Beginning October 24, University Libraries will participate in International Open Access Week, collaborating with academic and research communities around the world to promote and learn about the potential benefits of open access. Join the Libraries for several events throughout the week, including an introductory webinar, a graduate student workshop on journal evaluation, and a panel discussion on publishing an open access journal.
Funding for higher education, opposition to the Vietnam War, racial and social equality, gender and sexuality, and the environment are a few of the causes that have sparked students at UNLV to rally for change. A new exhibit, Please I'd Like to Grow, on the first floor of Lied Library celebrates the history of student activism at the university, from its early days as the University of Nevada, Southern Division and Nevada Southern University to the present.
All Clark County voters will have the opportunity to vote early for the November election at Lied Library. Early voting will take place November 2 - 4 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the extended study area on the 1st floor.
The UNLV University Libraries has been awarded a $210,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue work on a project to digitize historical Nevada newspapers. The two-year grant is a continuation of funding for the Nevada Digital Newspaper Project, an extension of the National Digital Newspaper Program sponsored by NEH and the Library of Congress. In 2014, UNLV University Libraries received a $311,000 NEH grant to launch the newspaper digitization and preservation project.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of one of the longest modern day labor strikes in American history, the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries are continuing work to preserve and document this important historical event.