UNLV University Libraries Dean Maggie Farrell was elected treasurer of the American Library Association for 2019-2022. She will assume her role as treasurer during the 2019 ALA Annual Conference scheduled in Washington, D.C. this summer.
To celebrate National Library Week, our Special Collections and Archives staff and students have recreated an historical image from the UNLV Photo Collection of staff and visitors in Special Collections and Archives from 1975.
As a child, Kristen Costello thought librarians knew all the answers. Now as a librarian herself, she realizes that, perhaps more importantly, they know how to find all the answers.
Four UNLV students were recently honored as winners of the inaugural UNLV Student Veteran Scholarship Symposium. The celebration of research by UNLV Rebel Vets was sponsored by the UNLV University Libraries, UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center, Academic Success Center, Graduate College, UNLV Writing Center, UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Intersection.
For UNLV junior Nathalie Martinez, being involved with the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project in the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives is a chance to not only connect with her own heritage, but to shine a light on the impact the Latinx community has had on the growth of Las Vegas.
The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Food Pantry and the Southern Nevada Health District to combat food insecurity and wipe out library fines through the Food For Fines program. This special Food For Fines program will run from April 1-30.
"Paris Dreams, City Scenes: Joel Berman and the Themed Resort" is a new exhibit curated by Peter Michel in the Flo Mlynarczyk Gallery on the third floor of Lied Library, pulling from the collection of Bergman Walls & Associates and the Paris design drawings.
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.