UNM Valencia Campus Library

Library Policy Information

Any adult is welcome to use the Library's collections in the building.
Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Borrowing materials requires a library card.
Please bring your card to the library each time you visit.
For details on obtaining a library card and specific services, please see details below.


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users (8K)

UNM Valencia Campus Students,

Faculty and Staff

Valencia County Community Users


  • May borrow any number of books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), or maps.
  • May borrow any type of videos (limit 2 titles)
  • May request interlibrary loans.
  • Must have LOBO ID cards.
    • LOBO ID card available at Library
    • Photo-ID required.

Individuals affliated with other UNM campuses

  • May borrow any number of books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), or maps.
  • May borrow any type of videos (limit 2 titles)
  • No interlibrary loan service
  • LOBO ID issued at home or Main Campus.

UNM retirees and Valencia Campus alumni

  • May borrow 5 items including books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), videos (limit 2 titles) or maps.
  • May request interlibrary loans.
  • Retirees must have LOBO ID.
  • Alumni must provide copy of degree when registering for library services.

Individuals affliated with New Mexico institutions colleges and universities

  • May borrow 5 items including books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), videos (limit 2 titles) or maps.
  • No interlibrary loan service
  • Requires institutional ID.
  • Appropriate documentation as indicated in Passport program documentation.
  • For more specific information, see UNMVC Library Passport Info.

ABE/GED Students

  • May borrow 5 items including books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), videos (limit 2 titles) or maps.
  • No interlibrary loan service
  • ID issued by ABE/GED office each semester.

Other community members

  • May borrow 5 items including books (except Reference), periodicals (except current issue), videos (limit 2 titles) or maps.
  • No interlibrary loan service.
  • ID issued by Library.
  • Requires photo ID and proof of address.
  • **Local community teachers are not limited to 5 items or 2 video titles.

Community Users Brochure
(English or Spanish)


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Check Out or Loan Period for Materials

Books 30 days
Videos/DVDs** 3 days
Periodicals 3 days
Reserve materials Varies with item
Reference materials Can not be checked out.
Maps 3 days
New Mexico Documents Varies with item
**Limited to 2 titles.

 

Late or Overdue Penalties

  • There are no overdue or late fees.
  • Borrowers will be billed for replacement costs of all late or overdue items.
  • Borrowers will not be able to check out additional item until the bill is paid or the items are returned.
  • Students' college records are "held or frozen" until the bill is paid or the item is returned.

Renewing Materials

  • Materials may be renewed 3 times, if no other borrower has requested the item.
    1. You may renew items online using LIBROS.
    2. Library staff will renew items in person at the Circulation Desk.
    3. Library staff will renew items by phone (505-925-8990).

Requesting Materials Already Checked Out

  • All borrowers may request an item that is checked out (place a hold).
  • Library staff will ask the person who has the item to return the item.
  • When the item returns, it will be held for the requesting borrower.
  • Library staff will notify the requesting borrower that the item is available.

Returning Materials

  • Materials may be returned to the Circulation Desk or a Bookdrop.
  • Reserve materials must be returned at the Circulation Desk.
  • Bookdrops are located:
    • Outside the front door of the Library
    • Near the northeast corner of the Learning Resource Center (Library) building.
    • At the Circulation Desk.

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computerpolicy (6K)

Computer Use Policy

  • CLASS ASSIGNMENTS COME FIRST! These computers are provided to assist persons taking classes at UNM-Valencia Campus. Use of the computers for recreational web browsing and other non-research functions is permitted by students and others when the machines are not busy. You may be asked to vacate your terminal if it is needed for research.
  • The computers may not be used for any commercial purpose.
  • The user may not adjust, reconfigure, or alter the hardware properties in any way nor may you load software onto the computer.
  • The user may not view or print any material that is sexually explicit or otherwise offensive except as part of a UNM-Valencia research project.
  • The user may not engage in any form of illegal software copying or other copyright infringement.
  • The user should print only what is absolutely necessary and May not print additional copies of anything. Please use the photocopy machine for copies.
  • Children under the age of 15 may not use the computers at all unless they are currently enrolled in a community education computer class AND their teacher or parent is present with them at the computer.
All registered borrowers must initial the Library's registration card acknowledging they have read this policy.
UNM Valencia Campus Library
280 La Entrada
Los Lunas NM 87031
505-925-8990
505-925-8501 (FAX)
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