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. *(Sept 20 – Dec 6)|
*The Library observes the NMSU academic calendar between semesters and is closed on major holidays.
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); wireless access|
|Online Network:||Remote and mobile access to a variety of online resources|
|Collection Size:||14,000 (includes print and media)|
|Print Subscriptions:||50 titles including local, regional, and international newspapers|
|Children’s Area:||Picture books and primary level materials for Education majors and Parent-students with little visitors in tow.|
|Group Study Rooms:||Two group study rooms are available by reservation or first-come, first serve basis.|
|Quiet Space:||Scenic corner for quiet study, test-taking, or 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 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 library contains approximately 14,000 items including digital media, books, journals, magazines and newspaper subscriptions. The Carlsbad campus library provides access to full network of online information sources available to NMSU students, faculty and staff. Community users are welcome to use resources within the library. Online resources for general use are available through the New Mexico State Library’s El Portal.