FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jeanette Smith, NMSU Library, (575) 646-7492, email@example.com
The NMSU Library recently joined Trans-Amigos Express, a courier program for delivering Interlibrary
Loan and other library materials to participating Amigos libraries. This new program will lower costs and
improve service to users because most books are delivered within one or two work days. Currently, 135
major universities, major cities, and most medium-sized and small cities in Texas and Oklahoma participate
in Trans-Amigos Express, and the NMSU Library is the first library in New Mexico to join.
Trans-Amigos Express is a service of Amigos Library Services, Inc., of Dallas, the regional agency that
provides shared catalog records through OCLC to over 650 libraries and cultural institutions in the southwestern
U.S. OCLC enables Interlibrary Loan offices to know which libraries own requested materials.
The mission of Amigos to provide innovative information services, promote regional cooperation and
resource sharing, and support libraries as leaders in education and information services.
For more information, please contact Karen Stabler, the Head of the Library’s Access Services Department,