Rooms & Spaces

Zimmerman Library Learning Commons
learning commons tables and chairsThe Zimmerman Library Learning Commons has it all! Computers and laptops, power and connectivity, recharging stations for your gadgets, cloud printing, scanners, popular reading, portable dry erase boards, great furniture and tools that can be rearranged to create workspaces on the fly and expert librarians to answer your questions. Visit the Zimmerman Library Learning Commons web page to find out more about this remodel.
DEN 1 in Centennial Science and Engineering Library
Den 1 computer image

Dual monitor Macs and PCs loaded with special software – including the complete Adobe Creative Cloud – can be reserved. Reserve a workstation using the reservation station
located in DEN 1.

  •     3 Mac and 3 PC workstations with dual monitors
  •     Reserve for 3 hours and re-reserve if no one is waiting
  •     Reserve up to 2 weeks in advance
  •     NetID and password required

Installed software packages may change without notice. Currently installed pacakages include:

Graphic Design & Photography:  InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom

Gaming & App Design: Buildbox, GameMaker Studio Master, Stencyl, Xcode, Flash

Video & Animation: Camtasia/Snagit Bundle, Premiere Pro, After Effects

Data Manipulation: Anaconda, ArcGIS, IBM SPSS Stats, MatLab, Nvivo, QGIS, Stata

DEN 2 in Centennial Science and Engineering Library
Den 1 computer image

Schedule your next collaborative or virtual reality session in DEN 2. Reservable for up to 3 hours per day and up to 16 weeks in advance.

    HTC Vive virtual reality workstation
    75” 4K flat screen and ceiling speakers
    PC and Mac mini desktops
    Cables to connect a laptop
    Apple TV
    Sony FDR-AX53 4K video recorder
    Webcam and 2 room microphones
    WiFi hub for better connectivity to Lobo WiFi

Group Study Rooms
Reserve a Room!

Group Study Rooms are available at all four libraries

  • Reservable by UNM students, staff or faculty
  • Reservations can be made for up to 2 hours
  • Rooms are held for 15 minutes after the reservation
  • Many study room have flat panel screens
For more information see the Group Study Room Policy.
Reserve a Room Now!
Quiet Spaces
Zimmerman West Wing
There are several study areas that are quiet areas:
  • Zimmerman Library - West Wing & Willard Room
  • Zimmerman Library - Study carrels on 2nd & 3rd floor
  • Parish Library - Study carrels around the perimeter of Lower Level 2
  • Centennial Library - East wing (periodicals area) of Lower Level 1
Find quiet spaces on the floor maps.
Graduate Student Commons
Graduate Student Commons
  • Wireless access and outlets so students can use their own computers or mobile devices
  • Alternatively, they can check out a laptop from the library and use it within the space

The University Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Students Association have partnered to create a dedicated space for graduate students in Zimmerman Library.

    • Located just off the Zimmerman Library first floor lobby
    • Open during normal library hours, and available exclusively to graduate students
    • A quiet study space with tables and desk chairs, as well as comfortable armchairs
    • Lockers are available along one wall