Pannell Library

Pannell Library

   Library Hours | Summer 2024     

Monday - Friday           8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday                        CLOSED

About Pannell Library

Named for founding president, Dr. H.C. Pannell, the Pannell Library provides a diverse collection of print and electronic resources designed to meet the information resource requirements of New Mexico Junior College students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in support of curriculum and the College mission.

Library Holdings       

  • A database collection of over 160 unique resources, housing hundreds of thousands of journal articles, accessible from the Library web page, 24/7.
  • A print book collection of over 50,000 titles.
  • An electronic book collection of over 671,000 titles.
  • Streaming Video collections with hundreds of thousands of full-length titles and video segments.
  • Reference and reserve resources holding nearly 2,000 titles.
  • A DVD and audiobook collection featuring over 4,000 titles.
  • Estacado Library Information Network (ELIN) consortium information resources.
  • New Mexico State Library resources (El Portal).
  • Thousands of print and electronic United States Government, and New Mexico state documents as a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).


  • Book, DVD, and audiobook loan.
  • 22 public access computers for conducting research and coursework.
  • Color and monochrome printing (consult Library staff regarding printing policies).
  • Study rooms accommodating groups of up to ten NMJC affiliated patrons. Rooms are scheduled by reservation or walk-in (subject to availability).
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Request a book, document, or other materials held by another library.
  • Research assistance for access to print and electronic information resources. Personalized research consultation available by appointment.
  • Library instruction sessions and tours for groups and individuals.
  • Professional staff collaboration with instructors regarding information resources for classroom assignments, specific research topics, or material acquisition to support curriculum.
  • Email inquiries through the account.
  • Printable New Mexico legal forms, available through the ELIN database resources.
  • Community patron material loan and computer access, utilizing workstations housed in the NMJC Pannell Library. Access and printing services are authorized at Library staff discretion. Patrons may request a guest login credential at the Library Circulation Desk.