encyclopaedia Britannica that enable you to find academic articles and research from the comfort of your home. The library also has other resources from the New Mexico State Library. They have access to databases for school work, art, auto repair, health and medical, along with many others. Stop by or call the library to find out more about these databases and get started today.