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Carlsbad Public Library – eLibrary

Auto Repair

Chilton Auto Repair: Comprehensive automotive manuals for thousands of cars, trucks, and SUVs


Entrepreneurial Mindset Course

Sign up for Entrepreneurial Mindset Training and learn how to think (and act) like an entrepreneur. In this self-paced program, developed by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, you will learn how to: Recognize opportunities that others overlook. Drawing from best practices in design thinking, you will learn how to discover opportunities that are hiding in plain sight. Master the art of bootstrapping. You will learn how cash-strapped entrepreneurs manage to identify, evaluate and transform their ideas into a sustainable success. Develop a success network that will enable you to avoid costly mistakes, reduce the learning curve and accelerate your growth. Identify and overcome the self-imposed limitations that may be holding you back.Tap into a mindset that will inspire and empower you to create a path toward a more meaningful and prosperous life regardless of where you start.

Gale Business: Plan Builder

Business planning can be a complex and unfamiliar process. Often, entrepreneurs don’t know what kind of information they need, where to find it, or how to get started. Gale Business: Plan Builder brings it all together by offering an engaging, step-by-step guided experience–complete with the information and tools needed to move through the entire business development life cycle. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through the five essential steps of business planning and explains what each activity is, why it is important in the overall process, and how to get started.

Small Business Reference Center

This database provides the everyday user with the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide range of small business topics, including:

  • Buying/selling a business
  • Managing employees
  • Writing a business plan
  • Understanding legal information
  • Marketing a business
  • And much more….

Continuing Education

Fiero Code Club is a self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. Fiero offers a gamified learning experience ― as you progress through the activities, you’ll earn clothes and accessories for your personal avatar

Learning Express Library: Offers several centers, to build skills, prepare for college, get a GED, and many more.

Niche Academy is a resource that provides video tutorials on a variety of topics and programs.

Universal Class: Learn something new today! Over 500 online Continuing Education courses


Biblioboard: eBook lending and tools to create, share, and discover local content.

Hoopla: Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and music 24/7 with your library card.

Overdrive– New Mexico Library to Go: Downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines.

Tumble Book Library

TumbleBooks: Online collection of animated, talking picture books.


HeritageQuest: Research your family tree. Access census records and view historical documents

Homework Help

Brainfuse: Online tutoring and homework help.

Full Curriculum Pre-K through Second Grade. Weekly/Monthly Learning plans & Worksheets. *English Language Arts * Math * Science * Social Studies * Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

National Geographic Kids- Explore Like Never Before


Duolingo: Language-learning and text translation resource.

Read It!

Did you know that your library has a great research tool for English Language Learners?
Ask your librarian for details.
Read It! is designed to support learners who are developing English language proficiency and need adapted
reading material for many subjects.
Find nonfiction articles and reference
texts about a variety of topics
Learn new vocabulary and take reading
practice quizzes to build comprehension
View illustrations, diagrams and maps to increase understanding
Listen to articles read aloud
Use research guides
Sharpen your study skills
Get tips on note-taking, academic writing and more

Welcome to Mango!
Mango is the only personalized, adaptive language-learning experience that provides the tools and guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best. Let’s get started:

Rosetta Stone: 30 languages to choose from.


Gale LegalForms

Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle with Gale LegalForms. It offers New Mexico-specific “attorney forms” – officially approved forms actually used by law firms. Many of the forms and documents are available in Word and Adobe format so you just need to simply “fill in the blanks.”


Albuquerque Journal


Current Argus: Get today’s news with the Current Argus eSubscription!

El Paso Times Archive

username: TMCARLS

password: CARLSBAD

Las Cruces News.
Password: library101!


AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads,
and Job-Search Database. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment
opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other

El Portal

New Mexico’s doorway to a world of information

Grey House Publishing

Research Digital Literacy and the Autism Spectrum

Encyclopaedia Britannica: Online encyclopedia for research at home.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Online reference center.

Nursing and Allied Health: Authoritative content for nursing professionals and students.


Indie Author Project

Submit your self-published book to the Indie Author Project (IAP) and your title will become part of the Indie New Mexico collection. All submissions are also eligible to be chosen for IAP Select, which pays royalties to authors for sales with our ebook partners like OverDrive, cloudLibrary, axis360, and more.


Use Pressbooks to create, edit, format, and generate print-ready and eBook formats for your books to download or publish to the Indie Author Project. Set up a username and you can use that to create a book or log in to BiblioBoard to read self-published content (and more)!


AtoZ Food America

Up to date information about the American Cuisine, including recipes, history, a collection of rare cookbooks and access to food-related commercials from yesteryear.

AtoZ Maps

Provides maps and information of places around the world. Great resource for students!

AtoZ The USA

Provides maps and information of places around the USA. Great resource for students!

AtoZ World Food

Explore recipes & food culture in countries around the world!

AtoZ World Travel

Explore recipes, food, culture, transportation, travel, and secuity in countries around the world!

Global Road Warrior

Include maps, books, information, and atlases from countries around the world. Great resource for class reports!

If you are experiencing problems with these databases try our tutorials, or  if you need further assistance, please contact us.

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