The COVID-19 pandemic irrevocably changed the ways that libraries function. Libraries had to shift and our skills as librarians and educators were put to the test in new ways. As the Instruction Coordinator at New Mexico State University Library during the pandemic, I saw an opportunity emerge to do something I had wanted to for a while: shift instruction to be more mindful of concepts of sustainability and utilize the tools of our library and campus community to their greatest effect. This article details the shift in considering library instruction through sustainability and resilience by detailing the main challenges the New Mexico State University Library faced during the pandemic.
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