University Libraries

University Libraries has over three million volumes and millions more electronic resources in a combination of specialized and traditional collections of great depth. Services across the system are provided by expert staff and faculty who put the needs of our UNM community as their highest priority.

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In our three library buildings we provide a wide range of dynamic learning spaces for students that can meet the needs of the graduate student who needs absolute quiet or the group of undergraduates tasked with a collaborative project to finish.

  • Centennial Science & Engineering Library
  • Fine Arts & Design Library
  • Zimmerman Library
  • Center for Southwest Research and Special Collection

By the Numbers

9,865 students accommodated in 479 library classes

17,000 questions answered in person and online

1.5 million visits to our four libraries

2+ million visits to websites

4.8 million database searches

4 million books and e-books

2.8 million articles downloaded

67k subscriptions online or on the shelves

500+ desktop and laptop computers

112 faculty librarians and staff members

125k  items in 810 digital collections

Total budget $15,063,835

Libraries and Collections

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