Join the UNLV University Libraries for "Taking the Lead: A Live Oral History With Former UNLV President Don Snyder" on Tuesday, November 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library.
The Digital Collections department in UNLV University Libraries Special Collections & Archives has completed work on a grant-funded project to digitize documents related to water resources from the Union Pacific Railroad Collection. The project, funded by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Nevada State Library and Archives, resulted in the digitization of 55,000 pages of records.
UNLV researchers, students, and instructors are invited to participate in a conversation, "Money, Power, and Publishing," on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 1-2 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library. The event will raise awareness of how academic work circulates online and the steps we can take to ensure our own work is accessible for everyday people around the globe.
The Oral History Research Center has launched a new podcast in conjunction with KUNV. The inaugural season, Latinx Voices Unveiled, features commentary and interviews from the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada Project.
On October 6, the UNLV University Libraries will launch Rebel Hours @ Lied Library, a pilot program to provide UNLV and NSHE students with more-secure access to Lied Library during late-night hours. This experimental program has been designed to provide a safe and secure environment for UNLV and other NSHE students studying and working on class and research projects during the late evening hours on the busiest days of the fall semester – Sunday through Thursday evenings from 9 p.m. to Midnight.
UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers is establishing a $5 million endowment to support a rare books curator and bolster the rare books collection at the UNLV University Libraries. The endowment will fund the Beverly Rogers Rare Books Curator, the first named position in the University Libraries. Rogers will also donate her personal book collection, valued at more than $1 million, to the libraries’ Special Collections and Archives division.
Join the UNLV University Libraries for "Decolonizing Wikipedia: An edit-a-thon to Strengthen the Representation of Indigenous People and Communities" on Wednesday, November 6 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library.