New and returning UNLV transfer students are invited to join the University Libraries for a Transfer Student Mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 2-5 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library.
The University Libraries has announced the Spring 2019 Faculty and Graduate Student Workshop Series schedule. Ranging from how to navigate the world of Academic Twitter to beginner and advanced training for how to get the most out of SPSS, these free workshops offer faculty and graduate students opportunities to learn more about research tools available through the Univeristy Libraries.
A trip to UNLV’s Lied Library for Leadership Las Vegas’ Annual History & Arts Day turned into a significant donation to support efforts to document and preserve the history of Las Vegas by Mark and Marianne Haley. The Haleys, who have previously supported programs at the UNLV University Libraries, chose to support UNLV’s Special Collections & Archives and the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project after learning about the Libraries’ innovative and proactive efforts to collect and preserve the region’s history.
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.
The University Libraries are now hiring student worker positions for the Spring 2019 semester. You can help make a difference by enhancing the library experience for students, staff and community members. We have a variety of positions for you to learn new skill sets that you can use throughout your college career and beyond.
When Dr. Melissa Rorie, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at UNLV, was looking for a creative way to engage students in a class project that went beyond a traditional research paper, she reached out to the Knowledge Production department in the University Libraries for help. Through a recommendation from Urban Studies Librarian Susie Skarl, Rorie was able to connect with the University Libraries’ Design Lab Specialist Leah Howd to discuss ways she could integrate video into a class assignment.
The 2019 Student Veteran Scholarship Symposium, scheduled for Friday, March 8 from 2-5 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library, is an opportunity for veteran and military service member students to present scholarly and creative work in a welcoming and professional forum.Participating students may present a poster/exhibit or a 10-minute presentation/performance. Undergraduate and graduate participants are encouraged to apply. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, February 1.