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.
Nearly complete runs of two early Las Vegas newspapers are now available to view and search online thanks to a project from the UNLV University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives Division. With funding from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, the Las Vegas Age, which was published from 1905-1947, and the Las Vegas Times, the city’s first newspapers published from 1905-1906, are available online through the UNLV University Libraries website and with portions soon to be available through the Library of Congress Chronicling America website.
Stop by the Teacher Development & Resources Library in the Carlson Education Building on Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a Bring Your Child To Work Day Open House.
Looking for a summer job on-campus? The University Libraries is now hiring to fill several student positions for the summer. Check out our student employee website and fill out an application!
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.
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!