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NMSU Library pilots a curbside pickup service

Beginning July 6, 2020, the NMSU Library announces a pilot curbside service to provide access to the circulating print collection in the Zuhl and Branson Library.  Requests for materials will be made online.  Hours of service are Monday through Thursday (9:00AM -1:00PM) and Friday, (10:00AM – 12:00PM).  Please allow XX hours from completing the online…
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Documenting COVID-19: Archiving the Present for the Future

Media Contact: Dennis Daily, Archives Special Collections Department Head (575) 646-4756 or ddaily@nmsu.edu For immediate release – Las Cruces, NM (April 27, 2020) In hopes of documenting the effects brought by COVID-19 to New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, and New Mexico, the staff at the NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is reaching…
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NMSU Library and NMSU Department of Astronomy to celebrate Clyde W. Tombaugh’s legacy

On February 18, 1930, 90 years ago, Clyde William Tombaugh – a young technician newly hired by the Lowell Observatory – discovered the planet Pluto. This incredible deed made history and brought worldwide recognition to the aspiring astronomer who eventually played a crucial role in establishing an astronomy graduate program at New Mexico State University….
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NMSU Library hosting a special screening of Change the Subject

Mark your calendars! The New Mexico State University Library will host a special screening of Change the Subject, a 55-minute documentary film that examines how the Library of Congress subject heading “illegal alien” became a flashpoint in the immigration debate on Capitol Hill. The screening will take place on Tuesday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m….
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Mirrors of Ourselves, Border Archives Bazaar

Our lives and our communities are reflected in the documents, photographs, maps, and other items we create. Archives, museums, libraries, and other organizations preserve these treasures for study and enjoyment. The Border Archives Bazaar Bazaar will be held on September 28, 2019, 10am-4pm, at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces,…
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NMSU Library display of Apollo-related Government Documents

On July 20, 1969 the first humans touched down on the moon as part of NASA’s Apollo Space Program. Fifty years later, the historic achievement is being celebrated across the nation this week. In the NMSU Library, we set up a display of Apollo-related Government Documents to commemorate the landing. Since its inception, NASA has…
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Dime Novels: The Most Thrilling Stories Ever Published!

Media Contact: Dylan McDonald, Special Collections Librarian (575) 646-7711 or dylanmcd@nmsu.edu For immediate release – Las Cruces, NM (June 24, 2019) The NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections (ASC) will display numerous colorfully illustrated covers from the library’s extensive “dime novel” collection. Dime Novels: “The Most Thrilling Stories Ever Published!” highlights some of the over…
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NMSU Library Archives celebrating Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections has created an online exhibition featuring some of the remarkable women who have made an impact on the history of the university and the surrounding community. The archives department holds extensive collections documenting the lives of women in New Mexico and the…
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Sunshine Week panel discussion on border issues

Media Contact: David Irvin dirv@nmus.edu (575) 646-6925 March 11, 2019 For immediate release – Las Cruces, N.M. New Mexico State University will host a panel discussion, “Shedding Light on a Dark Journey,” in honor of Sunshine Week 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Zuhl Library, third floor. The event is free and open…
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Order 2019 NMSU Library Calendar!

Media Contact: Erica Aguirre aerica@nmus.edu (575) 646-1508 November 7, 2018 For immediate release – Las Cruces, N.M. Order your copy of the 2019 NMSU Library Calendar for $10.00. This year’s calendar features images of our university’s rich athletic traditions. NMSU has more than century-long tradition of intercollegiate athletics- from undefeated football teams, Sun Bowl championships,…
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