Thomas Padilla, Visiting Digital Research Services Librarian at the University of Nevada Las Vegas will lead Collections as Data: Part to Whole, a three-year national collections as data effort supported by a $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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.