Please join the UNLV University Libraries and cultural heritage colleagues from across Nevada on Tuesday, May 10 for a day of small group learning and nuts and bolts information-sharing including sessions on preparing to digitize, equipment specifications for capturing digital images, creating metadata, and finding funding for projects. The workshop is geared toward organizations who have collections in mind to digitize, but need a crash course to develop a project plan. All attendees will leave the workshop with concrete plans customized for their organization.
Learn about how to prepare your application for the Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards at an upcoming workshop on Wednesday, April 3 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Eureka Room, Lied Library.
The University Libraries will have modified hours during UNLV's Spring Break from Saturday, March 16 through Sunday, March 24.
For UNLV senior Maribel Estrada Calderón, working on Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada in UNLV University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives has been an opportunity to connect with fellow students and learn from oral historians in the UNLV Oral History Research Center. We sat down with the 2015 Rancho High School graduate to talk about her experience working on Latinx Voices and what she hopes future researchers will be able to gain from these stories.
The University Libraries is now accepting applications for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Instructional Development Grants. The grants promote and support faculty exploration of GIS tools and methods in the design of research assignments that allow students to visualize and critically examine information in novel ways.
The library often gets temporary access to databases in various disciplines in order to gauge whether we should buy them. Please check out a few trials and let us know what you think!
Applications are now being accepted for the Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards. The University Libraries present the awards annually to undergraduate students who have completed significant research projects that make sophisticated and interesting use of library collections.
The UNLV University Libraries and Department of Art are hosting an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on women and non-binary artists of color on Wednesday, March 27 from 2-5 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library. The edit-a-thon is an event where you can quickly help expand the world’s most popular online research tool. People of all gender identities and expressions are welcome to participate. It's a great way to do your part to close the gender gap, acquire new skills, and improve Wikipedia!
The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Writing Center to offer students extended hours for getting assistance with writing projects. During the Spring 2019 semester, the UNLV Writing Center will have walk-in hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays (excluding Spring Break) from 5-8 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library. The pilot project will run from Jan. 29-May 2.