Instructional Resource Center

The Instructional Resource Center (IRC) is the Regional Evaluation Center for New Mexico Department of Education. It is a depository of textbooks and teaching materials adopted by the New Mexico Board of Education for use in New Mexico public schools. IRC materials are listed in the Golden Library Catalog.

Location: 2nd floor, top of the back stairs (above Media Services).

IRC serves

  • School districts in eastern New Mexico
  • Students in teacher training programs
  • Home schoolers

IRC Collection

  • arranged by subject area and year of adoption
  • elementary and secondary texts
  • teacher and curriculum guides, media kits and unit plans
  • IRC materials are kept in the collection until superceded by new textbook adoption, usually six years
  • materials are listed in the online catalog
  • checked out at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the library.

Same as Golden Library

The IRC is supervised by Sean Shepherd. Phone 575.562.2258 for additional information.