Archives & Special Collections</li></li></ul><li>Government Documents<br /><ul><li>Government Documents & Maps</li></ul>The NMSU Library participates in the Federal Depository Library Program and receives approximately 67% of the material distributed by the U.S. Government Printing Office; most maps are also received through the Federal government. <br />http://nmsu.libguides.com/governmentdocuments <br />
Current Periodicals Reading Room Branson 1st Floor<br />
Archives and Special Collections<br /><ul><li>University Archives</li></ul>Selects, preserves, houses, and makes accessible all records of administrators, faculty, students and alumni of New Mexico State University. <br /><ul><li>Rio Grande Historical Collections (RGHC)</li></ul>Acquires, preserves, and makes available for research records of organizations, personal papers, and other unpublished materials which document the cultural heritage and history of New Mexico and the Borderlands. <br />
Archives and Special Collections 4th Floor Branson<br />
Archives and Special Collections<br /><ul><li>Special Collections</li></ul>Houses published research materials including books, periodicals, maps and newspapers. The most heavily used of these materials relate to the history, culture, peoples, and resources of New Mexico; the broader Southwest and the Borderlands; and materials supporting specialized University programs. <br />
Recall If the book you need is already checked out, submit the online form to request the book be returned.
Renewals If your book is due, but you're not finished with it. Login to your account to select the item(s) you want to renew.</li></li></ul><li>Circulation<br /><ul><li>Reciprocal Borrowing Information
The UTEP agreement- allows students, faculty, and staff of NMSU to borrow books directly from the library at the University of Texas at El Paso. Present your current NMSU ID at the UTEP Library circulation. Books belonging to the UTEP Library may be returned to either of the NMSU Library's circulation desks.
Passport - between most academic libraries in New Mexico, except UNM Medical Library. Students, faculty, and staff can borrow books directly when bearing a PASSPORT certificate. To obtain a certificate, stop by either NMSU Library circulation desk or fax a completed application to (575) 646-2610.</li></li></ul><li>PASSPORT Participants(New Mexico Academic Libraries)<br />
Scanner and Photocopier<br />Scanner is free to use, send scans to your email or to a flash drive. Photocopier is .10 per copy.<br />
Offers easy access to course-related or other materials set apart from the general collection and made available to a designated class or other user group.</li></ul>Access electronic format course reserves<br />Access physical format course reserves (books, videos, etc.)<br />
Reference Desk<br />Staff members assist researchers with everything from requests for basic information to in-depth assistance with research papers and projects, using the Library’s extensive collection of print and online reference materials (specialized encyclopedias, bibliographies, statistical sources, etc.) and other information sources. <br />The reference desk offers services in person, via phone, email, chat/IM, or by appointment.<br />
Reference Desk<br />Stay tuned – Don’t touch that dial – for the Fall Workshop Schedule.<br />Instruction Sessions for Classes<br />Collection Development – purchase books and databases with the departments. <br />