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

2022 Go Bond funded electronic library subscription of bibliographic and full-text databases.

EBSCO Publishing Package
providing access to the following (7/1/2023 – 6/30/2025)

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Applied Science & Technology Source
  • Art & Architecture Source
  • CINAHL Ultimate
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
  • eBook Subscription Academic Collection – (North America)
  • eBook Subscription Community College Collection
  • Education Research Complete
  • Energy & Power Source
  • Environment Complete
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
  • MasterFILE Complete
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • PrepSTEP for Community Colleges
  • PrepSTEP for Colleges and Universities
  • PrepSTEP Job and Career Accelerator Center (add-on)
  • Science Reference Center
  • Small Business Reference Center
  • Associates Programs Source
  • History Reference Center eBook Subscription
  • Literary Reference Center eBook Subscription
  • MasterFILE Reference eBook Subscription
  • Military and Government Collection
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection : HOST
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
  • Science Reference Center eBook Subscription
  • Vocational Search and Career Collection

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)