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Access World News (NewsBank)

Access World News Research Collection: Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text news sources. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 10,000 sources.

Films on Demand

Streaming video service containing outstanding educational programs

Issues & Controversies (Facts on File)

Award-winning publisher of print and online reference materials for the school and library market. We specialize in a number of key subject areas, such as history, science, literature, geography, health, and more.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. ... Opposing Viewpoints is a rich resource for debaters and includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more.

ProQuest One Literature

ProQuest One Literature brings together the most comprehensive collection of primary texts, ebooks, reference sources, full-text journals, dissertations, video and more, for unparalleled access to historical and contemporary content by and about celebrated and lesser-known authors from around the world.

Nursing Resources

Resources for Nursing students all in one location. Includes videos, research databases and materials.

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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 52,000 titles.
  • An electronic Book collection of over 750,000 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 4,500 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).

Services/Resources Offered by Pannell Library

  • 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 is 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 Library 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.


Pannell Library

Hours of Operation
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Address: 1 Thunderbird Circle, Hobbs, NM, US, 88240
Phone: 575-492-2870