Programs and Awards

Passport Program

New Mexico students, faculty, and staff may directly borrow books and other material from participating colleges and universities around the state.  For detailed information see the NMCAL Passport Agreement.

Participating Passport Member Libraries

NMCAL Professional Development Scholarship Program

The New Mexico Consortium of Academic Libraries offers up to $1,500.00 per year (July 1 – June 30) in professional development scholarships to assist academic librarians/paraprofessionals with event expenses for professional development purposes.

Scholarship Guidelines and Application Form

NMCAL Group Purchase

2018 Go Bond funded electronic library subscription of bibliographic and full-text databases.

EBSCO Publishing Package
providing access to the following (7/1/2021 – 6/30/2023)

Academic Search Complete
Applied Science and Technology Source
Associate Program Source
CINAHL Complete
Criminal Justice Abstract with Full Text
eBook Academic Collection
eBook Community College
Education Research Complete
Energy and Power Source
Environment Complete
Literary Reference Center
Master FILE Elite
Points of View Reference Center
Science Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center

New Mexico Academic Librarian of the Year Award

This prestigious award is given annually to a member of NMCAL in recognition of significant accomplishments in academic librarianship.

Award Recipients
Nomination Form – (For use by librarians at NMCAL libraries only)