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Welcome to El Portal

El Portal is a collection of databases that provide free 24/7 access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.


Through the search box at the top of the opening page, you will have access to 1,705 newspapers, including the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and 15 New Mexico newspapers, including Taos News, Clovis News, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun (Tucumcari), and Mountain Mail (Socorro).

Newsbank — An online, searchable database providing access to some New Mexico newspapers.

  • For use in your Library — Albuquerque Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News and Roswell Record
  • For use in your Home — Las Cruces Sun-News and Roswell Record

Additional newspapers are available at the New Mexico State Library, in print and on microfilm.