Millions of images consist of high-quality photographs, maps, and drawings of nearly everything in the world. The images come from 45 respected and diverse sources, including the British Library, DK Images, Getty Images, and the National Geographic, as well as Encyclopedia Britannica. All are rights cleared for noncommercial, educational use. The photographs are curated carefully, making this database a reliable, safe source for students of all ages.
Access encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and more with this all-encompassing reference source that is suitable for all ages and interests. Dedicated sites for Children, Young Adults and a Reference Center for older students.
Freegal is a music service which offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Freegal works with most computers, players, tablets, and smartphones. No special software is needed, but there are Apple and Android apps available for a more mobile-friendly experience. You can download 5 songs per week and access to unlimited daily streaming using your valid library card number and PIN.
Bringing you hundreds of thousands of music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, full-length movies, television episodes, and comics/graphic novels, hoopla is an all in one digital service made available to you through the Public Library. From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling artists and authors – simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you've borrowed, all you need is your library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. This online software training library offers hundreds of training courses in easy-to-learn video format. The training covers popular applications from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Corel, Microsoft, and many other software publishers. The video-based tutorials are great for visual learners, as they allow you to learn at your own pace. You can play, stop, rewind, and replay the movies. Topics include design principles and software related to print, web, video, graphics, digital photography, DVD creation, interactivity, operating systems, 3D, and much more.
For 20 years, Lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers—anyone in any role—develop software, creative, and business skills. Now part of Linkedin, Lynda.com serves more than 10,000 organizations.
To use Lynda.com on your device, download for either iOS, Android, IE system.
Open the app from your list of installed apps on device. You will be directed to a page that reads "Learn with Lynda.com" and two boxes: "Start your Free Trial" or "Already a Member?"
Click "Already a Member" and then, at the top of the screen, choose the tab for "Organization." Scroll down to "Web Portal" where you must enter the organization URL to sign in; in this field enter the text "cabq.gov" (for the Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County). Click "Log In."
A new window will open -- in your Internet browser -- with a prompt for your Library Card Number and Library Card Pin. After entering your information, click Log In.
Once logged in you will have full access to Lynda.com and will be able to track ongoing and completed courses, create playlists, view recommended courses, and explore new content.
Spice is the Variety of Life - If you think that spice is the variety of life and love international cuisine, AtoZ World Food has you covered. This database contains printable traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages.
AtoZ World Food covers food culture of the world in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia.
Explore Recipes & Food Culture by Country featuring • 174 Countries • 9,000+ Food Photos • 1,700+ Food Quotes • 6,000+ Recipes • 540+ Ingredient Articles • 750+ World Beer Reviews • 850+ Food Culture Articles • 800+ Food Glossary Terms • Personal Recipe Book