Mission and Vision


The University of New Mexico University Libraries provides information, services and education in anyplace and at anytime, as well as providing and maintaining exceptional facilities for the evolving education, research and service needs of UNM and the wider community. The UL plays a key role in fulfilling UNM’s mission to serve as New Mexico’s flagship institution of higher learning through demonstrated and growing excellence in teaching, research, patient care, and community service.


The University of New Mexico University Libraries is seen as a proactive and adaptable source of knowledge for UNM and the wider community. We remain the leading academic library in New Mexico by:

  • Making available extensive and valuable collections
  • Being a trusted partner in the academic culture
  • Enabling students in the use of information and informatics
  • By offering extensive and user-­‐centered electronic services
  • Being a desired destination by providing functional and attractive physical places
  • Ensuring that our employees have the necessary skills and tools to serve the evolving needs of our customers
  • Having varied funding sources
  • Sharing successes with customers by understanding their needs

About the Dean's Office

Contact Information

Phone: (505) 277-4241

Fax: (505) 277-7196


Zimmerman Library 2nd floor
Room 209, West Wing

Mailing Address

University Libraries
MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001