Research Links: List of Databases, Course Reserves

Quick Search: Articles, newspapers, books and ebooks, videos and more. Results primarily available online but may also include books available in the library or articles that can be requested for email delivery from ILLiad.

Catalog: Books (including ebooks) and other items in UNLV Libraries. Does not search journal articles.

Library Information: Pages on library web site, for example research guides, library policies and procedures, hours and events.


Top 5 Library Tips

1. The RebelCard is the key to accessing library services

  • You must obtain your RebelCard from the RebelCard office during their open hours to:
    • Access the UNLV Libraries electronic resources and services (journal articles, electronic books, course reserves) from the campus computer labs or from off-campus
  • You must activate your RebelCard at one of the UNLV Libraries Circulation Desks to:
  • You must set up a Library PIN to:
    • Access Your Library Account (renew books, see what you have checked out, place holds)
    • Use the self-check out machines
    • Connect using remote access (use databases from home)
    • Request materials using LINK+ (request a book the Libraries does not own)
    • Access items in E-reserves (find items your professor wants you to read)

2. Where to go for help

3. How to locate library materials

4. About library technology

  • The library and computer labs are on different systems, so:
    • You can't save your work to the library computers; it will be lost.
    • Save all work to a portable storage device (flash drive, etc.)
  • You may check out laptops for use in the library
  • Wireless access is available at the UNLV Libraries, including all branches; register here
  • Printing & Copying:
  • Scanners are available

5. Where to find study space at Lied Library

  • The third and fourth floors are the quiet study areas
  • Group study rooms are available on the first, third, fourth & fifth floors
    • The rooms are first-come-first serve and not available by reservation
    • The rooms are for groups of 3 or more
    • You can borrow markers for the white boards at the Media desk on the first floor

Need more tips? See the new students page for more information about UNLV Libraries.

Campus Map of the University Libraries