Resource Sharing Committee

Committee Officers:
 Chair Samantha Villa  New Mexico State University – Carlsbad
Renee Goodvin Central New Mexico Community College
Terese DeSimio New Mexico State University – Doña Ana
John Sandstrom New Mexico State University
Laura Soito University of New Mexico

The Charge of this committee is to improve resource sharing, document delivery, and interlibrary loan services to New Mexico academic libraries by:

  • Sharing information about resource sharing activities, systems and databases available for group purchase.
  • Developing collection development/resource sharing programs.
  • Promoting access to improved technologies for resource sharing among member libraries.
  • Collaborating with the State Library and other organizations on statewide initiatives to advocate for the provision of equal quality library services to all New Mexico higher education students and faculty.
  • Overseeing and coordinating the NMCAL Passport Program.
  • Identifying and disseminating best practices regarding the delivery of library resources and services to distance learners.
  • Providing information to institutional administrations on various available means and methods of providing library services and
    resources to distance learners.
  • Exploring, promoting and seeking funding for appropriate new technologies that enhance the delivery of library resources and services to distance learners.