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Disability Resources

The Central New Mexico Community College Libraries system is committed to providing equal access to information for all faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. In order to ensure all users equitable access the library has developed a program of services that enable users with disabilities to take full advantage of its offerings.

The following services will be available to persons with disabilities upon request:

Circulation Services

  • Assistance with retrieving items from stacks or shelf areas
  • Paging of books from stacks and shelf areas
  • Assistance in ascertaining the availability of books, periodicals, or other resources via the telephone or email
  • Extension of reserves or loan periods or modification of other lending rules on an individual basis when possible
  • Renewing items in person, over the telephone, or by email
  • Assistance with photocopying of a limited number of pages from books and/or periodicals

Reference Assistance

  • Assistance with research in person, over the telephone, or by email
  • Assistance with retrieving items from stacks or shelf areas
  • Assistance with photocopying of a limited number of pages from books and/or periodicals
  • Assistance with locating alternative formats
  • Research appointments for individual help

Proxy Borrowers
Users with disabilities are eligible to designate a proxy borrower(s), a designated person or persons who may check out library materials in their name. The users will be responsible for all library materials borrowed and/or fees or fines accrued by the proxy borrower in their name. A completed Proxy Borrower Application Form is needed to set up arrangements for a proxy borrower.

* Contact, Physical Accessibility, Available Adaptive Technology Information, and all other library services or accommodations, please contact the CNM Libraries for arrangements.

**For all other CNM services or accommodations, please contact the Disability Resources Center .