Teaching and Learning Librarian Mark Lenker was recently the recipient of the 2018 Johns Hopkins University Press Award for Best Article. He received the award for "Developmentalism: Learning as the Basis for Evaluating Information", which was published in the journal "portal: Libraries and the Academy".
The UNLV University Libraries has launched a pilot project, the UNLV Open Article Fund, to provide up to $30,000 in financial assistance for UNLV faculty and graduate student researchers seeking to publish in open access journals.
The Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL) has awarded Starr Hoffman, Director of Planning and Assessment, and James Cheng, Library Data Analyst, an Academic Library Impact Research Grant for a project entitled “Researchers on Academic Library Impact: Characteristics and Perspectives.”
Health Sciences Librarian Xan Goodman was recently honored with the professional excellence award from the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group.
The University Libraries is now hiring for a variety of student employee positions for the Summer 2018 semester. Visit our Student Employment webpage to apply.
UNLV University Libraries hit a major milestone during the Spring semester when the 5 millionth item of UNLV scholarship was downloaded from Digital Scholarship@UNLV, the university's institutional repository. "Chinese transnationalism and the creation of a liberal public sphere," a Master of Arts in History thesis by Lanelle Elizabeth Cristman, was downloaded on March 19.