Zuhl and Branson Libraries are both physically closed until further notice.
Beginning July 6th, the library will provide a Curbside Pickup Service to provide access to materials in Zuhl and Branson Libraries.
When arriving, please park on the curbside on Breland Drive. After pickup, you will need make a “U-turn” with plenty of room utilizing the entry to McFie Circle due to lot 45 under construction. See photo for the area to park.
Physical book borrowing for ILL is suspended at this time due to other libraries suspending interlibrary loan book lending, etc. Interlibrary Loan is available for e-Sources only. No physical items are able to be requested.
Due dates for books out on loan will be extended until the end of the semester.
Physical Course Reserves and Scanning services have been suspended for the time being, but the following services are available:
Suggestions on ebook alternatives
Technical support with scanning material yourself at home.
Free apps that turn cell phone cameras into PDF document scanners are available in your phone's app stores. Several that librarians have had luck with include:
Document Scanner - PDF Creator
Adobe Scan: PDF Scanner with OCR, PDF Creator
Canvas uploading support
Please check the following resource pages to see if your Reserve book may be included in the new freely available resources:
For Teachers: OCIP's Keep Teaching! page. Select the "Resources" tab and scroll down to "Textbook Resources".
For Students: OCIP's Keep Learning! page. Select the "Resources" tab and scroll down to "Textbook Resources".
NMSU Bookstore website. On their homepage, there's a large image for free eBook access. Click on the link to take you to VitalSource. If you are a first-time user you'll need to create an account. Use your NMSU username and password. Once you confirm your account you can search for textbooks you may have placed on reserve (choose "Explore" and use the ISBN to make sure you get the correct edition). A lot of these textbooks are being offered to students for free for the rest of the semester.