RURAL SERVICES We are now offering our Books By Mail patrons Gale Group InfoTrac Resources! In an effort to bring electronic information resources to as many New Mexicans as possible, the New Mexico State Library is providing databases of magazines and journals to libraries and patrons via the Internet. The New Mexico State Library has chosen InfoTrac, a highly regarded resource of content-rich authoritative information through the Internet. The InfoTrac databases contain over 4,277 magazines and journals, 2,969 of them with full-text and full-image with the remainder offering abstracts to the articles. InfoTrac is a product of Gale Group, a major vendor of library magazine and journal subscriptions to libraries.
Access to the databases is controlled through specific usernames and passwords which are established for constituent libraries and patrons throughout New Mexico. Each library is authorized to provide these usernames and passwords to its clients, students or patrons, thus giving access to any New Mexico citizen with Internet access.
The Gale logon screen for NMSL Direct and Rural Services patrons is http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nmlibdrsb (The password is: cactus)
Copyright requirements are covered by the arrangements that the Gale Group makes with the journals and magazines it includes in the databases.
*We ask that you mention you are a Books By Mail patron when contacting the following numbers.
For information or help contact either:
Mark Adams 1-800-477-4401 or
Teresa Martinez (505) 476-9781 or 1-800-395-9144
For information on how to use the database contact:
For information from the New Mexico State Library visit the web site at www.stlib.state.nm.us
NEW MEXICO STATE LIBRARY
BOOKS BY MAIL
HOW TO ORDER: Send us your NAME and ADDRESS.
Write the Catalog Numbers of the books you wish to read. Mail to: BOOKS BY MAIL
Santa Fe, NM 87507-5166 or use the yellow order card included with your last order of booksor Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
email@example.com or CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-395-9144 DAY OR NIGHT ***Due to U.S. Postal Service practices your order may take up to 2 weeks to reach you and to return to us. Your books, a new order card, and the return postage will arrive in a special canvas bag to be used when returning materials to the BOOKS BY MAIL office.
The due date for the books to be returned will be stamped on the back inside cover of each book. If you are unable to return your books by the due date, please send a note or call 1-800-395-9144 giving us the Title, Author, and Due Date. These books will be renewed for an additional three weeks.
For any reference questions you may have, you can direct them to our Reference Bureau at firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that you mention you are a Books By Mail patron when contacting them.
NEW MEXICO STATE LIBRARY
BOOKS BY MAIL
* HIGH DEMAND TITLES !!!
Some delays in filling orders are unavoidable when a new catalog or supplement is sent out to several hundred households, so if a book is not available at the time of your request, it will be put on reserve and mailed to you when it becomes available. You will not need to reorder the book(s). Reordering the book(s) will only delay orders that much longer. We appreciate your patience.
Books in Spanish are available for children and adults. Some editions
LARGE PRINT BOOKS
When ordering titles with the prefix “LP” (Large Print) please specify that you only want the titles in Large Print, otherwise, if the title is available in regular print, it will be substituted, and if it is not, we will send you the “LP” title. We hope this will minimize the waiting time on high demand titles and also save the Large Print for patrons who can only read Large Print, which is a smaller collection. Thank You.
BOOKS-BY-MAIL provides library services to those who are not reached by public libraries. Call our toll free number1-800-395-9144 and leave your requests on the 24 hour recording. Give us your name, mailing address, the catalog numbers of the books you wish to read. If calling to renew a book, give us the same information mentioned above along with the original due date of your book(s).
This program was funded with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act. NEW MEXICO STATE LIBRARY BOOKS BY MAIL
Counties:Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Socorro, Torrance,Valencia
3130 B. Hwy 180 East
Silver City, NM 88061-7704
Counties:Catron, Grant, Hidalgo,
Luna, Otero, Sierra
The Bookmobiles are a part of the Rural Services Program. Contact the Bookmobile headquarters in your area for the Bookmobile schedules. Users of the Rural Services Program may also take advantage of the Talking Book Library, which provides audio material for the blind, reading disabled, physically handicapped and some homebound people. For more information about this program call 1-800-456-5515.
Dear Reader, Borrowing books from your library has never been easier. The newly released titles in this catalog are available for you to borrow through the mail. Just fill out your order card or send us your requests along with your name and address on your own postcard or stationary. Your whole family can take advantage of this special library service to make book borrowing as easy and convenient as possible. Happy Reading!