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New Mexico State University

Alamogordo

About Us

The David H. Townsend Library contains almost 40,000 books, 70 magazine/journal subscriptions in print with several thousand more online through various databases, nearly 1,000 New Mexico State documents and several thousand audio visual titles. The present library building was completed in 1982. It was officially named “David H. Townsend Library” on October 30, 1992. David H. Townsend was a history professor at NMSU-A, as well as Branch Campus Director from 1978-1982, and remains a long-time library supporter.

Mission Statement

By promoting information literacy and providing resources and services, David H. Townsend Library supports the academic goals of New Mexico State University at Alamogordo in serving its diverse communities.

Library & Media Services Staff

NamePhoneEmailTitle
Townsend Library575.439.3650Main Desk
Dr. Sharon Jenkins575.439.3806Director of Library Services
Lyn Johnson575.439.3820Library Specialist
Emily Tibbs575.439.3651Library Assistant
Wayne West575.439.3653Library Assistant