New Mexico State Library

Education and Training Opportunities in New Mexico

There are no ALA accredited MLS nor MLIS training programs in New Mexico. However, there are a number of accredited online programs around the country offering Masters degrees for librarians.

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Other Training Opportunities

Hitchhiker – Professional Development

The Professional Development calendar on NMSLs Hitchhiker blog provides numerous FREE online training opportunities for professional development on a variety of topics.

WebJunction – Learning Center

The Learning Center is a source for library staff training: online courses, downloadable lessons, training tips, and other tools to enhance your technical and policy knowledge and skills. You can also use Learning Center resources to develop and conduct technology courses for library patrons.

New Mexico Library Association – statewide

New Mexico Library Association – Annual conference (Fall) and Mini-conference (Spring)

Amigos Library Services – statewide and online

Amigos offers training courses on topics from OCLC to the Internet, preservation to imaging, and reference and technical services to management and technology. Classes are available face-to-face or online. There is a cost for many of the training sessions.