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Destiny Library Catalog

Destiny Library

District-wide online library catalog, including e-books; also searches research databases.

Go to the APS Library page

Username: For Students: s + student id # 

                      For teachers: e + employee id #

Password: SSO/email password Find the app: Destiny Quest

Britannica Online

Britannica Kids Online

English and Spanish encyclopedia articles, online global atlas, and more

Go to Britannica website

Username: imagequest

Password: cactus

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

Designed for grades K-­‐8; graphical interface; articles and images.

Go to SIRS website

Username: FUN

Password: LIZARD




Reports on countries and cultures; physical and political maps; interactive graphs.

Go to CultureGrams website

Username: culture1

Password: lizard

Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest

nature pictures


Thousands of school-appropriate, copyright safe images, with citations

Go to Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest website

Username: imagequest

Password: cactus

Gale Virtual reference Library (Ebook Collection)



Simultaneous, unlimited access non-fiction ebooks. Translation and text-to-speech.

Go to Gale Virtual Reference Library 

Find the app: Gale My School Library

Choose: APS Elementary Schools

Username: apsd_main

Password: cactus



New Mexico State Library

New Mexico newspapers online; also selected news articles on topics of current interest.

Go to News Bank Articles

Username: nmstatelib

Password: nmstatelib

Teaching Net

Author interviews and teacher materials for fiction and non-fiction K-12 books.

Go to Teaching Net books 

Username/Email: leave blank

Password: apsbooks