To become the first choice for information for NMSU Carlsbad students, faculty, and staff. To provide access to quality resources and services to meet the academic, cultural, and intellectual needs of the campus and the information needs of the Carlsbad-Eddy County community.
About the Library
|Library Area:||8343 square feet, with wireless access and a variety of seating|
|Computer Lab:||13 workstations (PC and MAC); 8 laptop computers (for in-library use)|
|Online Network:||Remote and mobile access to a variety of online academic resources|
|Collection Size:||14,000 (includes print and media)|
|Print Subscriptions:||62 titles (including local, regional, and international print news sources|
|Children’s Area:||Picture books, pre-school and primary level materials for Early Education, students and parent-students with little visitors|
|Group Study Rooms:||Two rooms may be reserved for study or meeting for 3 or more persons.|
|Quiet Space:||Scenic, cozy corner for quiet study, test-taking, and contemplation|
- NMSU Carlsbad is independently accredited by the North Central Association and is a two-year branch community college of New Mexico State University system.
- The NMSU Carlsbad campus community has digital access to a variety of academic resources supplementing traditional print material. Current faculty, staff, online and on-campus students in certificate programs, associate degree and transfer programs have remote access to electronic library resources.
- While students and NMSU affiliates are the primary clientele of the library, the Carlsbad and Eddy County communities are welcome to visit the campus library during regular hours. The Library provides learning support to the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, Community Education and vocational initiatives linked to area industries.
- The physical collection is in constant change as print editions are updated or replaced in new format. The library contains approximately 14,000 items including digital media, books, journals, magazines and newspaper subscriptions. The Carlsbad campus library provides a link to online information available to all New Mexicans through the New Mexico State Library, El Portal.
Main Building, Suite 206
Ask a Librarian:
|Mon – Thur||8 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
Note: The Library observes the NMSU academic calendar between semesters and is closed on major holidays. Saturday hours are observed during the fall and spring semester.