For Visitors

Using Facilities and Collections
Using Computers
Visitors wishing to use computers for academic use may request a Community Computer Pass from the library service desk.
  • A valid government issued photo id will be required before a Community Computer Pass will be issued.
  • Community Computer Passes can only be used on designated computers in each library.
  • Community Computer Passes are good for 60 minutes per day.
  • Visitors can purchase copy cards in order to use our printing and copying services.
  • See our Computer Use Policy for more information.
Borrowing Materials
Anyone is free to use materials in the library building with the exception of certain electronic resources licensed only for UNM users. Visitors may borrow materials by obtaining a community borrower card.  Certain students and affiliates of other organizations are eligible to have the $35 fee waived.  See our Community Borrowers Policy for more information.
Special Events & Exhibits
Zimmerman Library
The Libraries regularly have lectures, classes and other events. Exhibit spaces are also located in the Waters and Herzstein rooms of Zimmerman Library.  Find more information about our current events & exhibits.  In addition, visitors may want to visit Zimmerman Library's historic West Wing.
Library Tours & Classes
University Libraries offers classes on research strategies and effective use of library and web resources, as well as tours of library buildings. In keeping with our mission, we give priority to members of the UNM community. Library instruction services will be provided to non-UNM groups as time and resources permit. To schedule a class or tour, please see our FAQ.
Zimmerman Library
Visiting Scholars
Zimmerman Library
Visiting scholars should inquire at the service desk to discuss options for extended use of computers and other resources.

Many researchers take advantage of our archival and Southwest resources in the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections.

They may also wish to read about our services for community users.
Libraries are open to the public during most open hours. Click on each of the four branch libraries for more information.

Centennial Science & Engineering Library
Fine Arts & Design Library
Parish Memorial Library
Zimmerman Library