Answered By: Sally Bowler-Hill
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2022     Views: 31

Library services are free to UNM affiliates, including faculty, staff, students, residents, preceptors, volunteer clinical faculty, and emeritus faculty. Some services are unavailable to non-affiliates, and other services are only available for a fee. Please see table below for a complete list:

Library eligibility and rates summary table, effective July 1, 2022

UNM Affiliates (Current)

  • HSC Faculty, Staff, Students, Fellows and Residents
  • UNM Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Preceptors
  • Volunteer Clinical Faculty
  • Emeritus Faculty


  • New Mexico Healthcare Institutions, Hospitals, Clinics, and Government Agencies
  • New Mexico Licensed Health Care Professionals and Biomedical Researchers
  • Unaffiliated individuals
  • Passport Holders (NMCAL)
  •  UNM Alumni
  • Unaffiliated New Mexico Corporations
Offsite Access to Electronic Collections Yes No
Borrowing Privileges for Print Collections Yes
  • Passport Holders from another New Mexico Academic Library member institution – Yes, with Passport and ID*
  • Corporations – $200/year
  • Students of Non-Passport Participating Schools – $60/yr**
Consultations with Library Faculty No charge $82 per hour
Interlibrary Loan– Books No charge* Not applicable. Request through local public library.
Interlibrary Loan– Articles No charge* Not applicable. Request through local public library.
Electronic Document Delivery – Articles No charge* $20 per article
Notes *UNM main campus faculty, staff & students may request ILL books and articles from University Libraries. *Need passport and ID from home institution. **Borrowing card must be purchased by the academic institution.


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