Answered By: Cristobal Bello
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019     Views: 9

UNM Main Campus has 4 libraries, each housing material related to areas of study:

  • Zimmerman is the largest and houses:
    • History, philosophy, political science, education, language & literature, theses & dissertations, government documents, and more
    • Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
  • Centennial is the next largest and houses:
    • Psychology, sciences, agriculture, and engineering
  • Fine Arts and Design is the next largest and houses:
    • Dance, music (including scores), fine arts, architecture, photography, film, and gardening
  • Parish Memorial houses:
    • Economics, finance, and commerce

 

Within each library, there are collections of similar items:

  • Books, Periodicals (also known as Journals), Oversize, and Reserves are examples
  • Each has their own section

 

To find a specific item, use the catalog (also known as Quick Search) to determine:

  • Location
  • Call number (the book's address on the shelf)
  • Availability

 

It can look like this:

Location, call number, and availability information of the book Dark Beauty: Photographs of New Mexico

Or this:

Location, call number, and availability information for the book Dark Beauty: Photographs of New Mexico

 

UNM Albuquerque North Campus contains the Law and Health Sciences libraries.

UNM branch libraries follow the same organizational scheme:

 

In addition to helping you find material in the libraries, we have lots of librarians who can help you with research. Ask us online, in person, or via text message. We're here to help!

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