UNLV University Libraries invites you to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Collections and Archives on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Lied Library. The event will include a silent auction and special photo opportunities. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.
UNLV students are invited to participate in the University Libraries' Virtual Reality Lab Pilot Project. A new Virtual Reality Lab has been set up on the first floor of Lied Library to offer students studying health sciences the opportunity to test simulations in human anatomy and physiology of the eye.
Colleen O'Neil, an associate professor of history at Utah State University and former coeditor of the Western Historical Quarterly, will present the next Eadington Fellowship Colloquium, "Jobs and American Indian Sovereignty: The Challenge of Gaming" on Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Goldfield Room.
For 50 years, Special Collection and Archives has supported UNLV, the University Libraries, and the Southern Nevada community in fostering discoveries, increasing knowledge, advancing research, and contributing to the betterment of our community. Now we celebrate this milestone with a selection of 50 items pulled from our collections — treasures of our region. Curated by Su Kim Chung and Peter Michel, 50 Treasure for 50 Years contains historical documents and artifacts that represent themes, topics, and individuals that illustrate the depth and scope of our collections today.
A new exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now open in Special Collections and Archives in Lied Library at UNLV.
“UNLV @ 60: From Tumbleweed Tech to Top Tier,” curated by Tammi Kim, Special Collections Technical Services Librarian, shows the development of the physical UNLV campus and highlights student activities and engagement, as well as popular athletics programs.
The UNLV University Libraries recently received two grants totaling $54,900 from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial to fund digitization projects in Special Collections and Archives.
The first grant for $49,400 will fund the digitization of the Las Vegas Age, which ran from 1905-1947, and the region’s first newspaper, the Las Vegas Times, which ran from 1905-1906. The grant will be used to create an online, searchable versions of the two newspapers through the University Libraries website.