Support University Libraries

Your Gift Can Make a Difference

Investing in the College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences is the best way for you to support the most important tool on campus for student success. The vast resources of the University Libraries, many of which are available 24/7 are freely available to every UNM student.

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Give by check:
    •    Make the check payable to the UNM Foundation.
    •    Enter the FUND NAME on the memo line.
    •    Mail the check to:  The UNM Foundation, 700 Lomas NE, Ste. 108, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

High-quality library research collections and well designed spaces remain critical to the recruitment and retention of the best students and faculty.  Gifts to the College help support the purchase of collections - paper and electronic - and help support improvements to equipment and facilities for our students.

For any questions about giving the library contact Development Director, Carol Kennedy or call (505) 277-5632.

Featured Funds

Laptop showing books on the screen.University Libraries Dean's Fund for Excellence

The Dean’s Fund for Excellence supports the strategic direction that the Dean sets for the college.

Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections

The Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections is a repository for diverse collections of original materials relating to New Mexico, the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Latin America as well as rare materials from around the world.

Libraries and Spaces

students study at tables in the library
Indigenous Nations Library Program

INLP is an open library space that brings together a unique combination of programs and services to support our Native American students.

 Fine Arts Library Fund

This fund supports the acquisition of collections and materials for the Fine Arts & Design Library.

Centennial Science & Engineering Library Fund

This fund supports the acquisition of collections and materials for Centennial Science and Engineering Library.

Collection Funds

an ipad with a hand magically pulling books out of the screenThe Tony Hillerman Collection Fund

The Tony Hillerman Portal presents digital versions of his manuscripts, screenplays and correspondence and is available to anyone interested in Hillerman's writing. Funds will help support this ongoing project.

The Howard L. Karno Endowment for Latin American Pictorial Collections

University Libraries has a renowned Latin American collection. An important part of the collections are photographs and other historic and contemporary visual materials. The Karno fund supports purchases for the collection.

Book Donations

The University Libraries is not currently accepting donations of physical books, such as textbooks, general or older academic books, or general interest books. Also, we do not accept magazines or journals. We recommend that you donate your books to the Friends of the Library at either the Albuquerque Public Library, 505-768-5167 or the Rio Rancho Public Library, 505-892-7323

In exceptional cases, we will review prospective donations for which a complete inventory of titles is available. Please provide, at a minimum, for each title: author, title and year published, together with your contact information.


Development Office

Carol Kennedy
Director of Development
(505) 277-5632 phone
(505) 277-7196 fax


209 Zimmerman Library
2nd Floor, WestWing

Mailing Address

College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences
MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131