Main Building, Suite 206
|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.
About the Library
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 Library at NMSU Carlsbad supports instruction, research, and the vocational and community education needs of Carlsbad and Eddy County. The NMSU Carlsbad community has digital access to a variety of resources supplementing traditional print material. Current faculty, staff, distance and on-campus students in certificate programs, associate degree and transfer programs have remote access to electronic library resources. Additionally, the Library provides learning support to students in the Adult Basic Education (ABE), Community Education, and the Manufacturing Sector Development Programs. Carlsbad and Eddy County residents are invited to use library resources during regular library hours.
The physical collection is in constant change as print editions are updated and new formats are added. The NMSU Carlsbad library contains about 12,000 items including digital media, books, journals, magazines and newspaper subscriptions. The library’s online resources are searchable through a single search box created through EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). The Carlsbad campus library provides a link to unique resources available through the New Mexico State Library, El Portal. This information service is available to all New Mexico residents.