Research and Study

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El Portal provides free access anytime to resources that aren’t free on the Internet.  El Portal is free to anyone in New Mexico. Need to look at the repair manual for your 1990s car?  Check out the Chilton manuals. Looking to start your own business?  Try El Portal’s Small Business Resource Center.
El Portal also includes BrainFuse HelpNow for homework and study help for students of all ages and levels. BrainFuse JobNow provides career resources, and resume and interview help. El Portal is provided by the New Mexico State Library.New Mexico State Library logo


High school equivalency test preparation and other education support for adults is offered by the library’s partner organization, Literacy Link-Leamos. They also offer tutoring for students of all ages.

Test Proctoring

Test proctoring is available. To make arrangements, call 575-538-3672 or email and ask for the Assistant Director.

For History Enthusiasts and Genealogists

For Writers