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!
Mellanye Lackey has joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries as the new Director of the Health Sciences Library. In her new role, Lackey will oversee faculty and staff at the Health Sciences Library and InfoCommons, which serves the Division of Health Sciences, including the UNLV School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Allied Health Sciences, and School of Community Health Sciences.
Buy your tickets for the 2019 Gayle A. Zeiter Children's & Young Adult Literature Conference on Thursday, March 7 featuring New York Times Best Selling and Newberry Award-winning author Kwame Alexander as the keynote speaker.
Senior UNLV elementary education major Elsa Lopez is currently learning more about her cultural background while working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project for the Oral History Research Center in Special Collections and Archives at the UNLV University Libraries. The project is collecting oral histories from Latinx residents of Southern Nevada to add more of the Latinx experience to our region’s historical record.
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.