Using the new library catalog

Setting up your Library Account

The new system uses UNM ID # (on your Lobo Card) and a new password you create, NOT your UNM NetID and password. The first time you choose My Library Account Sign In you can create your new password. The password you create is not synchronized with any other campus system.

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Directions (text & screenshots)

My Library Account

Choose Set/reset password, as seen on the screen below.

Reset password

At the next screen, enter your UNM ID # and click Request new password.

Request new password

A message will be sent to your LoboMail account. Follow the link there to set a new password. Your Username is your UNM ID#.

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Finding a Specific Book (or journal article)

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Directions (text and screenshots)

From the Quicksearch on the Libraries home page, search for the title and use double quotes!

Known item search

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Finding a Journal by Title

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Using the Library Catalog

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Getting a book we don't own or that is already checked out

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Directions if we don't own the book (text and screenshots)

You've found the title you want, but you see that we don't own it:

WorldCat Libraries

Click on the title and scroll down to click on the "Request Item" button.

Library Express button

Log in to the Library Express system with your NetID and password and submit the Book/Loan Request Form.

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Directions if it's currently checked out (text and screenshots)

You found the title you want, but you see that it's already checked out to someone else!

Availability checked out

Click on the title and then scroll down and click on the "Request Item" button.

Library Express Button

Log in to the Library Express system with your NetID and password and submit the Book/Loan Request Form.

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